Travel Blogs from Tanah Rata, Malaysia

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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 ...

From Island to Highland, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

From Island to Highland

A travel blog entry by planetgeli

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... bus with luxury seats that felt like shopping for free in Harrods after paying full price for Tesco value. We landed safely in Tanah Rata which turned out to be much much nicer than Brinchiang where we had nearly booked and suddenly all was well with the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tea tours and rainforest walks, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea tours and rainforest walks

A travel blog entry by planetgeli

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... else (and are being stolen for profit for collectors who want them in their homes, all easily got away with due to Malaysia's neglect of its responsibilities towards nature). And pitcher plants, I think that's right, which grow cups to collect water and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Highland Tea, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Highland Tea

A travel blog entry by cth-road

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It's a long holiday weekend in Malaysia due to 1) Labour Day 2) Buddha's Birthday 3) a Hindu festival The Cameron Highlands were packed. Crazy traffic jams. The taxi drivers refused to drive. We were left with only a few sights to visit. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Malaysia - Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia - Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... little climbing. It was a great experience!      Once we got out of the Mossy Forest we drove back to Tanah Rata. Gonzalo and I were satisfied with the tour. Even though it was quite expensive it was a good value for money. In the ...

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 ...

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