Travel Blogs from Kuala Tahan, Malaysia

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Fish to Leeches ( Part 2 ), Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Fish to Leeches ( Part 2 )

A travel blog entry by derekandjo

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The walk complete we went back to our digs and that is when Jo realised she had picked up an unwanted guest  a Leech, it had attached itself to her ankle and had been happily helping itself to her blood. We had bought a lighter for just this ...

Malaysia, Pahang, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia

A travel blog entry by jackson5ives

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My second blog was in Malaysia ...

természetbe!, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

természetbe!

A travel blog entry by asomogyi77

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A nap izgalmasan kezdődött, az esőerdőben capony túra.   Ahhoz, hogy az erdőben fotókat készíthess, fotójegyeket kellett vásárolni. Ne gondolj egy ökör árára, 5 ringgit - kb 320 ft. DE: nem árt, ha nálad van a ...

Into the Jungle, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Into the Jungle

A travel blog entry by wonderer

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... jungle on both sides, passing occasional makeshift docks and motorboats -- glimpses of other people's lives. We arrived at Kuala Tahan to a downpour. (Tour operator: "Welcome to the rainforest!") After promptly getting lost and soaked, we found ...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by dazhigh

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... resort, where the water was too shallow for swimming, we decided we wanted more beach time and so headed for the Perhentians, Malaysia's paradise islands. The speed boat dropped us of near Long Beach (on the smaller of the 2 Perhentian Islands) and we ...

Leeches, tapier and TIGER oh my!!!, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Leeches, tapier and TIGER oh my!!!

A travel blog entry by heatherreeves

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Staying across the national park was an amazing experience. Trekking it for six hours and staying in a hide was an even more incredible experience! The hike was extremly sweatty and having a wildlife biologist along for the experience was great but since ...

Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by iplt

Taman ...

Going Downriver, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Going Downriver

A travel blog entry by avengerpenguins

... and bothered by the time we got back to the car having spent about an hour rushing around looking for a suitable cash machine. Boats to Kuala Tahan only leave twice a day and we knew that we were running short of time when we got to Kuala Lipis. We made ...

Taman Negara - It cant be reality??, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara - It cant be reality??

A travel blog entry by chazfitzsimmons

... hostel style accommodation on hilltops edging out of the rainforest.  I didn’t know what to expect when arrive in Kuala Tahan but on arrival I remember feeling pleased, surprised, excited and in awe. Ha-Ha-Happy-Dayzzz!!!! I quickly learnt 3 ...

Dschungel über Dschungel, Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Dschungel über Dschungel

A travel blog entry by jaho

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Von Kuala Lumpur sind wir dann über Jerantut in das Dorf Kuala Tahan im Taman Negara National Park gefahren. Eigentlich ist es doppelt gemoppelt, da Taman Negara übersetzt National Park heißt. Dieser Park ist angeblich der älteste Regenwald der Welt. ...

Day trip to Malaka, Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia travel blog

Day trip to Malaka

A travel blog entry by caryharri

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Wednesday  For the grand sum of Ł4 each for a 2 hour journey on an extremely comfortable bus we went to Malaka. This is now a UNESCO world heritage town .Conquered and colonized by the Dutch,Portuguese and finally the British. It is very colourful ...

Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by lukibali

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Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by carrhaughan

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... the national park (which is what Taman Negara literally means in Malay!) was established some 75 years ago.  We finally reach Kuala Tahan at around four thirty, and it’s a small-but-busy place with a number of floating restaurants on the ...

A mother’s day with Mother Nature, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

A mother’s day with Mother Nature

A travel blog entry by tomdimond

Taman Negara is what every backpacker talks about in Malaysia so we had to find out what the fuss was about. After our trek in Thailand was a tame one, we were eager to see what the rainforest had to offer. We turned up at the entrance to small run down ...

Já doaste sangue ao Tamara Negara? Nós Năo!, Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Já doaste sangue ao Tamara Negara? Nós Năo!

A travel blog entry by barbaraesimao

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... e malaios indianos! Parecia que tinha acordado na Índia.. O destino final prometia!      De Jerantut a Kuala Tahan (a vila mais próxima do parque) foi outra viagem épica: como backpackers que somos, os luxos foram ...

Next Stop - World's Oldest Rainforest!, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Next Stop - World's Oldest Rainforest!

A travel blog entry by curtandcolleen

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... the Kuala Tembeling Jetty in Jerantut- where we would board river boats to take us another 3 hours up the river to the village of Kuala Tahan, which is just across the river from the park and our hotel. Once we arrived at the Jetty, there was a fair ...

