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Swinging In Paradise...., Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

Swinging In Paradise....

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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So on our second day here, Maureen and I have settled into our own little routines. Maureen likes reading her books in the shade in her lounge chair , and I like laying on my beach towel down on the sand , watching the waves and being warm!!!! I have ...

Waiting for the Philippines, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

Waiting for the Philippines

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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After flying in from Sarawak, we arrive in Sabah in the city of Kota Kinabalu the weather is crap. We didn't know what we was doing in Sarawak, we had a few ideas and looking around found out they were really expensive! For example; Diving at Sipidan ...

HCM to Kuala Lumpur to Phuket, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

HCM to Kuala Lumpur to Phuket

A travel blog entry by kevinmoss

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... ;  We didn't have any news though, but the clock was ticking and we needed to get checked in. We were booked on Air Malaysia (the cheapest I could find) so we queued up and proceeded to check-in our bags.  We were a bit apprehensive because, as ...

A Quick Stop in KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

A Quick Stop in KL

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... - these are fried rice dishes with eggs, meat and vegetables; quite spicy! Perhaps one of the more confusing things about Malaysia is that the currency (ringitt) has different coins and different coloured notes which are the same value; this makes paying ...

Penang - Bye bye beach, Pinang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang - Bye bye beach

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... the bus (public transport in Malaysia is flawless) to Kek Lok Si Temple in Air Itam, it's the biggest buddhist temple in Malaysia. Luckily that day there was very few people around and this gave the place a really eerie, peaceful feeling. The architecture ...

One Night in Mersing - day 10, Mersing, Malaysia travel blog

One Night in Mersing - day 10

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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We were the only foreigners on the six-hour coach trip from Kuala Lumpur, heading for the port town of Mersing (so that we could get a ferry to Pulau Tioman the following morning).  Perhaps it was for this reason that we appeared to be the only ...

Where is Bus 11???, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Where is Bus 11???

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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... my way around foreign cites so well on my own. But we've managed to not get too lost. The local people from Malaysia  are soooo nice, we have only met two other Americans , and there are few tourist her at all. The food has such variety, ...

Even Small Jellyfish Pack a Pretty Big Sting...., Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

Even Small Jellyfish Pack a Pretty Big Sting....

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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So our first full day in Langkawi started out with some relaxing beach time...the water here is warm and beautiful, and the beaches have the whitest sand I have ever seen. The small boutique hotel has only about 20 rooms, and about 15 beach chairs, so ...

Camaraderie in Cameron Highlands - days 29 to 32, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Camaraderie in Cameron Highlands - days 29 to 32

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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... ; We were to stay in one of the 'Nissen Huts'; semi-circular tubes of metal which had housed British troops when Malaysia was under the administration of the UK.  The setup was very summer camp-like, with communal everything.  Amenities around ...

Malaysia - Overview, Johor Bahru, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia - Overview

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... Malaysian Borneo as well so we can enjoy the rainforest experience.   It outstrips its neighbour Thailand in all departments and is a real gem of the Orient. For a stunningly varied trip head to Malaysia, but be prepared for some serious ...

Day 63:  A Taste of Penang, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Day 63: A Taste of Penang

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... Sunshine, all as Mr. Czech showed me around town and shared what knowledge he had of it. We ate dinner at a hawker center (Malaysia has them too), his was fried rice, mine was fried rice + fried egg. I hoped to order something more interesting, but had a ...

flesh eating fish...., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

flesh eating fish....

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... .  All I need are some people to put up the front money....any investors out there???     July 8 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...an exotic name like this...I'm expecting some ability to feel it's history...but this is a bright shiny city...as ...

This is Joseph Conrad territory, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

This is Joseph Conrad territory

A travel blog entry by zee

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Borneo! My preconceptions of this place were of primitive jungle, full of headhunters and crocodiles competing to end my trip even earlier. Well... a concrete jungle and a traffic jam were my first impressions. It got better fast though. Kuching is a ...

Hikers Wishes and Tea Lovers Dreams, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Hikers Wishes and Tea Lovers Dreams

A travel blog entry by lisa-ashley

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... underbrush, with streams of water running throughout. Bangladeshi workers brave the steep inclines picking the finest tea Malaysia has to offer. Clouds glide atop mountains like white feathers flying in the wind, rising from the valleys of ...

