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Chaos in KL, Anuja Backpackers Inn, KL, Malaysia travel blog

Chaos in KL

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Last night downtown KL suffered a power cut that sunk a few blocks of the city (running from the Puduraya bus terminal to Chinatown) into complete darkness. I was in Anujas at the time and thought that it was just the hostel that had been affected. On ...

We've left Thailand!, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

We've left Thailand!

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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At last,we have left Thailand. 58 days after entering from Laos, countless beaches, of which we returned to the same ones twice on two different islands. Bangkok three times, northern Thailand, two different sets of friends and lots of ...

Foodie's Journal, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Foodie's Journal

A travel blog entry by mitz24

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... reason for the late entry is that I need to recommend a great food tour which was the last thing that I did on my trip to Malaysia which was a food tour which is run by 3 local guys that are looking to show tourists off the beaten track by taking you to ...

Perhentian Islands Part 2, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia travel blog

Perhentian Islands Part 2

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Sun 21 Jul - Day 84 The sky cleared at 6.30am. I was bored of sitting still, so I cleared some litter off the beach then took some photos as the sun appeared on the horizon. The people leaving caught the 8am boat, enabling us to move into our tiny A ...

Climbing Mount Kinabalu - Day 1, Mount Kinabalu base camp, Sabah, Malaysia travel blog

Climbing Mount Kinabalu - Day 1

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Today we left the city of Kota Kinabalu and travelled to the mountain base camp. Towards the end of the journey the road just kept going up and up and I was starting to wonder if the driver was going to simply take us all the way to the summit. ...

The Batu Deception, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

The Batu Deception

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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A nice simple entry, for a few reasons. We didn't do much, I'm writing it belatedly and it wasn't all that exciting although a good day none the less. I think the title sounds exciting anyhow - a little like the Bourne Identity. The truth of the story ...

Kuala Lumpur and on to Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Kuala Lumpur and on to Melaka

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Day 78 - Mon 19th July A final piece of door step toast, a pot of tea, and a fond farewell to Tan and Mae sees us on the bus to KL, getting a final look at beautiful Georgetown as we cross the 13km Penang Bridge. By 4.30 (5 hours) we're in KL, ...

From KK to KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

From KK to KL

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... and set off to the airport for our 12.30 flight to Kuala Lumppur (KL). It's classed as a domestic flight because it's still Malaysia so no cheap cigs!! Forgot to say that we bought another hand luggage bag hoping to get some of the weight down but we ...

Sandakan and Sepilok, Sandakan, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

Sandakan and Sepilok

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Mon Sep 6th - Day 124 A busy day of journal catch up and organising travel. We're hoping to visit a memorial park and Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre on Tuesday, then the Turtle Islands on Wednesday. Our hotel is in central Sandakan, just ...

Wild orang-utans, Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

Wild orang-utans

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... Caroline take note) contact the Forest Department of Sarawak at the following address: Forest Department Sarawak, Wisma Sumber Alam, Jalan Stadium, Petra Jaya, 93660 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. Tel : 6 082 319102 / 319103 Fax : 6 082 ...

3 Nights in KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

3 Nights in KL

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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Well finally the trip begins.. I have now arrived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I am not quite sure where my body clock is, must have left it at home. I am drafting this from my hotel room. The time is currently 1AM on Tues 30th Sept. 6PM in the UK. I ...

Clark Kent is living in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Clark Kent is living in Kuala Lumpur

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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It wasn't an early start as our boat was only leaving at 9am so we packed our bags and had a leisurely breakfast at 'Family’s’ floating restaurant, the usual Roti Canai and pancake with a coffee. Very cheap and very delicious.  We got on ...

Cat city, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

Cat city

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... As far as backpacking goes Kuching has not really embraced the concept as well as places I have already visited in Peninsular Malaysia. Accommodation is more expensive here and facilities such as laundry service seem to be rather pricey too. There is a ...

INCREDIBLE Borneo...Some of the WILD parts, Pulau Sipadan and Pulau Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

INCREDIBLE Borneo...Some of the WILD parts

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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Its been a while since I last wrote, but I've been away from civilization for quite some time doing some absolutely extraordinary things.  Sorry about the spelling this time, I havent used a keyboard for a while and Im to lazy to go over ...

Malaysia Bound, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia Bound

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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We had to make a quick stop in Singapore as it was about the only reasonably convenient location in Asia to arrange our travel visas to Mongolia- the laws of bizarro probability would seem to suggest that the more important the tourist dollar would be to ...

