Travel Blogs from Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

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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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... taking a coach to Kuala Lumpur and from there take a second coach along a highway route to Tanah Rata, the main town of the Cameron Highlands.  We thought we would be a bit more adventurous and buck the trend by taking a coach to a town outside ...

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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... the wind, rising from the valleys of the tea plantations, to the linen white sky saurated with moisture.   The Cameron Highlands are incredible. Being a tea drinker and an adamant hiker, I have stumbeled upon my mountain paradise. The climate ...

Mango Lassi, Tcafe, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Mango Lassi

A travel blog entry by jawad

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I have found a place here on the main street that sells mango lassi and a whole host of vegetarian dishes. It is called Tcafe and although pricey when compared with other Malaysian restaurants its worth it for the mango lassi. They don't sell it by the ...

Terror Treking, Gunung Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Terror Treking

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... started the steep and winding climb up the tarmac track to the top of the mountain. Even in the relative coolness of the Cameron Highlands this was a very tiring and sweaty ascent. We stopped every now and then to admire the views and take photos. ...

Raining in Tanah Rata, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Raining in Tanah Rata

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... I was supposed to be waiting at (it's the second one along from Puduraya by the way). When buying the bus ticket for Cameron Highlands (or any other destination for that matter) it is always advisable to go direct to the operator kiosk listing that ...

Treking again, Gunung Berembun, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Treking again

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... by scaling Gunung Brinchang again (but this time carefully staying on the trail) I also wanted to see some of the other sites the highlands had to offer. In the end I opted for Path 9A that was fairly tame according to my map and guide book. On the way ...

High Tea High Up!, Penang, Cameron Highlands, Kuala Lumpur and Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

High Tea High Up!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... our bags to walk to KOMTAR Penangs main bus station. We caught the 2.45pm bus to the Cameron Highlands for the 6 hour journey. I was surprised how scenic Malaysia was, the whole six hours we were driving through mountains and forests and the last hour ...

Tea Time, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Time

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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My infatuation with the Malay people continues.  Farva, your suspension...CONTINUES! My trip from Langkawi to the Cameron Highlands was less than ideal, but I've become highly tolerant of less than ideal situations over the last few months.  ...

Have I gone the wrong way... ended up in Scotland?, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Have I gone the wrong way... ended up in Scotland?

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... Irish girls their fat - which of course went down well. Taken first of all to see the biggest tea plantation in the Cameron Highlands - basically huge valley covered with tea trees - great views, and get to see the Bangladeshi tea pickers(who get paid a ...

Everyday E likes Sundae (In tribute to Morrissey), Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Everyday E likes Sundae (In tribute to Morrissey)

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... till 23:00 trying to sort out what to do about Australia. Tomorrow we leave for the Perhention Islands off the North East coast of Malaysia for a bit of a chill out because that is all we have wanted to do since we left Myanmar. Still we hear rumours of ...

A little cool down, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

A little cool down

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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In the morning before we left for Cameron Highlands we went out to search for some breakfast. Instead of sitting down we decided we just wanted some fruit and bread stuff. So we picked up some slurpie's (of course) and went to check out some street stalls ...

The Cool Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata (Cameron Highlands), Malaysia travel blog

The Cool Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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After KL we headed north to the town of Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands, a former British hill station and tea plantation area. It was just the change of scenery we were after - cool climate, lush green mountainous countryside, jungly terrain and ...

Day 147 - Day 152, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Day 147 - Day 152

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... restaurant were great all week. And I didn't get any of that fever that the doctor warned I might come down with. The Cameron Highlands is five hours from Kuala Lumpur, and with K.L. being the transport hub it is it's not inconceivable that I'll be ...

Day 123 - Day 129, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Day 123 - Day 129

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... and all were very colourful. I didn't take my camera but hopefully I can get one or two photos from Zaf. All around the Cameron Highlands are numbered trails and treks. On one day I went out on my own with a local map and headed for trek number ...

