Travel Blogs from Tanah Rata, Malaysia

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Cooling down in the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cooling down in the Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by rachandandytrip

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... course...) and a pot of tea....laaaaavly.  After this, we enjoyed a nice gentle walk along the valley bottom back to Tanah Rata through shady forest, always following the stream. Despite all this action, it was still only early afternoon, so we had ...

Gunung Brinchang high point, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Gunung Brinchang high point

A travel blog entry by the_schwerz

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... . The jungle trek was 3.5km and back down by road it was going to be 11km. It was a really long day and we got back to Tanah Rata at 5pm. For dinner in the evening, I went out with Sydney plus a couple of new people we meet back at the hostel, Grant and ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by terryandlauren

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... , just how we like it - and the journey gets very nice in the last hour as we ascend through the hills to the town of Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands. We get dropped off at Fathers guest house and have a large room which stays cool all day. The rain ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by lajsoper

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... , so you saw lots of purple orchids as we travelled along the highway. The area grows all the cool climate vegetables for Malaysia, so the steep hills have been terraced into farms which have been covered by plastic domes to protect the fruit , vegetables ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by dgvp

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... views were spectacular though! Travelling up the mountains through the rain forests, tea and strawberry plantations. When we arrived in Tanah Rata however it was a touch disappointing as very built up for tourist with loads of souvenir shops and not much ...

BIlder, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

BIlder

A travel blog entry by nikarl

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Vi har nu tagit oss till Cameron Highlands och Tanah Rata. Här kommer lite bilder från Resan till Malaysia, George Town och Cameron highlands. Kram /K&N ...

Bus to highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Bus to highlands

A travel blog entry by toddmchenry

Today in a nutshell - a bus to the Cameron Highlands staying in Tanah Rata, followed by meeting up with Doriane and Alvin who we met in Melaka. And a new face, Wout (pronounced Vault with no "L") from Holland. We played cards, drank disgusting but cheap ...

Cameron Highlands, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by bryupdates

Ahhhh where to begin!?? Once again I have been very lazy with the blog updates, sorrrrrry!!! I do believe the last time I blogged I was in Penang. Well I'm now in the Cameron Highlands, not for much longer though as we leave for Kuala Lumpur tomorrow. ...

Mobile Update, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Mobile Update

A travel blog entry by bryupdates

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The bee ...

Anyone For Tea?, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Anyone For Tea?

A travel blog entry by lucy_erving

Hello Am in the centre of the Cameron Highlands which are stunning, but in a completely different way to the beaches. It has lots of rolling mountains, which are covered in rainforest, or tea plantations, or strawberry fields. This had a very big ...

Fresh Air, Green Hills, Good Tea - is this Asia?, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Fresh Air, Green Hills, Good Tea - is this Asia?

A travel blog entry by baggywiggles

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... the fertile soil and cool climate is especially suited to this. In particular the area is famous for it's tea plantations. As we approached Tanah Rata we saw this first hand as large swathes of the land either side of the main road had been razed and were ...

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

Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by dannyandjess

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... hours on the bus going constantly uphill very, very slowly (the bus was at least as old as me!), we finally arrived at Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands. This area is covered in tea plantations and we are surrounded by tall, tree-covered hills and are ...

Tea Plantations, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Plantations

A travel blog entry by griffig1

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After a fairly slow start I set out for the local tea plantation. As luck would have it this involved walking past/through a golf course. I was already convincing myself ever increasingly large amounts of money could justifiably be spent on a round. As I ...

Meeting people is easy, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Meeting people is easy

A travel blog entry by jurjenwestra

Gezien onze korte tijd in Maleisië moeten we keuzes maken, in dit geval tussen het naar gezegd wordt oudste regenwoud ter wereld (Taman Negara) en theeplantages en oerwoud op hoogte (Cameron Highlands). We kozen voor het laatste omdat we pas nog door ...

Trek up Gunung Brinchang, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Trek up Gunung Brinchang

A travel blog entry by beckie268

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We woke up to a clear, cool, dry day, which was the perfect weather for climbing the 6666 feet up Gunung Brinchang to the highest point in the Cameron Highlands. A taxi dropped us off on the road and pointed us in the right direction. It started on the ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by lauraanddanny

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Cameron Highlands is such a beautful place.  Very relaxed and chilled out.  High up in the middle of Malaysia it is full of tea plantations and strawberry fields.  We did a tour around the highlands learning how they produce tea and ...

