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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 ...

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 ...

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh, Ipoh, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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A sleep in - yay - Maura was already packed and ready to head to KL Sentral for the 11am train - snacks and water purchased so all set to go. Terry had to get up earlier as he hadn't packed like smarty pants Maura. Time to leave our gated apartment, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ipoh - Caves, Andersonians Club, Perak Academy, Ipoh, Malaysia travel blog

Ipoh - Caves, Andersonians Club, Perak Academy

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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The next morning we were up at 7.30am to go for a drive with Lim and Judy to see some local sights, but first to breakfast. Lim suggested Dim Sum City where we were treated to a variety of Dim Sum and sauces, a very good start to the day. Terry managing ...

Monthly Thoughts from Dennis, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Monthly Thoughts from Dennis

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... your car rental reservation in Costa Rica during New Year’s week It’s impossible to find a saline laxative in Malaysia Asian budget airlines are really budget airlines – you don’t even get free water Everyone in Indonesia is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Malaysia Bound, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia Bound

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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We had to make a quick stop in Singapore as it was about the only reasonably convenient location in Asia to arrange our travel visas to Mongolia- the laws of bizarro probability would seem to suggest that the more important the tourist dollar would be to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Malacca, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Malacca

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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We awoke and headed downstairs for breakfast provided by the Baba House hotel which consisted of warm toast, two chipolatas, warm fried squashed egg with a teaspoon of cold baked beans - interesting! But not what we expected. image Is this the worst ...

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 ...

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 24 Wandering day, George Town, Malaysia travel blog

Day 24 Wandering day

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Day 24 Tuesday 8/03/2016 We got up a bit later this morning and decided to head to Gurney Drive as we had read there was a nice promenade next to the beach and some good shops. This was a 3km walk, but it wasn't overly hot, maybe 28degC when we left. On ...

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