Travel Blogs from Tanah Rata, Malaysia

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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, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by lenainasia

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... Reisen werden :) Wir haben hier abends übrigens nur 19 Grad Celsius, also ziemlich kühl im Vergleich zum Rest von Malaysia und ich trage sogar tagsüber meinen Pullover. Ich vermisse jetzt schon das heiße Wetter, freue mich auf KL ...

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 MaleisiŽ 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. ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by phil_claire

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... , once a resort for the british settlers who'd had too much of the heat... We're staying in a small town called tanah rata, on a plateu at around 6000 feet. The temperature here never strays from 10-20 celsius, which feels almost icy, ...

Cameron Highlands Day Tour and Farewells in KL, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands Day Tour and Farewells in KL

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... but plenty of really big insects that we're glad we didn't meet in the wild! We had dinner on the restaurant strip in Tanah Rata, at a place called Ferm Nyonya. Its specialty is nyonya cuisine – food developed by a culture that's a mixture of ...

The first month, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

The first month

A travel blog entry by tomtav

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... added some pics to each place I've been so feel free to have a goosey at them if you like. Key things I have learnt about Malaysia so far: 1) It's hot (hoodies are not required) 2) It's wet (raincoats are required) 3) Somehow the locals seem to know that ...

Get to the highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Get to the highlands

A travel blog entry by bobner

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... preferred method of travel around here by both the locals and tourist alike. I guess all the buses around Singapore and Malaysia are fairly comfortable. . . I don't expect as much as I venture towards Laos and Camboia. Unlike all the cabs in Malaysia, ...

Waypoint #01, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Waypoint #01

A travel blog entry by edandkate

No story.... Just to update the ...

Cooler Climes in the Cameron Highlamds, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cooler Climes in the Cameron Highlamds

A travel blog entry by gilesharling

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It was really touch and wether to go to the highlands or not. Journey wise we were looking at a ferry to Pak Bara on the Thai mainland, then a mini bus to Hat Yai, then mini bus to Penang, overnight there, then catch a connecting minibus up. Given our ...

The worlds largest flower, Tanah Rata,  Malaysia travel blog

The worlds largest flower

A travel blog entry by jessperry

The largest flower in the world When we arrived at the hostel the night before we had enquired about tours, and as they left early the following morning and we were arriving so late we had to make a pretty hurried decision as to how we wanted to spend ...

The long climb to maturity, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The long climb to maturity

A travel blog entry by whatwudlornedo

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After an uneventful previous day we planned to make the day more eventful. We packed some takeaway food from Mamma's after having a lengthy chat with Eawasian. We realised that he was short on friends and short on an education as he asked us to help on ...

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