It's a jungle out there..., Kampung Tuit, Malaysia travel blog

It's a jungle out there...

A travel blog entry by conor_annabel

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... Park. But, I’ll be honest, after the first two hours it got a little boring! We got to the village of Kula Tahan which mostly consisted of floating restaurant shacks and really basic hostel shacks. I loved it! On the first night we were taken on a ...

dag 4: het tropische regenwoud, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

dag 4: het tropische regenwoud

A travel blog entry by ann_yorick

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Ook hier worden we vroeg in de ochtend gewekt door het gejel door de minaret. Toen ik Brian en Delphine wou wekken, hoorde ik gegrom. Ik dacht dat er nog eentje in een diepe slaap verkeerde, maar ik had het mis, …, het waren een familie wilde ...

Travelling to Taman Negara rainforest, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Travelling to Taman Negara rainforest

A travel blog entry by sabinaandchris

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... lunch and booked our bus ticket back to Jerantut. We then got on the boat which takes around 2.5 hours to travel up river to Kuala Tahan where we will be staying. Whilst on the boat we saw some water buffalo and a monkey which was scampering along a ...

Taman Negara - dvoudenní trek, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara - dvoudenní trek

A travel blog entry by lukibali

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Taman Negara, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara

A travel blog entry by martin~sarah

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We successfully left KL and made it to Jerantut for a night of comparitive luxury before our trip to the Jungle. The hostel was nice although it was a bit pointless having a TV in our room when there were no English channels! Still the hostel had a ...

Taman Negara, National Park, Jerantut, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara, National Park

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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Nice to have a sleep in, in a comfortable place.! We had breakfast at a floating restaurant on the river. Then we went across the river 1RM each by taxi boat to the entrance of the National Park. We first walked to where you start the canopy walk. There ...

Taman Negara, the friendly jungle, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara, the friendly jungle

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

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... back journey with most people falling asleep for a part of it, despite the numb legs.   It is possible to get to Kuala Tahan (village across from Taman Negara) by bus or car, but whatever your transport choice, it is necessary to take a water taxi ...

Cameron Highlands, Tanah Rata, Malaysia travel blog

Cameron Highlands

A travel blog entry by ed_douglass

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we go to the caeron highlands with no idea what to expect. we meet many cool people. and play many rounds of ring of death/fire. Get to know Bridget and mark and decide to go up to penang with them (aussies)ps nice stolen cooker mark ...

Day 18 - The Canopy Walkway, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Day 18 - The Canopy Walkway

A travel blog entry by gab4ever

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This day I did decide to do something hehe, I could take a tour up to the Canopy walkway, but I really didn't feel like it. I can walk, I can follow signs, so I decided to do it on my own. That was a good choice, I liked it. I could determine my own ...

Esőerdő széle a cél, Kuala Tahan, Malaysia travel blog

Esőerdő széle a cél

A travel blog entry by asomogyi77

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... ; A fesztiválról lemaradtunk de a barlangokat volt szerencsénk látni.  E látványosság után kisbuszainkkal tovább utaztunk. Kuala Tembeling kikötője volt a következő cél, ahol ettünk pár falatot, majd a Tembeling folyón ...

Rain rain go away come again another day, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Rain rain go away come again another day

A travel blog entry by gemmandmatt

The following day we woke up and decided in the afternoon we were going to do a river rapid boat trip and visit to an Orang Asli village (Malaysian nomadic tribe which are the only ones allowed to live off jungle resources). Overnight the river had risen ...

Its a jungle out there!, Kuala Tahan, Tamen Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Its a jungle out there!

A travel blog entry by lucy_erving

Finally arrived in the Tamen Negara National Park after quite an eventful trip that is amusing now but wasnt at the time. The long boat that we had to get into to get the large boat back to the mainland capsized so all of us and most things in the bags ...

Rich fell over, Nuala didn't  :-), Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Rich fell over, Nuala didn't :-)

A travel blog entry by richandnu2012

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... planned to do a nigh walk in the forest but sadly the weather picked up and they had to cancel it. The next day we caught the local bus to the next city along where we caught the bus back into Kuala Lumpur ready to watch the final day of the ...

Malaysian Jungle, Taman Negara, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysian Jungle

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke

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... lush jungle. It was incredibly humid, wet and hot. Our accommodation was a lovely little guest house with a view to Mount Tahan the highest mountain in Malaysia (Over 2100m). We were next to the mosque so we got a call to pray at 5.45am everyday. We ...

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