Travel Blogs from Kota Bharu, Malaysia

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Kota Bharu, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Bharu

A travel blog entry by davidandamy1

... , which has large seats similar to business class on a plane so getting a bit of sleep wasn't to difficult. We arrived in Kota Bharu at 4:30ish, and immediately we both agreed that it felt very different Penang. Later we found out that it was situated in ...

Sand, Storms and Sunburn, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Sand, Storms and Sunburn

A travel blog entry by brengiogoglobal

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We're currently sat in an internet café in Kota Bharu, a smallish town on the Malay-Thai eastern border crossing. We're here for one night only as we make our way out of Malaysia and into Thailand for the next month or so. Since our last update we have ...

Kota Bharu, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Bharu

A travel blog entry by zuzagat

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Kota ...

Kota Bharu, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Bharu

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

... , if anything, to do there.  Found a nice Chinese joint for dinner which served beer so that was a bonus considering most of Malaysia is Muslim and therefore don't serve alcohol.  The next day we were up at 4.30am to get on the 6.00am jungle ...

We are never leaving, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

We are never leaving

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

Thsi place really is a paradise. We stayed about 10 meters from the beach, 15 meters from Mama's Kitchen (great food) and 30 meters from Stefan's Water Sports. There is plenty of shade to chill on the beach and read (when not diving). After our 3rd ...

Last Day in Kota Bharu, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Last Day in Kota Bharu

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

Up late....nice. Updated blog today before we go to Perhentian Islands tomorrow...bit of luxury hopefully after jungle and hostels. Purchased sandals today....two pairs so I really did throw away my old trainers. I noted later that someone had taken ...

Welcome to Paradise, Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to Paradise

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

... worse. We eagerly went to tell Cristen that we were goin with her for our Dive School. Our pics are updated and signed. http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/mrewkowski/my_photos see albums for Thai BK with Cindy and Danusia and album for ...

Kota Barus Nachtmarkt, Kota Baru, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Barus Nachtmarkt

A travel blog entry by pesche

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... ;o) Alle, die in Malysia waren, schwaermen von den Prhentian Islands. Das sind zwei kleine Inseln ganz im Norden von Malaysia. Die wollen wir uns sicher nicht entgehen lassen! Auf dem Weg dorthin stolpern wir ueber eine nicht wahnsinng schoene Stadt ...

Back from the Perhentian's, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Back from the Perhentian's

A travel blog entry by carsonsontour2

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... 40p it cost us to go in. Next stop the Jungle train............... 1st November 2009 Gary............ We have been hanging round Kota Bharu just wasting time really, we have got comfortable here and met some great people who have been passing through. ...

The free feast, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

The free feast

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... fomos às filhoses. Resultado: muita retórica, pouca...digestão! Impossível conviver com aquele molho. E tudo por aqui ficou. Kota Bahru está carregada de betão. Uma cidade com centros comerciais, mercados de comida local, barracas de ciganos a ...

Jungle Train, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle Train

A travel blog entry by colin

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... night and most of the next day there and then got a local bus back to Jerantut, and the next day rode the Jungle Train to Kota Bharu up near the Thailand border. I have done a lot of travelling by train and the jungle train is my favourite so far. The ...

The Perhentian Islands, Kecil Perhentian, Malaysia travel blog

The Perhentian Islands

A travel blog entry by thetour

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After a fast and slightly nerve racking cab ride we booked our fast boat to Pulau Kecil (small island) and waited around this sleepy little fishing village until we departed. We arrived on the Small Island by 7 pm where we booked into the Moonlight ...

People of the Islands, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

People of the Islands

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

The Islands no doubt have incredible natural beauty, but the thing that made them so hard to leave where the people. The locals were incredibly friendly and soo eager to get know you and chat. Jimmy our Hotel Owner was an outgoing musician who would ...

The price of Island Paradise, Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

The price of Island Paradise

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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It took a lot of luck to get here but it was worth it. The overnight bus was a bit of a disaster. We booked a bus and boat combo ticket at the station in Penang. The guy said we would arrive at Kulala Besut (the port town) at 7:30 a.m. and catch the boat ...

The Malay City, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

The Malay City

A travel blog entry by tomandamanda

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... ; The country is a melting pot of cultures.  The Malay influence is most strongly felt in the east, and especially so in Kota Bharu.  We arrived here by an 8 or 9 hour bus journey across from Chinese dominated Penang, and were greeted by what ...

When lizards roamed the earth...., Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

When lizards roamed the earth....