Cultural (con)fusion, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Cultural (con)fusion

A travel blog entry by zee

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The most amazing thing happened on the way to Penang... an easy border crossing! Wait- stop. Think about it. Appreciate it, as I did. This was bloody amazing. Innumerable minibus, bus and ferry transfers worked seamlessly. No one ripped me off. Customs ...

Penang - Part 2, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang - Part 2

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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On Sunday 12th September 2004 I went to Palace Payar Marine park, this is near Langkawi Island. From Georgetown we took a ferry to the park, it took about 1 hours to get there, but sitting on the top deck of the ferry in the sun made it a very nice ...

At home in Penang, Pinang, Malaysia travel blog

At home in Penang

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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It doesn't take long to realise your at home somewhere, or that your country has once put it's mark there anyhow. We jumped off the ferry (more stepped off slowly in the unbearable heat) and walked down a couple of streets avoiding the use of a taxi ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Having eventually left Singapore after our extended stay, we took a bus from Singapore to Malaysia, with our first stop being a small city called Melaka on the west coast.  If only the bus journeys and border crossings for the rest of the trip are as ...

Brother Martin, Sister Kate - Welcome to Penang, Pinang, Malaysia travel blog

Brother Martin, Sister Kate - Welcome to Penang

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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Welcome to Penang. Penang is an island hanging off the west coast of mainland Malaysia, accessed by either an extraordinarily long suspension bridge or a ferry which departs Butterworth frequently. Penang is a multi-cultural centre, with a colonial charm ...

On to Langkawi, but I don't want to leave, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

On to Langkawi, but I don't want to leave

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... . We ventured back to resort, via some impressive snorkeling,  to search for Jorge before hopping on the boat to Langkawi in Malaysia.  Once in Langkawi, we find a beautiful resort just in time to change and head out to dinner and then hit up ...

It's just so...clean..., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

It's just so...clean...

A travel blog entry by zee

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Wow. Pizza Hut. I love you. Definitely my first stop after the islands. I know, this is sheer treason to the older travellers who regaled me with their stories when i was growing up and helped instill my wanderlust. I'm sure their motto would run ...

The Hub of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

The Hub of Malaysia

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... largely of reinforced concrete, with a steel and glass facade designed to resemble motifs found in Islamic art, a reflection of Malaysia's Muslim religion. The towers feature a sky bridge between the two towers on 41st and 42nd floors, which is the ...

Kuala Lumpur - Back in a big city, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur - Back in a big city

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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... on Merkada Square(sounds unimpressive but is actually pretty damn huge, the tallest in the world) which was raised when Malaysia gained its independance, every year thousands descend on the grassy area to celebrate Merdeka Day. I was really taken aback ...

Last Stop In Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia travel blog

Last Stop In Malaysia

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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We caught a bus and made it to our last stop in Malaysia, "Johor Bahru" for 2 nights. Stopped at one museum for a little history and then some shopping and a ...

Chilling in Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

Chilling in Langkawi

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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So much for all our plans of excitement and adventure in Langkawi. We arrived, we sat on the beach, we had a beer, we ate some, we had a swim, we had another beer, another beer, another beer... After 6 months of torture at the hands of Paul Bloody ...

Kuala Lumpur - the last stop before home, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur - the last stop before home

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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Touch down in KL after a great flight and make our way to the hotel. We have a couple of days here to see the sights and chill out before the final flight back to the UK - how depressing! Our hotel is in a great location right next to all the hawker ...

Cameron Highlands Tea, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands Tea

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... slopes for growing tea, then a prized commodity. The Cameron Highlands are still home to many tea plantations, being Malaysia's largest tea-producing region. We went on some tours of the area which included: two tea plantations, butterfly and bee ...

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Away from Thailand we sprint!, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Away from Thailand we sprint!

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... got to e-mail them to get there secret spicy secret sauce, which the name deserts me on, simple creature, big tummy. Malaysia, good, good first impressions, really multicultural, majority Muslim country, but many Chinese, Hindu, Buddhist and Christian, we ...

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... them resembling the minarets of a mosque and the Star of Islam. At night this is a truly breathtaking structure.   With Malaysia celebrating its 50 years of Independence (Merdeka) last year, the namesake square with the world's largest ...

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