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Flies that literally shine out their arse!, Kuala Selangor, Malaysia travel blog

Flies that literally shine out their arse!

A travel blog entry by mitz24

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... I have visited and go and see where the 'real' citizens of that country live. I was planning to go to Penang whist I am in Malaysia however other travellers have suggested I will need more than a day trip to go to Penang so maybe a visit in the future ...

99 Magical Islands, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

99 Magical Islands

A travel blog entry by andy_jillian

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After the boat finally left Penang, 45 minutes late, tickets and timetables dont seem to mean anything in Southeast Asia, we arrived at our next port of call, Langkawi. We'd heard some nice things about the island, and upon arriving at the resort we ...

Attack on Peanut Mountain, Padang Besar, Malaysia travel blog

Attack on Peanut Mountain

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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Checking out of the hotel at 11am in Koh Tau (I spell it differently everytime) we handed our Phallic looking Key over to the receptionist and tried to think what we were going to do for the couple of hours in the searing heat while waiting for our ...

Leaving the mainland, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Leaving the mainland

A travel blog entry by zee

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Jungle BBQ, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle BBQ

A travel blog entry by zee

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Marco met up with me again in Kapit and we hung around until the permit office opened. We couldn't go any further up river without one, so we were stuck in the tiny trading post for 4 days. The ride up had been fascinating- huge barges carrying bits of ...

Day 135, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Day 135

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... to Melaka so I took my time, enjoying a cooked breakfast with dormitory-mates and left at 1pm. Melaka is on the West coast of Malaysia and has switched hands a few times as a result of being on a handy shipping route (The Straits of Melaka). I think the ...

Sunway Pyramid and Lagoon, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Sunway Pyramid and Lagoon

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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We have decided that we will take the train to Singapore on Sunday so we need to book our tickets and since we have to go to KL Sentral (yes it is spelt with an S) to book them we may as well spend the day at Sunway Pyramid/Lagoon. We are late up ...

Are old ladies with walkie-talkies trustworthy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Are old ladies with walkie-talkies trustworthy

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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We spent a lazy morning in bed on the lap top writing emails to different campervan companies in Australia and catching up with our friends Sonja and Col who we met on our Halong Bay trip in Vietnam. They had kindly offered us a bed for a few nights in ...

Jungle Fever II, Kinabatang River, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Fever II

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Sunday 3rd October 2004 Now I know why the buses wouldnt stop on the way to Sandakan - their packed full from Kota Kinabalu - people and cargo, with somebody sitting on top of my rucksack on the journey out, the underside of the coach full of boxes. ...

Jalan Jalan, going for a walk, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Jalan Jalan, going for a walk

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... and spirituality I felt and sensed in these temples and the surrounding grounds reminded me of the other religious places I had visited in Malaysia. I think that no matter what you believe, in what way you are religious, just being in a place of worship, ...

Bloke Walks Into A Bar, Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Bloke Walks Into A Bar

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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"Here's to alcohol; the cause of - and solution to - all of life's problems" -- Homer Simpson We spent three nights on Perhentian Kecil, staying in the cheapest place on the island. We arrived at the end of the High Season, and a lot of places ...

Have I gone the wrong way... ended up in Scotland?, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Have I gone the wrong way... ended up in Scotland?

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Saturday 11th September 2004 Bus to Cameron Highlands - took 8 hours instead of the 5-6 promised, with one part on a decrepid bus that stopped every mile to pick up/drop off locals Arrived to pouring rain, and very cold!! Cameron Highlands is at ...

Penninsula Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Penninsula Malaysia

A travel blog entry by baileyandkerry

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... apart from chase away spiders the size of rabbits. Although I had read a lot about its religious diversity, Malaysia, especially Kota Bharu, is a predominantly Islamic country. This has been a welcome change because Buddhism and monks were really ...

Cental KL and Masjid Jamek, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Cental KL and Masjid Jamek

A travel blog entry by dane

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... in varying degrees, but it is most often malleable.  It's the rigidity of Islamic custom that strikes me.  However, Malaysia immediately proved that it's not as rigid as one might think.  In Bangkok, there are some women who cover their ...

Everyday E likes Sundae (In tribute to Morrissey), Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Everyday E likes Sundae (In tribute to Morrissey)

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... till 23:00 trying to sort out what to do about Australia. Tomorrow we leave for the Perhention Islands off the North East coast of Malaysia for a bit of a chill out because that is all we have wanted to do since we left Myanmar. Still we hear rumours of ...

