I posted the shot above on All About Ipoh sometime ago, and this image almost brought tears to many pair of eyes. A little too melodramatic? Maybe.
But not if you are a child of the 80′s and spent most of your childhood and teenage days shopping at Super Kinta, or gradually developing the slight-rebellious nature and ventured over to Kompleks Yik Foong for the arcade games after school. I am sure you can relate to the heart-wrenching tales of how this Ipoh landmark tried desperately to stay relevant in the late 90′s, yet succumbing to the modern charm of Ipoh Parade and Jusco Kinta City sometime around 2003.
This post is a compilation of images taken at the former Super Kinta and its vicinity last weekend. Gather your parents, grandparents or even great grandparents if you will. And grab that tissue box, just in case. Let’s talk a walk down memory lane …….. Read the rest of this entry »