Travel Blogs from Tanah Rata, Malaysia

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Cameron Highlands Tea, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands Tea

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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... temp from about 85 to 70 degrees. We found a nice little inn on the hill over looking the town of  Tanah Rata. The Highlands were named after William Cameron, a British colonial government surveyor who discovered the plateau during a mapping ...

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 ...

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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... keeping up with my adventures online while I had been off on my travels, and knew in advance that I was coming back to Tanah Rata today. Unfortunately it has been raining on and off since I have arrived here and it's looking pretty miserable outside. ...

The first two weeks of Malaysia..., Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The first two weeks of Malaysia...

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... my beautiful and adaptable and infinitely patient husband from melting in the tropical heat, we caught a bus to our current location: Cameron Highlands. Since this has been an insanely long entry, I will write about Tanah Rata in the next ...

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 ...

Cool weather in Malaysia, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cool weather in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... Melacca's history. We also took a stroll to Bukit St. Paul, the ruins of the first Catholic Church (I believe) in Malaysia. It sits atop a hill which overlooks all of Melacca. Along the ruins there are many artists selling their painting/drawings. We ...

Hittin' the road again, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Hittin' the road again

A travel blog entry by philthy

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We hit the road again tomorrow, but I must say our stay here has been great. The family & locals that run the place we are staying are very friendly. A few nights ago, as Sarah and I were in the "common area" and about ready to call it a night, the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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... annual rainfall of 3+ metres ensures it's probably the wettest. Cloud and mist often smothers the towns of Brinchang, Tanah Rata and Ringlet, and the mock Tudor architecture somehow both starkly contrasts and nicely compliments the surrounding lush green ...

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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... to drink any water during the journey, but it was still tough on my bladder. And no food at all. We finally arrived in Tanah Rata at 10 p.m., after restaurants in the tiny town (53 storefronts according to our guest house owner) had closed for the night. ...

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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... myself down to the bus station and catch the coach at 10:30. Five hours later I checked into the 'Twin Pines' guest-house in Tanah Rata and got my own little section of attic space for only RM10 which I thought was very reasonable. This place was also the ...

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

18 Again

A travel blog entry by hils

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... I don't think Debbie's mum was quite with it. I spent the remainder of the bus journey pretending I didn't know Debbie. Got to Tanah Rata a few hours later. By this time the battery on Debbie's borrowed phone had died, so she comandeered the phone of ...

Exploring the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Exploring the Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... dollars. But the workers attract other benefits such as free housing etc. Talking about wages, there is no minimum wage here in Malaysia. I have since learnt that some workers in KFC, for example, are earning 2RM per hour (less than 1 aussie dollar). ...

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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... we began to traverse the hills and I must admit I felt a little travel sick but it soon passed. We arrived in Tanah Rata at about 4pm and were dropped off outside Daniels Lodge where we appreciatively breathed in the cool mountain air, we took a ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by faff

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... for a nice cool temperate climate. This is a welcome relief from the sticky heat at sea level. We stayed at Father's Guesthouse in Tanah Rata. This guesthouse is run by an Indian family and is an excellent place to stay, even better if you score a twin ...

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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We were up and raring to go at 8am to meet Mogan and begin our jungle trekking. It was already starting to warm up so I knew it would be a struggle. God knows what jungle trekking will be like at sea level but we'll find out in a couple of days. We ...

Tea Plantations in the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Plantations in the Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... the freeway of all places. Thankfully I'm not writing about my taxi driver killing someone! Malaysian drivers are horrendous. I arrived into Tanah Rata at about 5.30pm and the drive, except for the bus driver's skills, was great. For a couple of ...

A nice cup of tea and a sit down, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

A nice cup of tea and a sit down

A travel blog entry by bush-trotters

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... respite from the heat at sea level. The land is carved out of the fertile jungle that still makes up some 60% of Malaysia. It's mainly put to use supplying Malaysia with vegetables, grown on steep terraces lining the hills. The other major crop here is ...

Living the high life, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Living the high life

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... the food was so bad I couldn't finish it (which is a first) and washed it down with a last beer. It's far too expensive in Malaysia and my liver needs a break after the pounding it took in Thailand, but mainly it's about the money. So no beer until Lars' ...

Tea Time, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Time

A travel blog entry by tom_s

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... I knew from Kuala Lumpur where we had planned to do some hiking together. As a bonus, we also found the only bar in Tanah Rata. A few words about Adam - He is probably one of the filthiest and wrongest Brits I have ever met, and thus incredibly ...

Cameron Highlands for New Year, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands for New Year

A travel blog entry by greesq

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So, we arrive in the Cameron Highlands for serious trekking and we have walking issues. Steve is walking like an old giffer and so we started the trekking of gently with a hike out to the Boh tea plantation. The Highalnds are mercifully cool, and have ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by loronaaa

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... the British established their first "hill station" to allow Europeans to escape the heat of the lowland coast. Upon arriving into Tanah Rata, the small town center of the Camerons, I noticed the strong European influence of all the buildings. Most of the ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by kabouterjulchen

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... normal small talk conversation‘where are you come from’ and can give you advice about places in Malaysia and about political situations. She is also a member of REACH (R.E.A.C.H is a community based organisation formed in 2001 ...

Cameron Highlands - The land of tea and scones!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands - The land of tea and scones!

A travel blog entry by frozenbadgers

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After a lovely lie in we took a Super VIP bus to the Cameron Highlands, an even more British place than Penang!  After a morning walk through the rainforest and tea plantations we headed back through the strawberry farms to our hotel 10km away.  ...

Bee Maze: Mission Accomplished, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Bee Maze: Mission Accomplished

A travel blog entry by noodlesandrice

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... strawberry keyring at the end. Great. As the rain had subsided a bit we decided to walk 3km to Brinchang and then get a taxi back to Tanah Rata from there. On the way there we saw a massive snake by the side of the road but I'm pretty sure it was dead. ...

Se sirve una tacita de té? No será mucha molestia?, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Se sirve una tacita de té? No será mucha molestia?

A travel blog entry by clvillar

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... a una zona completamente diferente, de montañas y altitud que mostraban otro tipo de vegetación y clima. Al arribar en Tanah Rata, pequeño pueblo donde nos alojaríamos para recorrer la zona, inmediatamente nos recibió un vientecillo fresco y cero ...

It's just like being back in England, well almost!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

It's just like being back in England, well almost!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Had been planning on going to the Perhentian Islands and just chilling on the beach for a week before flying to Saigon however several travel agencies told me that they are 'closed' now for the monsoon season and won’t ‘open’ again ...

The Highlander, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

The Highlander

A travel blog entry by chris_powell

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... sleep we find a 24hr restaurant where I manage to get a cup of tea and a curry - just what I needed after that ordeal! Tanah rata itself is a one-horse town. there is absolutely nothing to do in the town itself, although strangely (and annoyingly) it has ...

Time to cool off!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Time to cool off!

A travel blog entry by amyandmark

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The coast line of Malaysia and the jungle was proving a little too hot so a visit to the Hill Station town of Tanah Rata was in order. Nestled in the mountains around 1500m above sea level its nice to feel a cool breeze for a change. Originally set up ...

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