Malaysia - Penang, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia - Penang

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... and drove to our accommodation just north of Georgetown, the islands capital. You may wonder why we took this route as any map of Malaysia will show that Kota Bharu and Penang are both in the very north of the country, whereas KL is towards the south. The ...

Back in the northern hemisphere!, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Back in the northern hemisphere!

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... :o) After the Grand Prix finishes on the weekend I'll probably be heading north, either into Thailand or somewhere else in Malaysia. As much as I enjoy this city I've already spent far too much time in KL during 2003 to warrant spending any more time ...

Going Ape on Monkey Juice, Perhention Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Going Ape on Monkey Juice

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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I woke to the sound of engines and after having a quick look off the balcony realised it was 08:00 and the first boats had started to arrive with all the new tourists on board. I left Erica in bed threw on some clothes and sprinted down the hill to the ...

Bird Sanctuary, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Bird Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by dane

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I heard this bird sanctuary is the largest in Southeast Asia.  But I heard the same about the one in Singapore, so who knows.  I didn't have my theodolyte on hand, so I can't make any statements about the veracity of these claims.  ...

Arden Tours Welcomes You To Malaysia, Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

Arden Tours Welcomes You To Malaysia

A travel blog entry by wanderers

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... landed so we dash to arrivals. We are like nervous wrecks by the time they arrive to see our "ARDEN TOURS Welcomes you to Malaysia" banner. Tears, hugs and lots of talking follows! Make our way back to the Pan Pacific and go for breakfast where we just ...

Places to worship..., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Places to worship...

A travel blog entry by bootsmade4wlkin

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... only got to the 41st floor, I can now say that I've gone up the tallest towers in the world, the symbol of progress in Malaysia, which you can also see in the Catherin Zeta-Jones movie, Entrapment. Once we had done the tourist thing, we met up with one ...

Day 132, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Day 132

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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Today we went to the world famous Petronas Towers. They are among the very tallest buildings in the world and have held the title of tallest in the past. One thing is for sure - they are mighty impressive. It was 9.30am - already one hour later than ...

On the summit for sunrise..., Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia travel blog

On the summit for sunrise...

A travel blog entry by idarich

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We'd gone down deep and peered into the abyss, and now it was time to climb high into the clouds. At 4095 metres, Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain in South East Asia, between the Himalayas and New Guinea. It is also one of the most frequently ...

Our last night in KK, KK, Brunei travel blog

Our last night in KK

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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Our last night was a blast. What was supposed to be a few quite drinks on our last night turned into a bit of another beer fest? We met up with Sophie & Averill around 7pm and had our last coffee from Coffee Bean before walking across the road to ...

Pulau Perhentian Kecil - Could this be paradise?, Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Pulau Perhentian Kecil - Could this be paradise?

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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You join us on our quest for the perfect beach resort and quite frankly, here it is. Thailand offered some brilliant places like Ko Tao but we never found the one. We stayed on Long Beach which is probably the busiest beach on the two islands but ...

CitraWarna Malaysia - Colours of Malaysia, Petronas Towers, Merdeka Square, KL, Malaysia travel blog

CitraWarna Malaysia - Colours of Malaysia

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... , some of them singing and all of them dancing. They were dressed in the traditional costumes from their respective states in Malaysia, very diverse but all very colourful. Each act show cased the unique cultural aspects of each state with varied music ...

Huffing and puffing through the oldest rainforest, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Huffing and puffing through the oldest rainforest

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... was time to head for cheaper, more rustic ground. We boarded a mail train (i.e. very slow, all-stops) bound northwards into Malaysia at Singapore's Malay Railway Station at 10.30am on Saturday 13 August. Our chosen destination, Jerantut, is the gateway to ...

Langkawi - is this Malaysia?, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

Langkawi - is this Malaysia?

A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth

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Langkawi isn't that great, it served a purpose (our route into Malaysia) but, where we stayed was really just a shoddy, little beach town, to be blunt (it was billed as the top holiday resort on the island). We did however, find it hard to complain with ...

Cool weather in Malaysia, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cool weather in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by philthy

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... Melacca's history. We also took a stroll to Bukit St. Paul, the ruins of the first Catholic Church (I believe) in Malaysia. It sits atop a hill which overlooks all of Melacca. Along the ruins there are many artists selling their painting/drawings. We ...

Hittin' the road again, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Hittin' the road again

A travel blog entry by philthy

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We hit the road again tomorrow, but I must say our stay here has been great. The family & locals that run the place we are staying are very friendly. A few nights ago, as Sarah and I were in the "common area" and about ready to call it a night, the ...

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