Travel Blogs from Kuala Tahan, Malaysia

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Highland fling, Cameron Higlands, Malaysia travel blog

Highland fling

A travel blog entry by laurenandkris

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So, we left the shores of Bali and returned again to KL. We organised all the stuff we needed to do (which is all you really do in KL) and packed up and left on the bus to the Cameron Highlands. The Cameron Highlands is one of those places where you ...

Taman Negara, the rain forest, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara, the rain forest

A travel blog entry by ericetmanu

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Nous restons sur notre lancée, toujours à trouver le moyen de dépenser le moins possible. Il est vrai que pour les touristes venant directement d’Europe, l’Asie ne semble pas bien cher mais pour nous, certains prix qui peuvent sembler ...

Taman Negara Day 139 (6th Oct), Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara Day 139 (6th Oct)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

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... friendly and me and Mo have a similar sense of humour so we had a good laugh and chat. They were both on holiday in Malaysia for a couple of weeks and were also travelling to Pulau Perhentian. When we arrived at the jetty it was a slow 3hr long boat to ...

Taman Negara Day 140 (7th Oct), Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara Day 140 (7th Oct)

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

Today I awoke from my pit, chatted to my German room mate Philip and decided after breakfast (toast and tea for me) to keep each other company in the exotic surroundings of Taman Negara. We crossed the river (paying RM1) on one of the river boats and ...

Taman Negara, first experience in the jungle, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara, first experience in the jungle

A travel blog entry by patandsaoyuth

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... par notre guide de voyage. Nous prenons donc le bus jusqu'a Jerantut ou l'on peut remonter la riviere en bateau, jusqu'a Kuala Tahan, ville d'entree du parc. C'est a Jerantut que nous gouterons pour la premiere fois les fameux  roti ...

Bride of Draculeech, Taman Negara N.P., Malaysia travel blog

Bride of Draculeech

A travel blog entry by edc

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... see the entrance to the park, as by then bums were numb and legs cramped. Across the river from the park is a village called Kuala Tahan, which is where we stayed. Matey back in Jerantut had recommended a place called Park Lodge, so that's where we ...

Oldest jungle in the world, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Oldest jungle in the world

A travel blog entry by marcmsm

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... to stop... The leech wasnt so lucky i flatened him. There is very little to do where we are staying in the village of Kuala Tahan...all the restaurants are house boat things that float on the river and you have to cross a wooden plank to get on to them. ...

Tama Negara the jungle, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Tama Negara the jungle

A travel blog entry by brendonvdh

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Hi Eveyone So we made it out of the jungle, we are now safely back in Kuala Lumpur. We had an awesome 4 nights in the jungle. We met an NZ girl on thw way up who was very helpful and we ended up sharing a very colourful guesthouse with lots of ...

Worlds Oldest Rainforest, Tamra Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Worlds Oldest Rainforest

A travel blog entry by trent

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Tamra Negara National Rainforest, possibly the worlds oldest rainforest, claimed by Malays because it didn't suffer through the ice age as most other rainforests did, for a few days of trekking. Its 130 million years old and, for an example, has over ...

Jungle Fun and Rain in the Rainforest, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Fun and Rain in the Rainforest

A travel blog entry by laura_sheen

Hey guys :o) So im actually writting this a couple of days late, internet in the jungle wasn't great! (unsurprisingly...) The second day in the jungle was really fun. I joined up again with the guys from Brasenose and we booked a guide to take us on a ...

In the Jungle (in the, in the Jungle), Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

In the Jungle (in the, in the Jungle)

A travel blog entry by benandjosaich

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... and they safely have you're money, in this case we would have gone anyway but this has been a bit of a frustration in Malaysia. The walkways were impressive 40metres, they were good but the chance of seeing anything here was remote - and we didn't. A ...

A Leech of a Time, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

A Leech of a Time

A travel blog entry by charding

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... of the day on a total of 3 rather hot and uncomfortable buses followed by a longboat up a river to the main town of Kuala Tahan. The boat ride was actually very scenic and gave good views of the jungle, complete with local fishermen and monkeys! And so a ...

Rain, Rain Go Away!, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Rain, Rain Go Away!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... water's edge and waved to someone with a boat, gave them your ringette and they took you across. No worries about schedules or queues or anything – just simple!  I love it! A dramatic change will come when we skip from this to Kuala Lumpur! ...

Planes, trains, and automobiles part deux, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Planes, trains, and automobiles part deux

A travel blog entry by ninedeuce

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... the boat) and saw some Orang Asli huts along the way, and one Orang Asli woman and her baby. These are aborigines that live in Malaysia and it seems that they are nomadic by the looks of their dwellings. When we got back to the park hq, we waited for ...

