Travel Blogs from Tanah Rata, Malaysia

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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 ...

Rafflesia, Boh and Moss Forest, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Rafflesia, Boh and Moss Forest

A travel blog entry by benjandkori

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... lot of wastage along the way. Almost all of the tea produced here is consumed within a few hundred miles; 85%2525 is sold in Malaysia. After touring the factory, we enjoyed a cup of tea in the 'Tea'ria', which commands an unbelievable view of the rows and ...

Arty Farty, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Arty Farty

A travel blog entry by alec_soper

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... chicken satay and some dumplings. Back in the days of the British Empire, Indians and Chinese people were brought in to work in Malaysia as the British didn't consider Malays to be good workers or something. As a result, the food is pretty great here. A ...

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. ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by reubenbecks2012

Up before dawn (yawn) and straight to Komtar bus station to catch our minibus to Tanah Rata. The ride was pretty uneventful but the scenery got progressively nicer as we wound our way up through the lushly forested highland hills. When we got there, ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by thehog

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Embassy Take 2, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Embassy Take 2

A travel blog entry by sarahjayne87

The day started once again sat in the Vietnam embassy from 10 am until 12:15 a pretty Uneventful time to be honest. But one we had them we were off like people possessed we scrambled for the exit as though a ship was sinking dieingt I leave the big ...

Tea Galore, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tea Galore

A travel blog entry by sarahjayne87

Our tour of the Highlands (1800m above sea level) consisted of looking at a lot of tea. We bundled into the back of a land rover to start our half day tour of tea! Which at first doesn't look smell or feel like tea so it was really looking at the ...

Mr Boh, tanah rata, Malaysia travel blog

Mr Boh

A travel blog entry by cjgr

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... landslides taking half the road into the valleys below! The Cameron Highlands are where Ye Olde Merrie Tudor England meets Malaysia!!! We have never before seen mock tudor highrise buildings! Shopsm houses, flats, offices, hotels - all mock Tudor, ...

Frasers Hill - Tanah Rata 3 days 190km, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Frasers Hill - Tanah Rata 3 days 190km

A travel blog entry by hannah_ross2015

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... the tea as we got closer and closer, and drinking the tea most certainly propelled us the rest of the way up to Tanah Rata. Similar to Fraser’s Hill, Tanah Rata is another alpine-esque landscape of blue peaks, British colonial towns with Tudor ...

... Zähneputzen nicht vergessen, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

... Zähneputzen nicht vergessen

A travel blog entry by tilojulia

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Seit einigen Tagen klagt Julia über kleine Zahnschmerzen. Wäre man nur kurz unterwegs, würde man es wohl ignorieren und erst Zuhause etwas dagegen tun. Auf langer Weltreise scheint es aber sinnvoll, sich drum zu kümmern.Es gibt einen Zahnarzt in der ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by tilojulia

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... Trek, quasi als Spaziergang. Um elf gehen wir los und planen ungefähr eine Stunde ein. Wir starten in unserer Stadt, Tanah Rata, an einem Bach und folgen einem etwas zugewachsenen, aber teilweise gepflasterten Weg. Der Wald ist relativ wild und ...

Staying in a hostel dormitory for too long..., Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Staying in a hostel dormitory for too long...

A travel blog entry by sarahandbecky

... visited some wrecks underwater. So far diving has been wonderful and I'm looking forward to the next dive spots! We are now in Malaysia and the locals here are so lovely and helpful. We are enjoying our time here and without even trying we are sticking ...

Cameron Highlands...... Tea and Jungle!, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands...... Tea and Jungle!

A travel blog entry by nomads2015

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... again, once breakfast was over, we duly dressed accordingly we left our hostel with Menno leading the way, cutting through the outskirts of Tanah Rata we made our way to the main road and headed down hill…. After a time we found ourselves at a tea ...

Tanah Rata – Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Tanah Rata – Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by coma-weltreise

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... nach gut zwei Stunden wieder erreicht hatten. Die Wadenmuskeln spürten wir anschliessend noch ein paar Tage… In Tanah Rata, unserem Highland-Städtchen, gönnten wir uns noch eine kleine Verschönerungskur: 2x Haarschnitt – eine Wohltat (in ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by bernadtom

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The first thing that strikes at this hill resort is the temperature that easily drop from 35 to 20 during the day and a chilly 12 at night. On the way, you can also notice all the nice fields done on gentle slopes: it is the kingdom of the best tea and ...

Nature Plantation, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia travel blog

Nature Plantation

A travel blog entry by lj.oz

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... face cards on the wall. We can't wait to see what a Buddhist temple in Thailand is going to be like. When we returned to Tanah Rata one of the other passengers mentioned that we had the option of going on a hike to a waterfall. Half the tour group wanted ...

Cupa Teeeeeeeea, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cupa Teeeeeeeea

A travel blog entry by lauraandy

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The alarm went off early and we sadly left our my little pony duvet behind and jumped in a taxi to the ferry, the first of many modes of transport we would take that day. Laura had researched online and found we could get a series of buses rather than ...

Der große Trek, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Der große Trek

A travel blog entry by tilojulia

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... unterwegs, das meiste davon wandernd. Nun stehen wir in Brinchang mit unseren dreckigen Klamotten und versuchen rauszukriegen, wie wir nach Tanah Rata kommen.Plötzlich sehen wir den Markt von Brinchang, der wohl auch Night Market ist. Er ist relativ ...

A little slice of England, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

A little slice of England

A travel blog entry by fifi88

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We've arrived in the Cameron Highlands- beautiful, cool and green. It's so nice to have a relief from the constant humidity and solar assault. The town reminds me of a cross between a French Alps ski resort in the summer, and an English village. The ...

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