Friday, August 19, 2011

Chimneys of Convent Primary School

The chimneys of Convent Primary School in Tanah Rata,Cameron Highlands
is definitely a unique one for a  French influence colonial building
which was officially opened in 1935 as a broarding school called the Pensionnat Notre Dame.
During the WW2 it was used as a hospital by the Japanese
and later again by the British until it was handed back to the congregation
to be restored and used as a school again.





The emblem on the wall.










A view of Tanah Rata from the school.


9 comments:

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  2. This a gorgeous building. And such elaborate chimney pots - I wonder if there was a reason, other than whimsical decoration?

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  3. Very nice photos with beautiful architectural details.

    Regards1

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  4. Violetsky,
    These chimneys are real ones as the highland have an average day time temp of ~23deg C and night average of 10deg C with a record low of 7.8deg C
    recorded in 1978.

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  5. Very nice capture of the beautiful chimneys. Thanks for sharing. I like your pictorial blog & I've followed it.

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  6. sorry, bad link to my site in the first comment.

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  7. Tanah Rata,Cameron Highlands. Nice shoot and nice building.

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  8. Hi Thomas, wonderful post you have there. Interesting post. I've been to Cameron Highlands once but did not had the chance to visit the school. Beautiful colonial building, well preserved.

    Have a great week ahead. Thanks for visiting! :-)

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