National Park National Park (Taman Negara), Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

National Park National Park (Taman Negara)

A travel blog entry by fourloves

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... National Park. Anyways, it's this National Park thingy (if you hadn't figured it out by now), in the middle of Peninsular Malaysia. Holding my shiny new camera which I painstakingly bought in KL for the sum of one thousand thingies* (about three hundred ...

Taman Negara tropical forest, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara tropical forest

A travel blog entry by aguas

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... uma pequena vila que é a base de onde explorar Taman Negara. A viagem de barco demora 3 horas e é bastante agradável. Kuala Tahan fica mesmo junto à entrada do parque nacional, mas do outro lado do rio, pequenos barcos fazem constantemente a ...

Stamina Garry, Taman Nagara, Malaysia travel blog

Stamina Garry

A travel blog entry by daveandlisa

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... Taman Negara, and would then take us further north to a jetty taking us out to some islands off the north east coast of Malaysia. It had been nearly a week since our last beach, so we were feeling a little deprived! Getting hot and sweaty is part of ...

Day 97: Tanah Rata to Taman Negara, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Day 97: Tanah Rata to Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by williampotter

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I'm boarding the 10am minibus to what I hope will be a greater experience of nature, in the Taman Negara National Park and one of the world's oldest jungles. Many from the Xmas group have already left the Guesthouse and the weather is drizzly so it feels ...

Rainforest, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Rainforest

A travel blog entry by hibbs

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After driving through lots of Palm Tree Plantations (areas that used to be rainforest) we arrive in Taman Negara and are checked straight into a hostel. We then go down to one of the floating restaurants to pick up our passes to go into the rainforest ...

Edy Pedy and Anna-conda, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Edy Pedy and Anna-conda

A travel blog entry by travellingtrio

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... Negara national park, which is part of the cordillera central, the (somewhat) mountainous spine that runs north/south through peninsular Malaysia, but got denied due to an unforseen monsoon. Well, we came back. We left the Perhentian Islands and Anna's ...

Broken, and then Unbroken..., Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Broken, and then Unbroken...

A travel blog entry by tiggyandsusie

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... and crap days of travelling, Susie was comng down with something and Tiggy had a headache, moan moan. Now we are in Kuala Tahan, a small village in the jungle. This morning we did a canopy walk which was pretty terrifying since everything moved and was ...

Teman Negara National Park, Teman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Teman Negara National Park

A travel blog entry by scrapiron

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... the size of my fist,so kept our legs inside the boat for rest of the journey! Arrived at the landing jetty,in Kuala Tahan the village opposite the entrance to the 2,000square metre national park!Nothing in the village but 5 floating restaurants which ...

First contact with rainforest., Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

First contact with rainforest.

A travel blog entry by fuesse_hoch

I was in Taman Negara National Park. The landscape was great and I met lots of ...

Rain(ed-off) Forrest, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Rain(ed-off) Forrest

A travel blog entry by martin84

... in through the open window which I closed and then again 2 hours after the start of the journey when we arrived in Kuala Tahan, the nearest village to the national park entrance. Sleeping in the park is expensive, all accommodation is owned by one ...

Day 100: Taman Negara, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Day 100: Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by williampotter

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... sulky staff. Often I have to seek out the menu or bill myself, such is the lack of interest from the waiters. Malaysia celebrates 2007, the 50th anniversary of independence, with a big tourism promotion, but outside the pricey hotels and lodges there are ...

Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by em_sez

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The famous 135million year old jungle and it wasn't all that amazing! Scary infact some of ...

Inside Malaysia, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Inside Malaysia

A travel blog entry by ntlockhart

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... highlands. The fertile mountain slopes provide excellent conditions for growing tea and the area is a major supplier of vegetables to both Malaysia and Singapore. Funny story about the 4hr ride up. We had a choice between a "regular" bus and a "VIP" ...

Day 98: Taman Negara, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Day 98: Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by williampotter

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I cross the river, Sangai Tebeling, just after 8am and tramp into the forest. Paths are a little slippy after last night's rain. The roots of kapok and rambutan provide steps. Unlike the Cameron Highlands, the paths are clear and well-signposted, though ...

Day 99: Taman Negara, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Day 99: Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by williampotter

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I pack a sleeping bag and head out to Bumbung Kumbang, a hide 12km into the jungle for the night. The trail is often blocked by fallen trees; one I note must only have fallen the previous night. I spook a deer. It spooks me too as I'm contemplating my ...

Jungle Journey, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Journey

A travel blog entry by kamsani

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... . So we were a bit disappointed but it was still a nice place and we had a very good walk in the jungle.   Back to Kuala Tahan, the first thing on our mind was food! So, we headed to one of the floating restaurants and ate. The food was cheap and ...

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