Travel Blogs from Tanah Rata, Malaysia

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Malaysia part 2, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia part 2

A travel blog entry by stagirls

So we arrived at Butterworth bus station fully intending to head to the Perhentian islands but when we arrived the next bus wasn't until 10pm and we didn't fancy hanging around for the next 9 hours, so we hopped on a train to Ipoh and whilst doing some ...

Forest trekking..., Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Forest trekking...

A travel blog entry by bayleyontour

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Short of time now, but we WILL update you on this amazing time in the forest! ...

DAY 8- TANAH RATA, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

DAY 8- TANAH RATA

A travel blog entry by hannahneo

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A early start for us this morning to get on our way into the mountains. A hornbill sat on the table and eyed us up but decided against launching at our breakfast. Too right. Now we've actually had quite a cushy deal so far with regards to coaches. Air ...

Walking in the clouds, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Walking in the clouds

A travel blog entry by burnsn

I never thought I would experience in the rain forest, being cold (due to the air con and thus getting the blanket back out) and being woken not by the call of a bird but by an imam in the call to prayer. We soon warmed up trekking through the trees ...

The Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by rebeccaac

... picking tea leaves both by hand and with a machine. This was the bog tea farm which is apparently the best known in Malaysia. We had a quick tour around the factory and then had some of their specialty teas. The bee farm and butterfly farm were next ...

Tea Time!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Time!

A travel blog entry by jeuhjori

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De eerste tour met de JEEP verliep op en top! Vanuit het eiland Panang over de tolweg zo naar de Cameron Highlands, bekend om de mooie thee-plant plantages. Onderweg kwamen we wel in een tropische storm terecht maar we wisten uit het SAS servival boekje ...

dag 5: de laatste dag van 2012, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

dag 5: de laatste dag van 2012

A travel blog entry by ann_yorick

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De volgende ochtend was het nog steeds onophoudelijk aan het stortregenen. Zo zijn we in het bootje gestapt en hebben de tocht richting bewoonde wereld aangevat. Opnieuw een blauwe vogel gespot (prachtig zijn die), aapjes in de bomen, waterbuffels en ...

Cameron Highlands bound, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands bound

A travel blog entry by the_saws1

... were very good. I put my jeans on to go out again, I haven't worn them in a few months and they are quite tight!!! Unbelievably Tanah Rata has a Starbucks and we camp out in it, mainly to use the internet but it's great.   Later on we decide to get ...

Tea Time in the Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Time in the Highlands

A travel blog entry by bobner

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2007_10_31 Halloween abroad As it turns out, in Malaysia, they don't celebrate Halloween. This makes me so mad . . . especially after I purchased my cool tiger mask. Damn. I am ok with the situation since Cameron Highlands is wonderful. The air ...

Další trek, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Další trek

A travel blog entry by lukibali

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Dnes vyrážíme už jen ve třech, resp. ve čtyřech ... Chvilku po začátku treku se k nám připojil místní pes a šel s námi celou cestu. Bylo to fajn, protože jsme se vydali na ne ...

Cameron highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron highlands

A travel blog entry by msenior1990

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... on which it lives). The Rafflesia can be found at altitudes of between 500 and 700 meters in the forests of Malaysia, Southern Thailand, Sumatra and Java in Indonesia. In these tropical rainforests, the climate is continuously warm and humid, with very ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by loessmid

Even afkoelen in de bergen! Gisteren flinke jungle tocht gemaakt en theeplantages gezien! Vandaag naar het bos van ...

Cream teas, lemon vodka, action Jen, plantations, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cream teas, lemon vodka, action Jen, plantations

A travel blog entry by gj_farr

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MALAYSIA/Cameron Highlands The minibus transfer dropped us at our hotel. Result. No walking or connecting buses. It was a good start. The highlands were actually quite high. I thought they would be rolling hills but they were actual real live mountains. ...

Rescued!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Rescued!

A travel blog entry by mprocter1988

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... to understand me despite speaking little English and dropped everything he was intending to do on his way along this path to take me back to Tanah Rata. On my way back the driver showed me where I would of ended up if I had continued. It turns out that I ...

Chilly Cameron Highlands, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Chilly Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by sharlie

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As we're waaaay behind with the blog due to beautiful beaches and islands distracting us we'll just provide a quick overview of what we did in the next few places - soz! In Cameron Highlands we:   Did a day trip and went to a tea plantation, ...

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 ...

Cameron Highlands day 2, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands day 2

A travel blog entry by fam_hennekes

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Om 09:00 vertrokken we voor onze dag tour die ons langs enkele farms zal voeren. Als eerste de theeplantage en fabriek van BOH "Sungei Palas" aangedaan. Hier op 1505 mtr hoogte in een gebied van 234 hectare produceert men 600 Kg thee bladeren p/dg. We ...

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 ...

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