Travel Blogs from Tanah Rata, Malaysia

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Tea: A Drink with Jam and Bread, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea: A Drink with Jam and Bread

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... to drink any water during the journey, but it was still tough on my bladder. And no food at all. We finally arrived in Tanah Rata at 10 p.m., after restaurants in the tiny town (53 storefronts according to our guest house owner) had closed for the night. ...

Hi all just a quickie well we managed to ..., Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Hi all just a quickie well we managed to ...

A travel blog entry by piedmont_posse

... we managed to tear ourselves away from KL after 9 days of living in luxury and now we are staying in a quiet little town called Tanah Rata which is at least 1000m above sea level. The journey here was very interesting. We had to get the train at 1950 ...

Smooth road, ruined jungle, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Smooth road, ruined jungle

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Good Intentions, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Good Intentions

A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak

The plan was to get going early in the morning to Penang, but the rain and the fact that I woke up too late meant that I was to watch DVDs with a couple of people in my hostel and try again tomorrow. I did toy with the idea of going trekking for a ...

Hangovers and lazy days, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Hangovers and lazy days

A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak

... and decided to not do anything, just relax, watch some movies, and hang out. The climate is very different to the rest of Malaysia. It's refreshingly cool, without being cold, and when the sun comes out, its very warm. Life is taken at a slow pace ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata - Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by anandigor

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It was so great to be out of the heat for a bit. And that is clearly the greatesst attraction of the Highlands. Nice spring temperature, perfect. The other attraction is hiking. Keen sportsmen as we are, we therefore signed up straight away for an ...

Day 95: Tanah Rata, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Day 95: Tanah Rata

A travel blog entry by williampotter

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... of spice tea with a scone (a curious hangover from the British occupation), at the Ummph! Café. At this point we're 14km from Tanah Rata with possible storm clouds brewing. As we head back down the hill we're passed by many drivers happy to honk and ...

big bugs in the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

big bugs in the Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by brendonvdh

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Hi Guys, So this morning we left Cameron Highlands after 3 nights there. The highlands are at a higher altitude 1500m+ so it is nice and cool compared to KL and the jungle. We came across the hugest bugs ever, called Cicada or something, cehck out ...

KL to Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

KL to Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by risint

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We read many great reports from people staying at Father's Guest House in Tanah Rata, in the heart of the Cameron Highlands, and headed straight there. The place was cool, clean, cheap and very friendly! Also, they had a huge TV lounge where they screened ...

Malaysia, a beautiful country, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia, a beautiful country

A travel blog entry by minerguy

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... after going up to the bridge to get back to the hostel, get my bag, and to the bus station.  I was heading to Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands were most of their tea production is as well as some mountainous area for views and walks.  I ...

Hiking to an expensive tea shop, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Hiking to an expensive tea shop

A travel blog entry by keelaurow

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... , we booked tickets for a minivan that picked us up at the door and would bring us straight to the main town in the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata. It was a bit more expensive than the regular bus, but it would avoid us having to make two trips to the bus ...

3 months engaged, a cup of tea & a veggie Thali, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

3 months engaged, a cup of tea & a veggie Thali

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... and Peking duck offered in the same vicinity quite like that… We went for a hike today in the hills immediately surrounding Tanah Rata where we were staying at Kangs Guesthouse in an attempt to reach one of the local peaks.  The forest was ...

Visiting a tea plantation and a cretinous dinner, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Visiting a tea plantation and a cretinous dinner

A travel blog entry by alastair6

We had a rather late start today and I didn't get up till nearly 10am. Our plans were to visit the a tea plantation. We all went down into the town and had breakfast, then people began to disappear. Nolan and Amy had already had breakfast, so said they ...

Highlands Tea and Cake, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Highlands Tea and Cake

A travel blog entry by chezgra

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AFter a four hour bus journey, 2 of these on hairpin bends, we've arrived in Cameron Highlands - an old hill station where the tea plantations are and loads of jungle trails. It is a lot cooler, thank goodness, but pouring with rain at the moment! Just ...

Tea and Trekking, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea and Trekking

A travel blog entry by annieandmark

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... ) we discovered the printed price was actually 17RM. That's the price for being a tourist I suppose! Anyway, we miraculously arrived in Tanah Rata in one piece and were surprised to find that our hostel (where we were paying GBP7 a night for a double ...

The Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The Highlands

A travel blog entry by biruvia

... for the first of many, many bus trips in the next month. After a 4 hour, 200 km journey, we arrived in the town of Tanah Rata. The elevation was a cool break from the heat of KL (and the rest of Malaysia for that matter). It's a nice town, but there ...

High point of Malaysia... at least in metres, Tanah rata, Malaysia travel blog

High point of Malaysia... at least in metres

A travel blog entry by garybarnes

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will add some English rap sometime, maybe at the beach where we're heading next, but for now, just some piccies to ...

Cameron Highlands Check in, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands Check in

A travel blog entry by jamesandsam

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High Tea Break, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

High Tea Break

A travel blog entry by mothman

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Got the tourist bus again, said our goodbyes to the girls, chatted to a South African couple and were offered sweets by a French father whos children didn't like them as they were too spicy (they had many issues with Malaysian food!) Cameron highlands ...

Tea plantations, mountains and... its cold!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea plantations, mountains and... its cold!

A travel blog entry by laura_sheen

... really cool, tea plants are nothing like how I imagined! The tea factory and plantation was built in the 1920's when Britain still ruled Malaysia and it felt very british. We had lunch of tea and scones with jam which was great. The first decent cup of ...

Fore, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Fore

A travel blog entry by cmj

Brian and I had a fun couple of days up in the much cooler climates of the Cameron Highlands. We went on a half day tour of the sights our first day, getting some great pictures of butterflies, beetles and flowers. It was too cloudy to see anything ...

Cameron highlands tea plantations, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron highlands tea plantations

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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... in the arctic conditions of the ridiculously cold air conditioning that cannot be changed, I was up early for my bus to Tanah Rata - the Cameron Highlands. A perfect breakfast - condensed milk on toast. How have I managed the past 5 weeks without ...

More Tea?, Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

More Tea?

A travel blog entry by hayleyandlorna

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... really. Then again she did say "well you're obviously Australians...??). The tea plantation was fantastic. There are postcards in Tanah Rata with hills of bushes that look like the set of Teletubbies and you kind of think that it can't really look ...

British Colonial Charm, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

British Colonial Charm

A travel blog entry by garyandjenny

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... like they have been here for 50 years. Then some of the buildings definitely have a British feel to them. We arrived in Tanah Rata and began the hunt for accomodation. Eventually we settled for our smallest room yet.....in the attic, with barely enough ...

les cultures de thé des cameron highland, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

les cultures de thé des cameron highland

A travel blog entry by marco-2010

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  On m'avait parler des Cameron Highland et des paysages de rêve donc hop, je monte dans un mini van avec un chauffeur qui écoutai des bon son rock pour découvrir cette région qui était une ancienne station coloniale d'altitude des anglais ...

The Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by bandersnatch07

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... had to stop paying attention if I was to preserve my own sanity. So after our complementary rollercoaster ride, we arrived at a much cooler Tanah Rata. I was immediately blown away by a few men who came up to us and offered to take us around the town ...

Last day in Cameron highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Last day in Cameron highlands

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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Another sunny day with blue sky in Cameron highlands! Visited a market where I tried a lot of different tasty street food, bought strawberrys, dried fruits and fruit such as a strange apple tasting like a cucumber and passion fruit. Had tea and scones at ...

Ahhh Malaysia- the joys, challenges and roti!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Ahhh Malaysia- the joys, challenges and roti!

A travel blog entry by danandlaura

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... ;fondness (nay, obsession) for felines. Well, this was my heaven. These were not the wary, skittish strays of Malacca or Tanah Rata. They were well-fed and relaxed. It was rare to choose a table at a beach restaurant without there being a ...

Cameron Highlands, tanah rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by jamesandruth

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hello We set off for the Cameron Highlands in a hire car. It felt a bit like cheating but Steve didn't feel too comfortable about the 6 hour bus journey. After a very winding journey over the hills through lots of rainforest and some little villages. We ...

Cameron Highlands, so cold!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands, so cold!

A travel blog entry by edsutch

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... . We head up to our hotel, smack bang in the middle of a little town called Brinchang. With one main road connecting it to Tanah Rata the main tourist town for CH. We chose Brinchang to stay in as its closer to the better strawberry farms and Gunung ...

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