Travel Blogs from Malaysia

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Treking again, Gunung Berembun, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Treking again

A travel blog entry by jawad

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For the last two days I have been watching VCD movies (some good, some not so good), wandering around the towns of Tanah Rata and Brinchang during the day, reading all about Thailand, eating out and sitting around the fire at night chatting to fellow ...

From Ka La He back to Baling, Baling, Taiwan travel blog

From Ka La He back to Baling

A travel blog entry by kurtmult

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Route: Ka La He - Baling Total Distance: 12km Altitude up: 100m Altitude down: 600m When I leave only light rain is falling and it is cold. My breath forms mist in front of my mouth - no wrong thoughts, I have brushed my teeth. It must be about 10 ...

Last day in KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Last day in KL

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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We did very little on our last day here in KL. Ben set the alarm for 8am and I went nuts when we didn't have anything to get up for! We eventually went for breakfast at First Cup Café (it's outside BB Mall) and can recommend the French toast - but ask ...

White Water Rafting, Kota Kinabalu, Brunei travel blog

White Water Rafting

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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Ok today is Monday and today we are going white water rafting; bring it on. We have to get up at 6.30am so we have enough time for breakfast (which I forgot to say is included in the price of the room too; self service) and my morning coffee so I can ...

Time for Tea, Puduraya Bus Terminal, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Time for Tea

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... journey is a little rough due to the mad drivers and very hilly terrain on the way. The Cameron Highlands is home to Malaysia's tea plantations and apparently brands like Lipton Tea use leaves from this region. The climate is cooler than KL due to the ...

I made it to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

I made it to Malaysia

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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Well, I made it to Malaysia, and its beautiful. I have been here before, but mainly for a shopping trip, this time I hope to see more of this country. I have treated myself to a hotel for this part of the journey, I don't think I could deal with just ...

Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

Langkawi

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... show then began, this time the dialogue of a film without the courtesy of providing a picture.   We were welcomed into Malaysia with the sight of a giant concrete eagle and an intense heat. After the foreign driven tourist land of Thailand, it was ...

Leaving Malaysia...in a minivan, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Leaving Malaysia...in a minivan

A travel blog entry by sarah

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... Phil's sandals smelling like burnt popcorn). So, we started walking the 3 miles back to Ipoh; it got dark and the sidewalks in Malaysia are...inconsistent, which made walking on them a guessing game of "is that a piece of cement or a hole through which I ...

Back in Penang... and we can't leave!!, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Back in Penang... and we can't leave!!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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So all the time spent of beaches in Thailand gave us plenty of time to think about our trip so far, and all the places we wanted to re-visit. To hell with the itenarary, we decided that it was time we started forgetting about 'where we should be and ...

Day 64: Bad First Impressions of KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Day 64: Bad First Impressions of KL

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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My Sumatran friends warned me about Malaysians. "They're arrogant." "No, I don't like Malaysians." "Argh." "Bah." etc. I think Malaysia/Singapore and Indonesia have a relationship similar to that of the Southwestern US & Mexico. One is wealthy and ...

*Days 65-66: The Blackjack Scam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

*Days 65-66: The Blackjack Scam

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... concert, filled with dancing North African and Middle Eastern men, some with colored hankerchiefs wrapped across their faces. Malaysia is more economically developed than Indonesia but the Islamic population here seems much more devout. Woman in the ...

Taman Negara National Park - The jungle!, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara National Park - The jungle!

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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When we arrived at Taman Negara we thought we had made a massive mistake. Back at the Perhentians hoards and hoards of people, locals and Chinese were coming the other way, heading for the Perhentians. Having been away for so long you lose track of the ...

Crazy KungFu, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Crazy KungFu

A travel blog entry by zee

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... waiting for my flight from KL to Kuching, Sarawak, I decided to go to what Lonely Planet calls the "premier tourist destination" of Malaysia. Why is it so described? Not even the locals could tell you. The writer must have been on some really good drugs ...

Me lika Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Me lika Melaka

A travel blog entry by laurenandjack

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... we are lucky because if it were any hotter we might drown in our own sweat. The city is on the southwestern coast of Malaysia, and was once a booming port town, belonging to the Dutch and then Portuguese so it has some European flavor and heaps of ...

Chaotic KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Chaotic KL

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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First stop on our Asian odyssey - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We stayed in Chinatown amidst the markets, fruit stands, crumbling building and loud constructions noises. The markets were crammed with fake everything - designer watches, sunglasses and handbags ...

