Travel Blogs from Taiping, Malaysia

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Day 121, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Day 121

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... I left Penang at about 12am - that meant getting back on the ferry and arriving on the mainland at Butterworth again. I wanted a bus to Taiping where I would spend the night and check out the Taiping Zoo Night Safari. I had to wait 3 hours for a bus to ...

All Aboard For The Night Safari, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

All Aboard For The Night Safari

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... and see the Night Safari and tackle a 100 mile day tomorrow. It started to chuck it down with rain 7 miles from Taiping and we had to improvise waterproof covering for Tommy’s posh leather non-cycling compatible luggage - his waterproof jacket did ...

Jungle trek through Cameron Highlands, Tana Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle trek through Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by callis

We woke up early this morning to start our half-day tour.  We had no idea what we were in for.  We thought that it would be a bus expedition.  It was not.  It was a four hour hike straight up into the jungle.  I was not mentally ...

A Blinding Visit To Taiping Zoo Night Safari, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

A Blinding Visit To Taiping Zoo Night Safari

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... line for the tram. Seeing the crowd, I was hoping that the night safari shall be a good one indeed. Taiping Zoo was the first in Malaysia to organize the Night Safari activities which they commenced somewhere in early 1999 and then the rest of the zoo's ...

Tea plantages in the mountain, Cameron Highland, Malaysia travel blog

Tea plantages in the mountain

A travel blog entry by es_rossi

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Wir schwitzen und schwitzen und der Koerper ruft nach Abkuehlung. Die bekommt er auch. Das auf 1500 Metern. Eine Oase fuer alles was blueht und gedeiht. Hier waechst neben Tee alles andere an Blumen, exotischen Planzen die eine spannende und ...

Food, Food and more Food, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Food, Food and more Food

A travel blog entry by sitwed

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Hello again. Just spent the last 3 days in Taiping, is a little town that daves family hail from. With that fact we stayed with his aunty when we were there, which was really good and gave us a chance to save a bit of money. First day we got there we ...

Zoo Taiping & A Break 2 Penang, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Zoo Taiping & A Break 2 Penang

A travel blog entry by tsjones3

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... the length of Stony High Street it used to be really important but now its a bit rundown and doesn't have much importance in Malaysia. But in practise i've liked the places where you don't see the tourists. Real Gap had kindly given a budget of 250 ...

Oppe i de koeligere luftlag, Bukit Larut (Maxwell Hill), Malaysia travel blog

Oppe i de koeligere luftlag

A travel blog entry by elinatroels

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Som naevnt i forrige entry var det ikke helt saa let at komme til vestkysten, som vi havde haabet paa.  Det endte med tog noget af vejen, bus et stykke videre, og til sidst - faktisk de sidste 200-300 km - med et lift paa tomlen. Det kraevede en ...

day 56, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

day 56

A travel blog entry by dawey

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... hostel at 7:30. First stop was the ferry, as with bicycle you are not allowed to cross the bridge from penang to mainland malaysia. After the ferry, we follow the highway. the weather is pretty hot, but acceptable, its just about 100 km to taiping. Not ...

The hardest backpacking day yet..., Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

The hardest backpacking day yet...

A travel blog entry by afoster

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... before catching a free shuttle bus to the jetty so we could get the passenger ferry back to Butterworth. We bought a bus ticket for Taiping and the bus was complete luxury in comparison to the bus we had from Alor Star. There were a total of three other ...

Museum Day, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Museum Day

A travel blog entry by afoster

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... probably aimed at us! We eventually arrived at a prison built in 1887, which is where some of the executions of Malaysia's drug offenders are carried out. We actually saw a group of prisoners dressed in fluorescent yellow overalls being escorted into the ...

Taiping, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Taiping

A travel blog entry by mikesblog

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... Penang for Thaipusam. He also agreed to pick us up in the morning to take us on a tour around town. Taiping is the richest state in Malaysia and made its money originally from tin mines. It still remains affluent today - even to the point that there ...

day 57, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

day 57

A travel blog entry by dawey

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we had to get up at 7:00. that was the plan. We are still pretty tired and as 2 of our team members did not show up, even we ae waiting over an hour, we decided to go to bed again, leaving our bike with the bags at the lobby.  At 8:30 every showed ...

Taiping -  Off the Beaten Track, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Taiping - Off the Beaten Track

A travel blog entry by cereal42

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... in a coach station just outside Taiping center, we had to get a local bus to Taiping center. Tom inquired at a coach companies counter (one thing Malaysia seems to lack are tourist/travel information points at transport terminals) and was told to walk ...

Worst food, but great animal watching, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Worst food, but great animal watching

A travel blog entry by groundhopper

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Taiping we like and do not like to remember. First the bad issue. The food was definitely the worst of all Malaysia. Sorry Taiping, 0 points! Now we come to 12 points: The Taiping Zoo. It is so far the best in SE Asia, which I have visited. Lots of rare ...