Designed to Perfection, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Designed to Perfection

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... caved and booked the tourist bus leaving earlier although more expensive I didn't mind so much with it being another one of Malaysia's finest buses with enough legroom even for Shrek sized people with only 6 of us on the whole bus. Driving into Kuala ...

Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) - Day 159, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia travel blog

Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) - Day 159

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Caught the boat early this morning to Kota Kinabalu, the provincial capital of Sabah. Only a short 3 hour crossing to mainland Borneo. Decided to stay in a plush hotel tonight, haven't treated myself for quite a while, so I thought why not. Checked in ...

Sukau - Lower Kinabatangan River, Borneo, Sukau, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

Sukau - Lower Kinabatangan River, Borneo

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Fri Sep 3rd - Day 121 Sungai Kinabatangan (SK), Sabah's longest river courses 560km from its source in the southwest of the state to a point just east of Sandakan where it empties into the Sulu Sea. The lower SK foodplain is renowned for its ...

Hindu Wedding, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Hindu Wedding

A travel blog entry by dane

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Well, I wouldn't say we're the luckiest travelers in the world.  Stories float around about some backpacker meeting a movie star and getting to hang out on their private boat for a few days or some family inviting them along on a free vacation ...

Funicular Fun, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Funicular Fun

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... more listening, to a Moroccan guy who had been here a few years ago and seemed to know a heck of a lot about Penang and Malaysia. For all I knew though he could have been making most of it up, spewing endless tales of imaginative waffle but at least it ...

Wandering in the Rain - Then Drying Out, Georgetown, Malaysia travel blog

Wandering in the Rain - Then Drying Out

A travel blog entry by dane

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We have the leave the country every 90 days, so we've done quick trips to Cambodia, Burma, Vietnam, KL, and even Singapore (which sucks by the way). But we had never been to Penang, and we’d heard a few good things. So we used some credit with Air ...

Babel fish on tour, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Babel fish on tour

A travel blog entry by jawad

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The Batu Caves are relatively easy to get to if you know where to catch the bus from. We caught the 11D from outside the Bangkok Bank in Chinatown. There are other buses that go there (we caught the 69 coming back) but the 11D is regular enough at 15 ...

Killer KL - days 7 to 9, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Killer KL - days 7 to 9

A travel blog entry by thetwodaves

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... .  Taking a detour to a tourist information desk and receiving a lot of helpful information about destinations and travel in Malaysia, we found ourselves boarding a worse for wear coach bound for the city centre, an hour away. Despite the sensible ...

More pictures from Sipadan, Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia travel blog

More pictures from Sipadan

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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More photos and videos from ...

Kuching (Sarawak, Borneo) - Day 151-152, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching (Sarawak, Borneo) - Day 151-152

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Day 151 - 22/07/08 After the yesterday's disaster, managed to catch my flight this morning to Kuching in Borneo, thankfully! I'm now in the land of the head-hunters. When I say head-hunters I don't mean this in a corporate recruitment sense (I'm ...

Day 122, Kuala Kangsar and the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Day 122

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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Well today was a very busy day. I left the grottyish Peking Hotel in Taiping and boarded a bus to Kuala Kangsar. Two days ago in Georgetown I told a travel agent that I wanted to go to Kuala Kangsar and he burst out laughing and said no one had ever ...

Archery In A Mall, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Archery In A Mall

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... for Mongolia. Still not sure that archery in a mall will catch on?? Melaka also confirmed another bit of folklore about Malaysia- the suggestion that about half of the population is employed cooking food for the other half of the population. I might ...

Dive and gone to heaven, Pulau Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

Dive and gone to heaven

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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20080317 Divers paradise   After a 10 hour (or 4 movie) flight east we arrived in Kuala Lumpur at 9pm, checked into our hotel close to the airport for a good nights rest. After a late check out and some well used internet time we back tracked by ...

Day 121, Taiping, Malaysia travel blog

Day 121

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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Before leaving Georgetown, Penang there were two more sights I wanted to see. First up was the Khoo Kongsi. This is a meeting place and place of worship in the heard of China Town for the Khoo clan. The clan moved from East China to Penang and quickly ...

Bright Lights, Big city, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Bright Lights, Big city

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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... to stay in we are trying to get threw them quick which is a shame as there is so much to see.   11.30 the next day we was leaving Malaysia for a few days to head into Singapore, not before I got stopped at customs and nearly put in ...

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