Travel Blogs from Tanah Rata, Malaysia

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Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by babsworld

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I couldn't stay in the guesthouse where I wanted to, because the dorm there was full. So I had to move in into another guesthouse ("Eight Mentigi") where nobody stayed. All the popular places where full and other places where all empty. I ended up ...

Tea Heaven, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Heaven

A travel blog entry by sitwed

Hello again Just arrived in KL yesterday from the Cameron Highlands. So i will let you know what we have been up to when we were there. First day we arrived pretty late so we just walked the town, it isnt very big, then sorted out a tour for the next ...

Farewell, Cool Weather, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Farewell, Cool Weather

A travel blog entry by newlyweds

... being so freaking awesome here) come to an end. Today we catch a bus overland to Taman Negara, the largest national park in Malaysia and (it claims) the oldest jungle in the world. We dont actually know where were staying or if well have internet access ...

Malaysia, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia

A travel blog entry by bbabcock

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We got to the Cameron Highlands around 8am and ate breakfast and walked through the town, Tanah Rata, before our tour left.  The area was absolutely beautiful, the busride in was especially spectacular, we had views of the jungles and mountains ...

Weihnachtsgedicht, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Weihnachtsgedicht

A travel blog entry by serku77

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Liebes Christkind Wie jedes Jahr, hohoho bist Du hier, ja sowieso. Doch 2012, wer hätte das gedacht, hast Du die Welt nicht umgebracht. Die gute Mutter Erde dreht sich weiter munter, darum treiben wir's halt im Ausland weiter bunter. Geschenke, wer ...

Tea in the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata and Around, Malaysia travel blog

Tea in the Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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From the jungle we head to the Cameron Highlands, which is much cooler and more spacious; the contrast is very welcome. The whole area is beautiful and it's a landscape we've never witnessed before: steep hills covered in tea and other farm plantations, ...

Same Old Same Old, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Same Old Same Old

A travel blog entry by newlyweds

Nothing new to report. We continue to sleep in, go hiking, drink Starbucks, watch movies, meet new people, hang out around the campfire at the hostel at night, eat scones, drink strawberry tea while watching the rain and occasionally do something ...

Scones or Noodles ??, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Scones or Noodles ??

A travel blog entry by pmaustin

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... ;J” was a wealth of information and would organise anything you needed to make your stay more comfortable and time in Tanah Rata more enjoyable. She recommended an Indian restaurant in the town and we eat there EVERYDAY !!! There were other choices ...

Cleaners, the KGB and a call for prayer, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cleaners, the KGB and a call for prayer

A travel blog entry by jameseyandvic

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... than the amateur night guy in charge of this particular seventy seater. As we wound our way through the roads approaching Tanah Rata, he made generous use of the accelerator where a healthy dose of break would have been more appropriate. Needless to ...

Fancy A Brew?, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Fancy A Brew?

A travel blog entry by rhodri27

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... above sea level ad you can see the clouds over the woodland area it’s a wonderful sight. I was staying in a place called Tanah Rata which is where the majority of the hostels/guest houses in the area are along with plenty of street side stalls for ...

A really big.... mushroom?!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

A really big.... mushroom?!

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... of a chain of little towns from north to south. I think there is five of them, and I stayed at the middle one called Tanah Rata. It is one street with a bus station, some restaurants and hotels. The whole town can be walked across in less than 10 ...

Aunty Phyllis and Uncle Roger, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Aunty Phyllis and Uncle Roger

A travel blog entry by pmaustin

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... Pangor by ferry and then caught a bus to Ipoh where we needed to connect with another bus to the highlands, our town of choice being Tanah Rata. We arrived in Ipoh at 11;15 to find that we had missed the 11;00 connection and would have to wait until the ...

Technical Difficulties, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Technical Difficulties

A travel blog entry by ciarasampaio

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Grr!!! I'm at an internet cafe right now trying to upload my pics, and there is some kind of problem and I can't upload any. I'm really upset. If I lose the 300 pics that are on my memory card, I don't even know what I'm gonna do. Scream and cry or ...

Welcome to the Jungle!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle!

A travel blog entry by katieb

... got off with the hoard of locals at the first stop until a French couple stopped us and told us the town was Ringet, not Tanah Rata. With only the Western tourists left, the bus continued on to Tanah Rata and we arrived at the small bus station with ...

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

Cameron Highlands (Tanah Rata), Malaysia

A travel blog entry by norsu

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Moikkelis, Cameron Highlandiin paastiin lopulta Kiinalaisen uuden vuoden jalkeen. Me mentiin Tanah Rata-nimiseen kaupunkiin mika sijaitsee siis Cameron Highlandseilla. Mutkittelevat vuoristotiet ja ihanat maisemat. Ja ilma oli ihanan raikasta ja ...