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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I wish that I could write of the deep physical and emotional hardships of travelling in Malaysia, stories of Phil and I battling through the cultural quagmire, desperately trying to make ourselves understood, begging for a bit of food to sustain us ...

Lots of bed and bread - that's what 'Auntie' said!, Sandakan, Malaysia travel blog

Lots of bed and bread - that's what 'Auntie' said!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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After the magical marine life of Mabul and Sipadan we headed back across to Semporna for the night and were delighted to find that the fair was in town. We headed off with dreams of candy floss, 'scream if you wanna go faster' rides and freak shows ...

Back on the road, Chinatown, KL, Malaysia travel blog

Back on the road

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Having spent three days back on Peninsular Malaysia in KL it's back on the road to Melaka. It's always nice to come back to KL but having seen so much more of Malaysia now I can see why people want to get away from the hectic city life. This country has ...

Another Night in Mersing - day 16, Mersing, Malaysia travel blog

Another Night in Mersing - day 16

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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... of Chinese in this town over Malays.  None of the businesses appeared to be run by Malays.  This was our first realisation of the disparities amongst racial communities in Malaysia, which became explained to us in ...

Going to Bangkok, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

Going to Bangkok

A travel blog entry by paul

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Time to leave Malaysia and move to Thailand. People lately keep asking me "are you excited?", but I must say "no", I don't feel excited, just happy to be going to Thailand. At least that is the case until I board Thai Airways flight 418. I am greeted ...

Heading for the hills, Bus station, Butterworth, Malaysia travel blog

Heading for the hills

A travel blog entry by jawad

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The overnight train journey was comfortable enough, but I reckon the lower bunk is worth the extra baht - at least you get a window then and a wider bed. Unfortunately they were already bought up on my train as I only booked the day before. My 30 ...

"Meow" Museum

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Where else would you expect to visit a Cat Museum than in Kuching. Although my guidebook described it as a little kitsch I couldn't resist seeing the place for myself, especially as the building itself is quite interesting. The museum is north of the ...

The binge begins..., Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

The binge begins...

A travel blog entry by zee

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I left BSB with no little relief, both for my wallet and for the feeling that the crimes of my liver were not being duly punished, the latter being something I dealt with as soon as I arrived in KK. Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, is a beachside ...

High Tea High Up!, Penang, Cameron Highlands, Kuala Lumpur and Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

High Tea High Up!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... town and has a real charm about it. There are lots of little markets dotted around the Historical district in amongst Malaysia oldest Buddhist Temple oldest Mosque. There are lots of little Antique shops selling some wonderful stuff and big squares and ...

Spending the weekend in KL!!, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Spending the weekend in KL!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... (55 years since independence) and literally every building in the whole city was covered in the national flags. We noticed how patriotic Malaysia was in other places we've been but this was at its best in Merdaka square. The square surrounded a once used ...

Sights of KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Sights of KL

A travel blog entry by mitz24

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Having walked for many miles around KL, I have discovered many of the great sights there are to the city and I have not had a chance to cover them all so maybe will have to have a second trip here in the future. I will try and keep it brief as I know I ...

Penang  - my first Malaysian island, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang - my first Malaysian island

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... Thailand paying double for tours/tickets when not buying from the company/station directly. Penang is the first island that I have visited in Malaysia, and it is vast. Here in the middle of Chinatown there is no way of telling that this is not on the ...

It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

It Ain't Half Hot Mum

A travel blog entry by escapetherace

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... do and see and all sites were linked by a smooth, quiet road network covering the island. We were pleasantly surprised with Malaysia's main holiday island but tomorrow we'd see how their capital city compared. Gazzy Too Spazzy & Sozza xx ...

Tea Time, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Time

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... out sounding like some strange mix of Malay and Italian with a heavy dose of Mr. Spock.  "Heya.. youuuu.  You likka Malaysia?  Whatever image that congers up in your mind is probably the right one.  Got a local bus out first thing in ...

traveling still, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

traveling still

A travel blog entry by travel_buddy

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We landed in KL and caught a bus to the low fare airport. "Kat got us there easy, she is back on my amazing race team!" thanks Jonny! Travel and booze hangover sets in with 4 1/2 hours to kill in your stereotypical third world country airport. Blessedly ...

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