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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 ...

The Wilds of Borneo, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

The Wilds of Borneo

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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Kota Kinabalu is really just a stopover point for me to be able to climb Mount Kinabalu. Its not big place, you could walk from one end to the other in about a half hour. Its full of new but crappy buildings, mainly because the city was leveled by ...

They Don't Speak English But They Love To Dance, Sandakan, Malaysia travel blog

They Don't Speak English But They Love To Dance

A travel blog entry by jmo

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Greetings from Borneo, It has been a really busy couple weeks since we left the beautiful, relaxing beaches of Cambodia for the steamy jungles of Malaysian Borneo. But after two full days of travel by motorbike, bus, airplane, bus, airplane, taxi and ...

Day 145, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Day 145

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... bill and left for the Puduraya bus station in KL. I want to go back to the Cameron Highlands to spend my last week in Malaysia. The East coast seems to be a write-off and the time I had in the highlands was among my favourite times since I started ...

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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28.10.06 The last eight days at the Coronade Hotel have been very enjoyable for Des and I, although two would have been sufficient. The breakfasts have been superb, except for the two days of celebration for Hari Raya or Aidelfitri on the 24th and ...

Look who it is...The Lazy, (thin but lovely) Irish, Pinang, Malaysia travel blog

Look who it is...The Lazy, (thin but lovely) Irish

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... border to exit Thailand before the driver told us to go and give a guy at a desk 20 Baht for entry forms to Malaysia. We were mystified and between the two couples have spent 17 months crossing various borders without ever having paid for an arrival ...

Quick stop over, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

Quick stop over

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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We flew into Kota Kinabalu and checked into a very grotty guesthouse - only one night, we could hack it. We explored the amazing local market and with the shadow of Mount Kinabalu in the background made plans for the next week. Everything is so spread ...

Wildlife spotting on the Kinabatangan River, Kinabatangan District, Malaysia travel blog

Wildlife spotting on the Kinabatangan River

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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Highlights. 3 day/2 night Nature Lodge Package Tour. We opted for a package rather than do it yourself here as the price was so good and we heard good reviews about the Nature Lodge. On the way we stopped by the orangutan rehab center to pick more people ...

Kota Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Kinabalu

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Tues Sep 14th - Day 132 The overnight arrival of several gallons of lactic acid to our limbs lead to a day of restricted movement. We swapped the Daya Hotel for the cheaper Pantai Inn, and explored a little of downtown KK in a kind of constipated ...

Mountain climbing!!!, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

Mountain climbing!!!

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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With only 11 days in Sarawak, North Borneo, we thought we wouldn't have enough time to do everything. Seeing turtles being released and diving made us love this part of Borneo enough to come back for more, especially the diving. Somehow we had a few days ...

Singapore Slinging, Singapore, Malaysia travel blog

Singapore Slinging

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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We're actually standing in Singapore airport right now as I type this. There's loads of free internet around the departures area, good for passing the time when you've checked in 3 hours before your flight leaves. As you've probably worked out from ...

Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Ferringhi Beach

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Last night was the first heavy downpour since arriving in Malaysia. Unfortunately I had left some clothes out to dry on the roof of my hotel and by morning they were predictably wet again. Never mind, usually it only takes a couple of hours for clothes ...

Perhentian Paradise, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Perhentian Paradise

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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The Perhentian Islands, to be fair, are a little bit fabulous. They are made up of 2 text book paradise islands. We stayed on the bigger one, Besar. The smaller one is called Kecil. You can only get here from the mainland by boat, which leaves from a ...

A little cool down, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

A little cool down

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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In the morning before we left for Cameron Highlands we went out to search for some breakfast. Instead of sitting down we decided we just wanted some fruit and bread stuff. So we picked up some slurpie's (of course) and went to check out some street ...

Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) - Day 162-163, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) - Day 162-163

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Day 162 - 02/08/08 This is going to be my briefest blog entry ever! Did nothing today, did some shopping, picked up my laundry and walked around town for a while, that's about it. Went for a few drinks at the Hyatt bar in the evening to watch a ...