Day 122, Kuala Kangsar and the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Day 122

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... and said no one had ever asked him about that place! He took me by the arm and told me to get straight to the Cameron Highlands. But, it's my trip not his so I was on my way. The Lonely Planet guide is pretty indifferent about Kuala Kangsar but I ...

Here there and everywhere, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Here there and everywhere

A travel blog entry by piholland

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... required! The mini bus driver made up for this serene crossing by making it his personal mission to get us to the Cameron Highlands in a world record time, he overtook on blind bends, drove in the hard shoulder in traffic and overtook anything anywhere ...

Aussies in the mist - Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Aussies in the mist - Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... butterflies went mental at the commotion and we after questioning management's sanity we beat a hasty retreat. Well, that's about it for Cameron Highlands except that it was a good place to meet fellow travellers and it was a pleasant stop all round. Oh ...

A plucking good time, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

A plucking good time

A travel blog entry by zee

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As I came through the mountains an amazing sight through the bus windows hit me, which has been repeated throughout Malaysia: jungle wilderness parting to reveal apartment blocks. In the middle of nowhere, with hectares of wilderness around, Malaysians ...

Day 146, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Day 146

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... , long trousers). Sure it rains a bit but it's only water, right?  There is something decidedly English about the Cameron Highlands, you look around at the mock Tudor buildings, the hills, the roads and even the odd old red English telephone box ...

Strawberry Fields Forever, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Strawberry Fields Forever

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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For some reason I went and bought my bus ticket to the Cameron Highlands at the hostel even though I then had to make my own way back over on the ferry to Butterworth to the bus station where I could buy the ticket for 6 Ringit less. At least the ferry is ...

Tea: A Drink with Jam and Bread, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea: A Drink with Jam and Bread

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... Penang-lodging guest house. We lounged outside, ate strawberries, had a beer and enjoyed the fresh air and cooler weather. The Cameron Highlands are so incredibly pleasant. The temperature hovers mostly in the mid-to-high 60s, the scenery is beautiful and ...

A Haven for Tea Lovers, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

A Haven for Tea Lovers

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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... . It was time to leave Kuala Lumpur behind. Following the usual pattern of "big city, small town" I booked a coach to the Cameron Highlands for some cool weather and beautiful vistas. Slap bang in the middle of the backpacker trail, this place is famed ...

Cameron Highlands Tour, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands Tour

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Got up early today to make the 8:45am pickup from the lodge for the Cameron Highlands tour everyone kept recommending to me. At RM15 it was quite cheap for a half day guided coach tour so I was not really expecting it to be that good. How wrong I ...

18 Again, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

18 Again

A travel blog entry by hils

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I got up and headed over to the bus station to book my ticket to the Cameron Highlands. The bus station was very hot, very dark, very smelly and very very busy. I pushed my way through the crowds into the small area where the booking counters are. I ...

The Cameron Highlands - its a bit nippy, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The Cameron Highlands - its a bit nippy

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... copious amounts of creamed coffee to set us up for the day and our bus journey to The Cameron Highlands, an old colonial hillstation famed for being Malaysia's largest tea producing region.  It is a beautiful and cool fertile plateau where strawberry ...

It's a small world, Daniel's Lodge, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

It's a small world

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... for the journey and had breakfast at the local 'kedai kopi' (which means coffee house but is actually a restaurant). I've been in Malaysia for exactly a week and am pleased to say that I have managed to avoid all the 'foreign' fast food outlets and only ...

Jungle Trekking and Tea Plantations, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Trekking and Tea Plantations

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... really good! Nothing like you would get at home. Mogan was a pretty good and entertaining guide so we paid him a bit extra. If you are in the Cameron Highlands and fancy taking a tour with a local give Mogan a ring (0195278344) and see what he can ...

Wrong Turn, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Wrong Turn

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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The Great Outdoors, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

The Great Outdoors

A travel blog entry by anelegantchaos

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Bugs and Blowpipes, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Bugs and Blowpipes

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... England, for a few months of banterful action. Good lads by all account. But anyway that's the link up.. A tour of the Cameron Highlands by way of an all-day adventure-packed four-wheel-drive experience isn't exactly Dave's cup of tea, as it ...

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