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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Away from Thailand we sprint!, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Away from Thailand we sprint!

A travel blog entry by mills-mcshea

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... got to e-mail them to get there secret spicy secret sauce, which the name deserts me on, simple creature, big tummy. Malaysia, good, good first impressions, really multicultural, majority Muslim country, but many Chinese, Hindu, Buddhist and Christian, we ...

The Two Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

The Two Towers

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... Chinese and Nyonya food again, post-Chinese New Year closures. We next visited Sri Mahamariamman Temple, the oldest Hindu shrine in Malaysia, and Masjid Jamek, a beautiful mosque at the confluence of two rivers in the middle of the city. We made our way ...

Malaysia - Kota Bharu, Kota Bharu, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia - Kota Bharu

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... although most locals continued to watch from behind the scenes. We got talking to two older ladies from the UK who were in Malaysia on a month-long holiday. They were very adventurous women who had been to many places in Malaysia on their travels and even ...

KL second instalment, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

KL second instalment

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Just a short entry as we've been quite lazy again in KL - i think it must be the home comforts like a sofa and a television in our hostel! We did however manage to make it up the KL tower for some fantastic views of the city, and as an added bonus ...

Wild Borneo, Sepilok, Malaysia travel blog

Wild Borneo

A travel blog entry by rolandandlizzie

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... of rubbish - plastic bottles, nappies, wrappers etc etc. Outside of the shiny bright mall culture of Kuala Lumpur people in Malaysia are living a very basic lifestyle. The infrastructure is poor and so are the people. On the massive plus side the food ...

Penang, penang, Malaysia travel blog

Penang

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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Penang has a reputation as a great place for shopping and eating. The shopping there is questionable, Needless to say eating was higher on the priority list (check out how many photos there are of us with some form of food in front of us! -- they have ...

Toys, Pinang, Malaysia travel blog

Toys

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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Penang cannot be done in 2 days. Fact. This place does deserve so much more time dedicated to it. Personally I think back to big cities we have visited where we have wasted away time not really doing anything (Kunming and Bangkok come immediately to ...

A Night at the Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

A Night at the Petronas Towers

A travel blog entry by dane

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The Petronas Twin Towers are the most amazing modern structure I've ever seen.  They look unreal as they rise impossibly into the night sky and glimmer like a Star Wars battle station.  There also impressive during the day, but the night view ...

Football's coming home..., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia travel blog

Football's coming home...

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Malaysians are mad about football, and three English clubs are cashing in this weekend with a playoff in the capitol. Birmingham, Chelsea, Newcastle and the Malaysian national team are playing four matches over the next few days culminating in a final ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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