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Friday, 3 January 2020

Attending A Wedding Ceremony & Dinner In Taiping

On the 21st December last year 2019 which was a Saturday, we drove to Taiping to attend a wedding ceremony and dinner. It usually takes about an hour's drive but on that day, it took about double the time to reach.
We didn't expect such heavy traffic when we entered the expressway. Fortunately, even though the traffic was heavy, at least it was moving but at a slower pace.
 The weather was fine and not too hot for travelling.
 As we neared the church, it rained. Thank God we found a space to park our car just opposite the church. We reached just in time before the wedding ceremony started.
 The pastor blessing the newly married couple.
 The groom kissing the bride.
 After the wedding ceremony, we had some time to spare before the dinner starts. We took a drive out to Taiping town.
 As hubby drove, I took these photos.
 Praying that it would not rain as we will be driving back to Ipoh after the dinner.
 Sunset in Taiping, taken from a moving car.
 On our way to the SS Traders Hotel, Taiping.
At the dinning table, I met an old classmate which I couldn't recognize.
 Wedding dinner was held at the SSL Traders Hotel's ballroom.
 The dinner started with 1) Traders Five Combination Platter
2) Braised Crab Meat Soup With Fish Lips
(sorry for the blur photo)
 3) Steamed Red Fish With Soy Sauce
4) Combination of Roast Chicken and Duck
 5) Deep Fried Prawns with Soy Sauce
 6) Fried Mixed Vegetables In Yam Ring
 7) Fried Rice With Salted Egg
The dinner ended with a sweet dessert 8) Sweetened Longan with White Fungus and Coconut Snow Cake (no photo to show). 
After dinner, we thanked the host and excused ourselves.
Thank God for journey mercy and we reached home safely about 10 pm.

Linking to Friday Bliss & Skywatch Friday.

Christ also suffered.
He died once for the sins of all us guilty sinners
although he himself was innocent of any sin at any time,
that he might bring us safely home to God.
But though his body died, his spirit lived on, ...
(1 Peter 3:18, The Living Bible-TLB)


  1. The huge beautiful cloud is my favorite.

  2. I like the most pic #2. Whutta lovely cloud formation.

  3. PTL for the safe journey to and fro. Wah, you censored the kissing photo! lolx!

    1. Thank you, Mun. Have to censor because I didn't ask permission to post their photos.

  4. Yummy spread of food. Congrats to the newlyweds.

    Maybe school holidays, so it was jammed on the highway.

  5. ...a happy day, but a day to have an umbrella!

    1. Thank you, Tom. We were glad the rain stopped by the time the ceremony was over.

  6. So glad you got there in time. You got some really stunning sky shots.

    1. Thank you, Rose. Yes, blessed with stunning sky.

  7. Piękna ceremonia, niezwykłe fotografie.

  8. Wedding ceremonies are so moving :) Happy New Year

  9. Weddings are fun to attend. Glad you got home safely. Wonderful food!!

  10. A nice town with beautiful views!
    Foods look so sumptuous!

  11. Beautiful skies and amazing looking food.

  12. A great trip and you found the perfect parking space. Good for you. Beautiful wedding and yummy on the food.

    Have a fabulous day and weekend, Nancy. ♥

    1. Thank you, Sandee. Have a wonderful weekend!

  13. Oh soo good trip nice wedding
    Happy Holidays

  14. Looks like a beautiful wedding. I like those big billowy clouds!

  15. Best wishes to the happy couple!

  16. It is always a joy to attend weddings. Feel happy for the couple. I like the photos you took from the moving car.

  17. What a colorful post...that roasted chicken and duck looks yummy

  18. What a joyful occasion! Glad everything went well with travelling, parking and weather. Lovely sky photos taken whilst on the move.

  19. Me alegra que lo pasaran bien. Besos.

  20. Traffic can be pretty bad during holidays. Luckily Taiping isn't that far away from Ipoh.


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