The Houses Along Andersen Road

A short drive out of town led us to a minor road on the left side of the main road to Taiping. This was Andersen Road in the 1950s but now has been renamed Jalan Matang Buluh. This particular area of Bagan Serai had always been referred to by the local residents as Matang Buluh, … Continue reading The Houses Along Andersen Road

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Bagan Serai, in the 1950s..

In the 1950s the town of Bagan Serai basically stretched for about half a kilometre. Coming from Parit Buntar in the north the town stretched  from the road junction to Alor Pongsu  right to the Chinese school just before the old police station on the road to Taiping. As my family and I drove through the town on … Continue reading Bagan Serai, in the 1950s..