Kee Hua Chee with the celebrated lan chiau plant!
Long and thick!
A good kiss and lick will always get you what you want
Same size as Kee Hua Chee's
Ng Kun Tek does a Kee Hua Chee
The Japanese Garden, the only one of its kind in the world located inside a tropical rainforest some 3,500 feet above sea level is part of Berjaya Hills Resort in Bukit Tinggi which is just after Genting Resort. Of course if you had pressed for time, go to Genting Resort which is spectacularly world class compared to its poor cousin Berjaya Hills Resort but these are facts and I am sure Berjaya Group boss Tan Sri Vincent Tan will not sue my pants off.
But if you have already visited Genting Resort for the umpteenth time, do drop by Berjaya Hills and check out the Japanese Garden which is 5 minutes from Colmar, a recreation of the famous French village of same name in France!
We could not drive all the way inside but had to park at the bottom of the hill and then trek a flight of staircase which is not a walk in the park! Even I had to catch my breath and I am so young and strong! I saw elderly ladies on the verge of surrendering! At the top there is another longish walk to the Japanese Garden so really I don't see why we could not drive higher since there is already a road and I saw a black Porsche driving down later with the owner removing the barrier.
But it was worth the walk as the Japanese Garden replicated amid a lush tropical jungle and relatively authentic though there are no maple trees or sakura/cherry blossoms! The garden is quite authentic and there is a typical Japanese Tea House, pavilion, Tatami Spa and Ryo Zan Tei Japanese restaurant perched above a hillslope overlooking a verdant forest.
From the restaurant Ng Kun Tek and I walked down into the Botanical Garden where I admired bromeliad plants as I am fond of them and also the stunning trumpet flowers which need cooler climes and impossible to grow in KL or at least they died under my ministrations! The Botanical Garden is separate from the Japanese Garden and is left to nature and does not have the cultivated and refined look of a Japanese garden.
You have to pay RM 12 per person, up from RM 10 due to higher costs of everything! But this price covers everything from Colmar to Japanese Garden and all other attractions so there are no more fees to pay.
The obligatory koi pond at the entrance of the garden
Very de Nippon ney
A Japanese ryokan in the Malaysian rainforest
RM 20 to loan a Japanese costume but this is not an expensive kimono but just a cotton robe used for casual summer wear
Come in take photos
Ng Kun Tek in green Nike to match the jungle
Small Japanese Tea House
The main attraction
Serene small cascade
Reflection of life
First geisha in tudung
Little Japanese girl
I always thought Japanese are fair skinned
She was a hit
The geisha wanted to carry her
Kee Hua Chee in Chinese New Year costume and snake pants in honour of 2013 Snake year
Lucky Kee Hua Chee has long legs
Spreading his legs is Kee Hua Chee's specialty
Ng Kun Tek follows Kee Hua Chee's idea
Big rock stars
Kee Hua Chee joins in
Ng Kun Tek does Flying Crane pose
Now Flying Crane kungfu
Ng Kun Tek tries to climb on top of this rock, an easy task
he is a six-footer so should be easy
He failed and tried to push boulder
Nice bamboo grove
Heliconias like the ones in my garden
View from deckj
Ng Kun Tek likes the Japanese buntings
Kee Hua Chee in kerwei pose
Ng Kun Tek in even more kerwei pose
I love flowers!
Ng Kun Tek in Botanical Garden and taking rest
Limp Ng Kun Tek
I like this bromeliad
Kee Hua Chee feels obliged to pose holding it in his hungry paws
This bud is same size as Kee Hua Chee's lian chiau so he has to hold it as it is so familiar
2 for the price of 1
Oh so big, thick and nice
Erotic lan chiau plant
Ng Kun Tek on bridge over dry stream bed
Nearly toppling over but sadly he didn't
King of the world!
Kee Hua Chee has long legs
Balancing act by Kee Hua Chee
Ng Kun Tek follows his idea
Cheers to the world
Ng Kun Tek does a Kee Hua Chee
So de nice
Flat lan chaiu look
Gems of the forest floor