Tiger and Tapir Time, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Tiger and Tapir Time

A travel blog entry by gemmandmatt

... intertwined with walkways, cheeky possessive macaques joggers, courting couples and swan pedalos.    Taiping also, apparently, houses one of the best zoos in Malaysia. After Singapore Zoo we did think that it might not live up to expectations ...

VISIT TAIPING LAKE AND ZOO, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

VISIT TAIPING LAKE AND ZOO

A travel blog entry by mofabisa

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time to visit ZOO TAIPING, LAKE GARDEN dan juga mamam kuihtiaw ...

BUKIT GANTANG R&R, Bukit Gantang, Malaysia travel blog

BUKIT GANTANG R&R

A travel blog entry by mofabisa

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perhentian ke 3 adalah di RR Bukit Gantang di mana clue berikutnyer dikehendaki membeli kacang rebus dan mengambil resit sebagai bukti pembelian sebelum kami bertolak ke Georgetown untuk mendapatkan clue ...

Taiping, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Taiping

A travel blog entry by alexlim

First work outstation. Going to many ...

Taiping Zoo, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Taiping Zoo

A travel blog entry by zoeb

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On Saturday we got the mini bus up to Taiping which took around 3 hours.  We had so much luggage between us that my rucksack had to be tied onto the roof and i had visions of my pants flying down the motorway behind us! Luckily we got there in one ...

Taiping Trip, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Taiping Trip

A travel blog entry by iamatinydot

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Family celebrations, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Family celebrations

A travel blog entry by junipops

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... : We stayed at Flemington hotel overlooking the lake gardens. This was the first time all of us including Gran were in Malaysia together (since I was 3 anyway)! Had a tea ceremony at my grandparents, where we exchanged tea with them and in return received ...

KL and onwards, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

KL and onwards

A travel blog entry by davidandmarjory

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... if the door has been unlocked for too long.  Was this explained by the agent?   Express way drive to Taiping with superb limestone scenery, green vegetation and trees, distant mountains, excellent quality roads and our first sighting of Plastic ...

First 'Real' Use of My Backpack, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

First 'Real' Use of My Backpack

A travel blog entry by azrulazmie

... to backpack in real sense just yet. Just to use the backpack. After brief planning, me and Nani agreed to hit the train to Taiping, an old mining town from the British time. As many old mining town, it is said to be haunted (or so we thought) ...

George Town - Taiping, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

George Town - Taiping

A travel blog entry by mikehaenger

10.12.2013: Zwei Polizeimotorräder sperrten die Straße ab und wir konnten in aller Ruhe unseren Weg im Konvoi zur Fähre radeln. Das war ein schöner Start in den Tag. Weniger schön war, daß meine Schuhe auf den 2 Kilometern bis zur Fähre, im ...

Day 23 - The pretty zoo..., Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Day 23 - The pretty zoo...

A travel blog entry by gab4ever

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... or KL, so this was one thing I might like and what was worth a visit hehe. It is said that it is the oldest zoo in Malaysia, you could tell, a little by the fences and all, but they were actually rebuilding some nice things. First I had to drive a bit (of ...

Penang, zoo work and off to Kuching!, Taiping, Malaysia, Malaysia travel blog

Penang, zoo work and off to Kuching!

A travel blog entry by sally63howse

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... was travelling back day and the wait for the bus under a tent cum tarpaulin thing was a killer for me -SO hot! Back in lovely Taiping, it was back to work at the zoo on Weds and I can hardly believe its Friday already and we only have one day proper ...

Une petite ville de province, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Une petite ville de province

A travel blog entry by zoko

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A peine descendus du bus, nous sommes conduits par Alan et sa mère jusqu'à Bukit Larut .Il est trop tard pour que y grimpions ce soir, alors il nous accompagne jusqu'à la gare. Vraiment sympa, d'autant plus qu'il nous a spontanément propose son aide! ...

Greetings from Malaysia!, Taiping, Malaysia, Malaysia travel blog

Greetings from Malaysia!

A travel blog entry by sally63howse

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... a massive sweat just walking to walk so you're pretty much dripping once you've done the cleaning! What's really unusual here in Taiping? Westerners! Therefore everywhere we go we're stared at and hooted and called to-nicely, but it's a bit weird til you ...

So why don't you blow me a kiss before she goes, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

So why don't you blow me a kiss before she goes

A travel blog entry by fatventures

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Panas panas! Penangista Taipingiin ollaan paasty ja pian on kuukausi takana matkaa. Kun lahettiin Penangista tanne pain ni kysyttiin muutamaan otteeseen mista bussi lahtee ja vastauksia tuli mm. "laiturit 24-28 ja laiturit 26-28" ja matkaan lahdettiinkin ...

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