Travel Blogs from Tanah Rata, Malaysia

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Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by akre

Cameron ...

James and his perfect place...., Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

James and his perfect place....

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... that we would be fined our deposit if we used the bike to get to the top of one of the highest peaks on mainland Malaysia - the road was apparently unusable and private too.  Luckily the Tea plantation was at the bottom of the peak. Unluckily our ...

Tours and Hitch-Hiking, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tours and Hitch-Hiking

A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak

... so we decided it be easier (as there as 3 of us) to hitch-hike. This was probably the easiest travelling I have done in Malaysia, although I don't recommend doing it on your own, we got in a car which would take us to the main road after just 5mins of ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by stalee

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This place is the most beutiful place ever. Were staying at a place called Fathers Guest house recomended by the inlaws and it a great place with a really good feal about it and very good food. You can do all sorts of walks here there are local maps ...

Tea and Scones, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea and Scones

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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... another strawberry tart we headed to the viewpoint to look out over the entire plantation. It was beautiful. We had to take a taxi back to Tanah Rata because we had walked 10km and it was now 5pm so we would not have got back before dark. We got the taxi ...

The hills are alive with......tea, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The hills are alive with......tea

A travel blog entry by twoelders

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... but with no bathroom. (We aren't that rich!!) We had to share with a couple of other rooms. We have discovered that in Malaysia, hotels are not very good value. Or just plain not good at all in some cases! Still, the Hillview was incredibly clean and ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata,  Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by twohobos

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Spent three days in Cameron Highlands doing some jungle trekking, checked out the local tea plantations and hiked through the Mossy Forest. It was a much needed break from the heat! the temperatures during the day did not exceed 25C and the nights ...

Butterflies, Rainforests, Strawberries, and Tea, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Butterflies, Rainforests, Strawberries, and Tea

A travel blog entry by koppers

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... Konrad had stopped at during his previous visit. Unfortunately, the garden was much farther than we'd realized - about 10 kilometers from Tanah Rata - so it took us much longer to get there than we'd anticipated. The butterfly garden was nice: many ...

Travelling to Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Travelling to Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak

I woke up early today to send a box of gifts and things home. This was easier than expected, but expensive and I will think twice about sending things home until the end of my trip. After that I waited around for my bus which, on my ticket, said it ...

Tea, Glorious Tea!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea, Glorious Tea!

A travel blog entry by serenaandterry

Helo! To get to the Cameron Highlands we had to take a coach for around 4 hours. As the driver began the journey we noticed his driving was more than just a little erratic, however, soon the roads became narrow winding paths up a mountain with steep ...

Tea museum and strawberry farm, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea museum and strawberry farm

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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Today I visited Boh tea plantations, their museum and tea making factory. Bought some passion fruit tea that I'm dying to try out! Also visited a strawberry farm where a funny guy working there took pictures of me and "giant ...

Leaving KL and arrival in the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Leaving KL and arrival in the Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by alastair6

... ;A Malaysian girl across the aisle from me was repeatedly being sick into a plastic bag – lovely. Once we arrived in Tanah Rata, the driver from Father's Guesthouse – the hostel I had pre-booked – was waiting nearby in his minibus ...

The Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

The Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by evs1210

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... projects that completely destroyed the natural beauty of the area. Unfortunately this is one down side to my time in Malaysia. Although it is a beautiful place no thought goes in to sustainable planning or making any development fit in with the ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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Hiking through the montane forests here, we have been struck by the interconnectivity of life.  A flower grows from the moss that forms where a climbing vine makes contact with a tree.  Everything is fair game here.  Everything grows out ...

A small jungle trek, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

A small jungle trek

A travel blog entry by alastair6

I got up at a fairly decent time today. The six of us went down into the town for breakfast, then back up to the hostel again. Julia, Koo and Scott left shortly afterwards to continue their travels elsewhere. Me, Nolan and Amy then set off on our ...

Mountain Serenity in  the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Mountain Serenity in the Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by duncanemma

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The Cameron Highlands in the middle of Malaysia are cool(temperature), clean, and full of tea. Excellent! The town of Tana Rata is small, it has all the things you need, hotels, restaurants, a post office, supermarkets etc. But not a bar in sight! We ...

Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata

A travel blog entry by isax

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Hier comme je vous l'avais dit, j'avais organise un voyage a Tanah Rata dans les Camerons Highlands en taxi. Il vint comme promis a 11h, Killian et moi fin prets pour le voyage. Helas c'etait pour me dire au'il etait navre parce qu'apres s'etre renesigne, ...

May I Have Another Scone, Please?, Tanah Rata, the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

May I Have Another Scone, Please?

A travel blog entry by cadkinsca

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... . The Cameron Highlands are a collection of three or so towns and inbetween resort hotels.  I stayed in the main town - Tanah Rata - surrounded by tea plantations, strawberry farms, and honey farms, an area trying hard to cling to the ...

Traveling friends!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Traveling friends!

A travel blog entry by ben.taggartryan

... landscapes the highlands is the first place we've come across wanky traveler bums. Met a Irish guys who is biking around Malaysia seemingly getting baked and trying to convince people that the third world is only a state of mind......man. Although the ...

Larrry Leech, Sid Snake in the Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Larrry Leech, Sid Snake in the Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by dan_emma2010

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... took about 6 hours arriving at around 19:30. We had booked a dorm room for our stay in an old converted monastery looking over Tanah Rata. This was the first time on our trip we had stayed in a dorm and we were looking forward to mixing with other ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by andreaundfabio

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Nach dem heissen Kuala Lumpur sind wir nach 4 Stunden Busfahrt im kühleren Tanah Rata angekommen. Hier unternahmen wir in den Cameron Highlands eine Tour zum Mossy Forest, den zahlreichen grünen Teeplantagen und den Erdbeer- und ...

Heading to the hills, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Heading to the hills

A travel blog entry by travellin.light

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... ; The down-side is that it can feel a bit chilly in the evening so we dig out the cardie and jumper. The drive up to Tanah Rata from Ipoh was quite spectacular as we wound up the mountain road cut into the jungle.  We were fortunate to see quite a ...

Canopy walk and tapir, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Canopy walk and tapir

A travel blog entry by josefinenilsson

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... sunset with a beautiful view over tea plantations. Cameron highlands is a place around 2000 masl full of scenic nature, hiking trails, tea plantations, strawberry farms and markets. The air is nice and refreshing, and not as humid as the rest of ...

Tea and Scones, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea and Scones

A travel blog entry by outofthegu

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... . There was even an amazing view from the bathroom window. As we were about to start walking up the hill a car stopped and offered us a lift, we were very thankful and we were back in Tanah Rata in no time.   Next stop is the Perhentian ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by stubo

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This place is just like England................. 1.The weather is cr@p 2. No Mosquitos 3. Tea is everywhere 4.Its full of Englishmen! I guess its full of the English due to the shear amount of tea which is produced here! We took a 5 hour bus ...

Pips and pals, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Pips and pals

A travel blog entry by becpowell

... we got closer to the towns and tourist areas, a lot of the landscape by the road had been ruined by strawberry farms and polytunnels! At Tanah Rata I rushed to Hillview Inn to find Ste etc - I thought it may be a bit strange seeing them so far out of ...

Time to get high, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Time to get high

A travel blog entry by coneicus

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... it but got woken up when we reached the twisting roads. Quite hard to sleep when your being thrown around your seat. Got to Tanah Rata and found a little bakery that sell's this really lush food for about 1Rm. Had a curry puff which put some much ...

More tea vicar?, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

More tea vicar?

A travel blog entry by al-lucy-lost

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... lights or brakes and that applies to the emergency services as well. We had decided to head up in to the Cameron highlands and headed for Tanah Rata the main town, as we left the car hire place we realised that we had no map and had to rely on a very ...

Strawberries and Indian, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Strawberries and Indian

A travel blog entry by robmichelle

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... to the Cameron Highlands in was freezing! We both managed to sleep for half the time, but just couldn't get warm. When we arrived in Tanah Rata 4 hours later we were so keen to get off the van and into the warmth! When that time came we were in a world ...

Caught in the rain, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Caught in the rain

A travel blog entry by becsjd

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... we all celebrated civilization, then quickly realised we had no idea where we were. We looked around for any signs that pointed towards Tanah Rata, but found nothing. Then a local man gestured to us to go down this road, so we thanked him and headed off. ...

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