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Once upon a time in Ipoh

The capital of Perak State, Ipoh, is the third largest city in Malaysia, with an estimated population of 710,000. Ipoh is known for many things, but historically, it was instrumental in the tin mining industry, which led to an economic boom in the region around the turn of the 19th century. 565 more words

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SUCCUMBING TO RUST...

rusted tools
from days of glory
Herberton

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HERBERTON 1

Life was hard in the old tin-mining town of Herberton where the first claim was made in 1880.  I’ll post more on this later…

…and these were what replaced the tents and bark huts.  6 more words

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