Malaysia, Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia, Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by bast2000

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  I am overdue for an update... I plan to do so shortly... After Nepal, I spent a week in Bangkok, mostly sick with traveller's diarhea.  So I went south to Pucket where I stayed for 3 weeks doing my diving classes and a 4 day trip to Similan ...

Highland Hop, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Highland Hop

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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... and apartments that have sprung all over the place with little thought to the ecological impact.  Our hotel in the town of Tanah Rata has an absolutely ghastly structure right in front of it, which was started and stopped some 16 years ago.  It ...

A Hitch Hikers Guide to Malaysia Part 1, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

A Hitch Hikers Guide to Malaysia Part 1

A travel blog entry by icarver

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... in the second town for two hours we face going back as we discover that although we've gone in the right direction out of Tanah Rata, the major highway was accessed from the other direction, so we cheat & catch a bus to the next major town, where ...

A giant green carpet!, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

A giant green carpet!

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... his barf bag out...And did we mention that all of the guard rails seem to be in the wrong places? Whew! We arrived in Tanah Rata after much praying, and checked out several guest houses. The touts were not at all aggressive or pushy. One gave us a ...

The Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

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Tuesday 7th December The mini-van we got to the Cameron Highlands and more specifically a place called Tanah Rata was a great journey. The roads leading there were extremely steep and winding....we climbed up to an altitude of about 1200 metres, which is ...

Cool breezes (and a bit of rain), Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Cool breezes (and a bit of rain)

A travel blog entry by ciarasampaio

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... European couple got on the bus. After a couple of minutes of nervous deliberation, i got up and asked them if they were staying in Tanah Rata. They said yes, at the Hillview. (one of the hotels I was looking at) I asked if I could follow them, Gary and ...

Il viaggio fai da te, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Il viaggio fai da te

A travel blog entry by kokoape

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... . Montagne ricoperte di foreste primarie con bromelie enormi e alberi emergenti altissimi. Questo posto ci piace! Arriviamo a Thana Rata e però gli alberghi che volevamo sono tutti pieni e comincia il tormentone della ricerca dell'albergo. Purtroppo non ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by holmesbe

Arrived late last night - great hostel with BBC world!!!!!! Booked a trip today which was good - went to tea plantation, buterfly farm, strawberry farm, Honey Farm and Rose Plantation. The temperature here is about 17 degrees and raining and is ...

Cameron Highland, au milieu des plantations de the, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highland, au milieu des plantations de the

A travel blog entry by mikadiena

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... quelques heures de bus, on quitte la chaleur etouffante de KL lundi matin et on arrive dans la fraicheur des hauteurs de Tanah Rata, petite ville touristique en plein milieu de la region des plantations de the. Atmosphere un peu etrange...entre la station ...

New Hotel, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

New Hotel

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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... where I got a huge discount as they are just opening and finishing the renovation, no disturbances and really helpful. The town of Tanah Batu is lovely but up in the mountains be prepared for it to rain every day without fail, it has covered walk ways so ...

Photo Update, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Photo Update

A travel blog entry by smyth

For you photo lovers, please check back to previous entries. We have been able to upload a few new pics!! Thanks to everyone for the help...for you techies, the problem is that none of the cafes thus far have had Windows XP which has a software ...

Cameron Highlands… man, holt die Jacken raus, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands… man, holt die Jacken raus

A travel blog entry by kaykathi

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... , weil wir nur gequatscht hatten. Die beiden Jungs wollen nämlich eine Weltreise machen. Nach 4,5 Stunden waren wir dann endlich in Tanah Rata in den Cameron Highlands (1470m über dem Meeresspiegel). Man ist dit kalt hier! Na mal gut, dass wir eine ...

Jungles and Flesh eating fish, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Jungles and Flesh eating fish

A travel blog entry by alexandsarah

We stayed in Melacca for a couple of days, it's an historic port so lots of museums to look round. The hostel was cheap and the people very nice although the room consisted of a mattress on the floor! We splashed out and went to the cinema in one of ...

Cool Cameron Highlands High, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cool Cameron Highlands High

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... . Then the music and street noise began again which kept me awake till 3am. Time to look for a different hotel, I think. 6/16-6/17 Tanah Rata Dave was still not feeling 100%. The main roads become crowded weekend tourists and that makes for a good day to ...

In the Jungle, the mgihtly jungle ..., Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

In the Jungle, the mgihtly jungle ...

A travel blog entry by mande

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... to 1800 meters above sea level, and was an English colonial hill station. The Brits also brought introduced tea plant to keep them warm (my idea). The town we stayed at, Tanah Rata, is also "the" place to start from in order to get lost in the ...

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