A travel blog entry by heatherlancelot

Hello, I am now in residence on Perhentian Kecil, the smaller of the two Perhentian islands. I took a taxi boat over at around noon today, and I have every intention of taking one straight back to Perhentian Besar first thing tomorrow morning. ...

Kota Bharu, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Bharu

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmurrell

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... and puddings.  You just ordered what you wanted from as many stalls as you liked an sat down and ate it.  Kota Bharu is also the most Islamic town in Malaysia, so the whole thing closed between 7and 8pm for evening prayers and then restarted. ...

Swimming in the storm, Palau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia travel blog

Swimming in the storm

A travel blog entry by izzie

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One long cold night, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

One long cold night

A travel blog entry by megfriedrice

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... Cinammon Grahams. 4.30am: We are awoken by the driver who informs us we have arrived at Jerthi, the main town near the port of Kota Bharu where we can get the boat. Along with 3 Finnish girls we bundle ourselves and all our extra layers off the bus, to ...

Bubble Bubble Bubble, Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia travel blog

Bubble Bubble Bubble

A travel blog entry by es_rossi

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Pulau Per- haeeee? Mache mich mit dem Jungletrain auf um die Mitte des Landes zu erkunden. 3. Klasse bei ueber 40 Grad Hitze und das fuer schlappe 14 Stunden. Da kommt echt Freude auf. Bin der einzigste Tourist im Zug und das ist auch kein Wunder, ...

Al mare !!, Perhentian Island, Malaysia travel blog

Al mare !!

A travel blog entry by 1lifeliveit

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Dal fresco delle Cameron Higlands ci spostiamo verso una delle piu' belle isole del sudest asiatico - Perenthian islands - a Nord est della penisola malese. Costo per il minibus da Father's guesthouse fino al porto 60 RM per raggiungere le isole ...

Crystal Clear Waters of the Perhentian Islands, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Crystal Clear Waters of the Perhentian Islands

A travel blog entry by ruairioc

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... we jumped on the fast ferry to the Perhentian islands taking in the incredibly clear aquamarine waters of this exquisite part of Malaysia. The boat trip was like a rollercoaster as our young captain tried to break the sound barrier. We stayed one ...

Steamed Fish?!?!, perhentian islands, Malaysia travel blog

Steamed Fish?!?!

A travel blog entry by thebiga

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... home after being away for such a long time. Anyway after more endless drivel we headed off to the Cameron Highlands in central Malaysia -a real old style colonnial hill station, a nice retreat from the heat lower down. We had a couple of days here just ...

Jeffry, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Jeffry

A travel blog entry by travellingtrio

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... just returned from a relaxing few days on Pulau Perhentian Kecil. This is one of two islands off the northeastern coast of Malaysia called the Perhentian Islands. We started at long beach (on the eastern side of the island), renowned as perhaps the ...

Fantastic beaching, snorkeling and doing nothing.., Perhentian Island, Malaysia travel blog

Fantastic beaching, snorkeling and doing nothing..

A travel blog entry by michaeljudy

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1) Great and personal services from booking to arrival till departure from Bubbles' Harick, Chef Wong on his delicious and creative dishes and sharing of recipes, driver Bahar for land transfer to/from Airport and Boatman Abalee! Help from Peisee though ...

Paradise under and above water, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Paradise under and above water

A travel blog entry by lisapeterson0

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The journey to the islands was fun. Pretty much the majority of the people from the jungle I met headed towards these islands of complete paradise together. I had met a good group of people and continued on the road and boat with them. Well the views ...

Riding the jungle train , Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Riding the jungle train

A travel blog entry by shunny81

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Alison: After another enjoyable speed boat ride and a shortish local bus ride, we arrived in Kota Bharu which is a market town in the far north of Malaysia. We were very hot and bothered when we arrived but a much needed KFC soon recharged our batteries ...

Given the all clear!, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Given the all clear!

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

My toe is now "clinically" healed so I can dive again. Can't wait to get to Ko Lanta and get back in the water! ...

Paradise Diver Style, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Paradise Diver Style

A travel blog entry by quinnlucie

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We arrive in the Perhentians bright and early dumping Lucie and our bags on the beach while Quinn heads off in search of somewhere to stay. As time drags on, we're feeling less and less hopeful. All the accommodation is either totally grotty or way ...

Hari Raya with the family, Pasir Puteh, Malaysia travel blog

Hari Raya with the family

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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  O autocarro para Kuala Besut nunca mais vem. Dizem os senhores da estação que ainda é capaz de demorar mais uma meia hora. Vou para a ilha Pulau Pehrentian Kecil, talvez à procura de paraíso. Ou à espera de dar uma última oportunidade à ...

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