High Tea, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

High Tea

A travel blog entry by sctravels

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... farms and speckled with tea plantations as far as the eyes can see.  As opposed to other adventure locations I have visited in Malaysia if you are willing to "hoof it"this one you could do on your own for the most part without having to hire a tour. ...

Cameron Highlands, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by tintin_824

        Estimated time ng dating namin sa Cameron ay 5-6pm, but since CNY at grabe ang naabutan naming taffic jam, nadagdagan pa ang oras ng trip nmin. From 3.5 hrs naging 5 hrs ang byahe namin, puro zigzag at pataas ang dinaanan ...

Colonial Days, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Colonial Days

A travel blog entry by jsynomad

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... gardens - it was like entering a hidden world. Thankfully the rain stopped and as we approached the main town of Tanah Rata there were several mock Tudor style hotels and houses. Stayed at the helpful and friendly Fathers Guest House where I was ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by gbrocklebank

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Fathers Guesthouse Highlights: being cold for a couple of days(!) beautiful mossy forest walk (seeing lots of pitcher plants and wild orchids) and BOH tea plantation visit and the short walk back through the forest to ...

Tea, Rain and Concrete Strawberries, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea, Rain and Concrete Strawberries

A travel blog entry by teamwells

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We took a morning minivan the 4 hours from Penang to Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands. The strawberry and tea bowl of Malaysia. The Cameron Highlands were popular with the Brits as a cool retreat from the hot climate of the coasts. Here the temperature ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by evedaniels

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... hot water in Asia. We only picked up two other people which gave us a chance to sprawl out in the minibus and congratulate Malaysia on having a legal, fully functioning form of transport which enabled us to get from A to B without feeling too hot, too ...

Tea loving, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea loving

A travel blog entry by the_schwerz

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... the warmth and I've not been enjoying the sweaty mess that I am some days! We enjoyed a steamboat dinner upon arriving in Tanah Rata, the main town, following a recommendation from the staff at our guesthouse that we booked into. There was so much food; ...

Oh the places we will dine, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Oh the places we will dine

A travel blog entry by djgoes

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... fast food/junk food.  A guest at our guesthouse had left a comment that the Gossip Corner restaurant here in Tanah Rata had the best food in Malaysia, we just had to try it.  When we found the restaurant one of the advertisements was for a ...

What did you do in the Emergency Dad?, Tanah Rata Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

What did you do in the Emergency Dad?

A travel blog entry by lcdp

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Mum and Dad spent many years here in Tanah Rata as Dad was originally in the Malayan  Police in the Jungle Patrol unit. So he spent many years patrolling the jungles for terrorists, protecting the planters and generally keeping the peace. He and ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by browna05

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What's Hot: moss covered jungle hikes, "self plucking" strawberries!, scones and tea, lunch at the BOH tea plantation, cheap taxi rides, relaxing in a clean room, $2 indian set meals for dinner, hostel being more like a b&b. What's Not: wearing ...

Strawberry Fields Forever, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Strawberry Fields Forever

A travel blog entry by hsa

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... on the door – the desk staff had gone and bought us a chess set! Which we have now used several times. The next visit was to Tanah Rata, the main town of the region. It’s tourist central as far as we saw on the way through (It has a Starbucks, ...

Pakenimme vuorille viilentymaan., Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Pakenimme vuorille viilentymaan.

A travel blog entry by 73paivaa

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Eilen aamulla otettiin bussi Melakasta Kuala Lumpurin kautta Tanah Ratahin kylaan Cameron Highlandseille. Bussimatka oli ihan lepposa, vaikka vaihto oliki aika pirun akanen KL:ssa. Hermot meni kaikilla osapuolilla, mutta elahtanyt myyjatar oli ainoa joka ...

Cameron highlands thee en aardbeien, Tanah Rata, Maleisië travel blog

Cameron highlands thee en aardbeien

A travel blog entry by lucasvr

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Vanochtend vroeg vertrokken naar de cameron highlands. 4 uur rijden door een mooi landschap. Erg voorspoedige reis. Gelunched op een thee plantage met typisch engelse high tea dingen: cheese cake, carrot cake, iced tea en chocolate cake. De kids helemaal ...

Walkabouts at Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Walkabouts at Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by harvey_on_tour

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Wanting to leave the cities behind us we decided to head for the Cameron Highlands. Multiple people had recommended that and it looked nice to us indeed. We met up with Tanya and Chris at the bus station. They were also headed for the Cameron Highlands. ...

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