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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, ...

Lahad Datu to Sandakan, Sandakan, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

Lahad Datu to Sandakan

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... Luck is on our side in our search for accomodation, our first try, the Mayfair Hotel, has one room left. Many hotels in Malaysia can be a little on the seedy side, and if they offer day rates you know the lobby will be frequented by undesirable ladies ...

The perfect Island, Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

The perfect Island

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... the grass family of plant life.  A facinating natuarl culinary delight.  Getting to the Island of Pulau Langkaw in Malaysia has been absolutely everything I have needed and a whole lot more.  The night before I spent in Satun, Thailand ...

Perhentain Islands, Perhentain Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Perhentain Islands

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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... Malaysia was the reputation of the Perhentian Islands. Throughout our trip we have been told they are the best islands in Malaysia, with crystal clear aqua marine water, white sand beaches and world class diving and snorkelling. The words crystal clear ...

Day 123 - Day 129, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Day 123 - Day 129

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... " or "I nearly did it but got a plane right at the end to save a few hundred quid". The booking is Port Kelang, Malaysia to Fremantle, Australia departing on the 21st February. It took a day or so to sort all the paperwork out - cash machine ...

Chilling out on Cenang Beach!!!, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

Chilling out on Cenang Beach!!!

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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Highlights Arrival. Annoyingly the ferry from Penang to Langkawi was fully booked but it didn't end in disaster because a friendly Malaysian couple offered us a lift. They were going on their hols and said they would drive us to the next port 2 hours ...

Return to Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

Return to Kinabalu

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Saturday 9th October 2004 Was well prepared for the ferry back - and was wrapped up warm. Met "Danny Baldhead" at BSB's bus station, who is keen to show me the latest Lonely Planet he is apparently featured in (as well as stamps he has produced with ...

If U can't drink the water, Don't Eat The Melon, Langkawi, Malaysia travel blog

If U can't drink the water, Don't Eat The Melon

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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So the day started out with one of those life lessons that I actually already knew....Its amazing how time can make you forget these lessons...I learned this lesson in Cabo San Lucas , Mexico on a trip there many years ago. But this day started out ...

Discovery in Melaka - days 17 to 28, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Discovery in Melaka - days 17 to 28

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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... by the Portuguese in the early 1500s, the Dutch in the 1600s, and was under British rule from the early 1800s until Malaysia was returned mid-Twentieth Century.  The result is a place which reflects very much on its history, most evidently within ...

Back to City Life, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Back to City Life

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... the 3 Musketeers ready for any adventure that comes our way. (As long as its in 5 star hotel style! Haha..jk) Thailand and Malaysia are amazing. But it's the little things like the inside jokes, silly games, and lots of shared laughs that have really made ...

Turtle Islands National Park, Turtle Islands National Park, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

Turtle Islands National Park

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Wed Sep 8 - Day 126 After checking out of the Mayfair we took a taxi to the Crystal Quest Jetty. From here a small boat powered by 2 huge Yamaha outboard motor torpedoed the 40k to Pulau Selingan, one of the three islands making up the Turtle Islands ...

Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... passport so this becomes an issue when you come to leave Malaysia, requiring you to keep hold of your train ticket until you leave Malaysia, whenever that may be!   Eventually we got back to our cabin and were able to settle down for the night. At ...

Sensational snorkelling and strange animals!, The Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Sensational snorkelling and strange animals!

A travel blog entry by lizandsteve

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We caught a fast boat to Perhentian Kecil, the smaller of the two main Perhentian Islands, where we were faced with a choice of beaches to be dropped at - we chose D'Lagoon, a guesthouse all by itself at the northern end of the island, rignt on the water ...

Another Time Another Place, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Another Time Another Place

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... to Mainland 9.30 - Bus to Surat Thani 12.00 - Board minivan to Hat Yai 4.00 - New minivan, to Malaysia 10.00 - Ferry to Penang 10.15 - Minivan to Georgetown Just to help things along, in both Surat ...

Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Putrajaya

A travel blog entry by dane

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... corrupt construction projects.  But that was just an impression.  I have no idea what causes the discrepancy, and I'm sure Malaysia has as much trouble with corruption as the rest of SE Asia.  The coolest part of Putrajaya was watching ...

Kota Kinabalu: market down as a nice town!, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Kinabalu: market down as a nice town!

A travel blog entry by tomandcharlie

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We loved Kota Kinabula, especially the general vibe of the place and the friendly locals, and this showed by the amount of times we ended up there (4 in total!) during our time in Sabah. With all its hidden treasures and plentiful markets (as well as ...

Addicted to underwater photography!, Pulau Tioman, Malaysia travel blog

Addicted to underwater photography!

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... to get to the coast and cool down! Quite a few folks along the way had recommended Pulau Tioman, off the east coast of Malaysia, as a relaxing island with some good dive spots, so it seemed like the obvious choice for our next stop (before flying to ...

Kuala Lumpur touring, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur touring

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... and is now an important cultural and national heritage.  It is the oldest functionining Hindi Temple in Malaysia. After the temple I strolled on over to China Town.  I guess I didn't get enough ...

flight to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

flight to Malaysia

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... dinner at the hotel and then to sleep for tomorrow's big touring day. Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. The city proper, making up an area of 244 km2, has an estimated population of 1.6 million in 2006. [4] Greater ...

First stop - KL!, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

First stop - KL!

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Just arrived in KL this morning to a spectacular sunrise as the plane landed. Having negotiated my way from the airport to central KL via a coach and mini-bus (RM20 in total) I have checked back into the Anuja Backpackers Inn (RM10 per night) opposite ...

Off to Borneo for new adventures, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Brunei travel blog

Off to Borneo for new adventures

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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So today is the day we fly to Borneo. We are up about 9 ish and head off to get a good breakfast inside us. Since it's our last day in BK we thought we'd try some where new; big mistake!! Our breakfast had just arrived (scrambled egg for Rosey & ...

Day 120, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, Malaysia travel blog

Day 120

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... in to Georgetown and tried some Roti Canai - like a miniature curry and naan bread. Then I found the night market and had some noodle soup from a Chinese vendor. I'm beginning to enjoy Malaysia's ethnic simply for the food options!   ...

Finally in Malaysia, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Finally in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... that we had booked a ferry and busses through one company to take us all the way to a place called Khota Bahru, in the north of Malaysia, right next to the most southerly part of Thailand. It was to be a boat, a bus to a town in Thailand called Hat Yai, ...

Days 133 and 134, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Days 133 and 134

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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The last two days have been a bit of a non-event. Was hungover much of Wednesday after our little excursion in to KL's night-life. I bought a playstation portable or PSP for the hi-tech kids. It was a bit of an impulse purchase and now I'm a bit paranoid ...

A reunion with old friends, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

A reunion with old friends

A travel blog entry by rachel_john

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... non-stop during the journey and whilst driving he whips out leaflets and brochures on all the different tourist attractions of Malaysia. The butterfly farm takes some effort to get to but we really enjoy seeing so many butterflies which flutter around ...

Mt Kinabalu and Poring Hot Springs, Ranau, Malaysia travel blog

Mt Kinabalu and Poring Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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Highlights.  Hot springs. After our wildlife expedition we were shattered, it's such a hard life. Luckily we noticed some hot springs in the guide book and made our way there in a expensive taxi (no buses!). After our canopy walk we got changed into ...

The mountainous climb, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

The mountainous climb

A travel blog entry by mitz24

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For a very cheap train train and free entrance a trip to the Batu Caves is very worthwhile. They are located on the outskirts of KL. In my opinion the caves are a definite must see while in KL just to either see the golden structure of Lord Murugan ...

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