Day 136, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Day 136

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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Had another wander around Melaka today. At 4.30pm I found a bar and watched the final of the Men's Australian Open - Federer vs Gonzalez. I was sat with a Malaysian salesman in the bar who was a bit annoying during the game. Since my guest house had ...

Kinabalu National Park, Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, Malaysia travel blog

Kinabalu National Park

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Thu Sep 9th - Day 127 Cold baked beans and scrambled eggs at 6.30am and speedboat back to Sandakan at 7am. From the jetty we took a taxi to the bus station where we were mobbed like popstars by bus touts. We managed to jump on a bus leaving for Kota ...

We are wanderers..., Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

We are wanderers...

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... see a tourist info place on the way so we stopped into the air-con building and grabbed some maps of town and other parts of Malaysia and just did a bit of research for a bit; then we went out to brave the heat on foot again. Fort Cornwallis is basically ...

Happy Birthday dear Benjamin happy birthday to you, Kota Kinabalu, Brunei travel blog

Happy Birthday dear Benjamin happy birthday to you

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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Today is Ben's birthday and we have arranged to go diving with Sophie and Averil plus a few others near the small island called Mamutik (I think) about 20 minutes away by speed boat. We meet at the dive shop at 8.30am, make sure we have all our gear ...

Penang Part 1-11sep 2004, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang Part 1-11sep 2004

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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... in Penang or "the pearl of the Orient" on the 10th September 2004. Penang lies off of the northwest cost of Peninsual Malaysia and it is beautiful. I arrived in the afternoon at my hotel the casuarina which is in Batu Ferringhi, I have stayed hwere ...

Trip to Ipoh, Ipoh, Malaysia travel blog

Trip to Ipoh

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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The 2 days before leaving Tanah Rata we sat around town updating our blog and checking e-mail, playing cards and on the i-pod. Our legs were so sore from the first day both our calves hurt with every step so we didn't get far ...

Day 139, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Day 139

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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We all woke around 10am and prepared to leave the hide. The light was already illuminating the hide since there were no windows you could close just the viewing gaps. Breakfast was some rolls and then we were off to our next destination - a hut! The hut ...

The Cool Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata (Cameron Highlands), Malaysia travel blog

The Cool Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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... guides walks 6 days a week from the very cosy Cameronian Inn where we stayed (he must be the fittest man in Malaysia!). With 8 or so others we walked through (mostly 'up' actually!) dense green jungle and crossed numerous streams, which were quite full ...

To the big KL we go!, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

To the big KL we go!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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After the great day at the park we were ready to go to the big city. While we were waiting in the lobby before we went to catch a train our guest house manager let us know there was a bus station just a short walk away that had buses to KL so we didn't ...

Sarawak, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Sarawak

A travel blog entry by paul

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Been to Sarawak numerous times. I would recommend it. Kuching is a great ...

Malaysia- the final days, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia- the final days

A travel blog entry by penguinmad

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On my last full day in Penang I had booked a trip to Monkey Island,, which is just a bit further up the coast from my hotel, I have done this trip before and it is great fun. You spend the morning fishing off of the side of the boat, with a bit of ...

Surabaya to Nunukan to Tawau, Tawau, Indonesia travel blog

Surabaya to Nunukan to Tawau

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Mon 23 August - Day 113 Having already experienced life aboard a Pelni Ship we know what to expect from the ships cook. Not a lot. So with this in mind, we decide to raid a local supermarket in search of inbetween meal snacks. We do good, real good and ...

Day 147 - Day 152, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Day 147 - Day 152

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... was how little we were all doing but that that was ok. On my last full day Tine, Stef (from Holland), and Ying (from Malaysia), went on a trip to the Butterfly Farm and the "Boh" tea plantation. I'd been to the former before (sans camera) and had ...

Labuan, Labuan, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

Labuan

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Fri Sep 17 - Day 135 Happy Birthday Steve Feeling fit for some ferry fun we departed Kota Kinabalu in a long, narrow, torpedo speedboat and arrived 3 hours later in Labuan. The time had flown by as we watched a Jackie Chan Kung Fu movie in Chinese, ...

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