TAIPING INTRODUCTION WEEK2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 210€ a week. Program runs Mon-Fri (free weekends). Mandatory to start the programme. Not Repetitive.
- Code : G/MLS/TIW2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
THE GREEN LION
Program Description This program will give you an overview of Perak, first day of the week will explore the historical town of Taiping. Followed by Kuala Sepetang the next day to observe the life of fishing village, visiting a traditional charcoal factory. On the 3rd day you will visit Kuala Kangsar the royal town of Perak, visiting one of the traditional palaces and a gallery showcasing the royal artifacts. On the 4th day, travelling to Ipoh capital of Perak being named the 6th Best of Asia by lonely planet this year, followed by Lumut beach in the afternoon, will be staying a night in Lumut before visiting Pangkor Island one of the most beautiful islands on the west coast of Malaysia the next morning. Aims &Objectives The aim &objective is to get familiar with the local cultures and customs before commencement of your community engagement project.
About the Accommodation Accommodation in Perak is a hostel dormitory. Furthermore, there is a refrigerator which you are welcome to use to store food and beverages. Food Arrangements Malaysian food is tasty and diverse and you can expect to experience a myriad of flavors and meals during their stay. Typical dishes include wanton noodles (noodles and pork dumplings either dry or soup), nasi goreng (fried rice and vegetables) or roti canai (is a type of Indian influenced flatbread found in Malaysia. Breakfasts are varied and and include toast, cereals, etc. Tea, coffee and purified water is available at the house. We do not recommend that you drink water straight from the tap. The Taiping project participants accommodation will be same as for Perak project participants. Facilities The centre is surrounded by plenty of shops, banks, atms, 7-11, supermarket and a shopping mall within 5 minutes walking distance. Supermarket, salon, Laundromat, money exchange, ATM, sim card shop, and photocopy shops are all located within 1 kilometers radius.
Taiping is a town located in Larut, Matang and Selama District, Perak, Malaysia. With a population of 217,647, it is the second largest town in Perak after Ipoh, the state capital. Taiping is a town located in Larut, Matang and Selama District, Perak, Malaysia. Taiping took over Kuala Kangsar’s role as the state capital from 1876 to 1937, but was then replaced by Ipoh. Its growth slowed down after that, but in recent years the town has been developing rapidly again. Perak State Museum is located in the town. Taiping also receives some limelight for being the wettest town in Peninsular Malaysia. The average annual rainfall is about 4,000mm in Taiping while the peninsula’s average is 2,000mm – 2,500mm. Its unusual rainfall has also led to a fertile collection of flora and century-old rain trees in the Taiping Lake Gardens.
Open all year, starting on Mondays, arrival on Sundays and departure on Saturday morning, participation fee 210€ per week. Program runs Mon-Fri, (free weekends). Mandatory to start the programme. Compulsory starting dates for 2018 : Jan 1st, Jan 15th, Feb 5th, Feb 19th, Mar 5th, Mar 19th, Apr 2nd, Apr 16th, May 7th, May 21st, Jun 4th, Jun 18th, Jul 2nd, Jul 9th, Jul 16th, Jul 23rd, Aug 6th, Aug 20th, Sep 3rd, Sep 17th, Oct 1st, Oct 15th, Nov 5th, Nov 19th, Dec 3rd, Dec 17th. Reception at KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) at the arrival (Sun 8 am to 8 pm). Early / Late arrival (Mon¬Sat): Pick¬ups outside regular arrival times are only available on a case by case basis, but no need to worry, you can easily get to our center on your own.
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