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Travel Blogs from Ipoh
... obliged after
which the journey was quite comfortable, then Indi nodded off, closely followed
by Mark who was holding her. The journey was very scenic, lots of green fields
and palm trees. Some of the towns looked very purpose built, the houses were
all concrete in rows with no gardens which looked strange compared to their
On arrival in Ipoh we made sure we had our onward train
tickets to Kuala ...
... and tells a load of Indian guys off, as they have all taken their shoes off and the bus smells, it's very funny!!
We arrive in Tanah Rata and it's a bit of a shock to the system, both with the temperature which is chilly and the place, it's very basic in comparison to KL's slick operation.
We check into our hotel and it's interesting, a bit soulless, no functional WiFi to speak of and very cold!! The best of a bad bunch I think as none of ...
... through local companies. I'm not a big fan of tours and the only place I really wanted to see was the tea plantations. That and having already seen a butterfly farm and more Buddhist temples than I count, made me decide to see if using local transport was a feasible idea. 8:30 this morning and after a particularly terrible nights sleep (a guy in the room snored incredibly loudly and even with ear plugs it was impossible to sleep- the rest of us spent the night sighing and ...
... rafting as Serena could not speak and felt even more rough than the night before (thanks Terry). We decided to have a much deserved pyjama day watching movies and sleeping lots! We popped out momentarily for lunch and dinner and a supermarket (where Serena found 4 pound straighteners and glue to fix her dead flip flops - her hooves won't fit in little Asian shoes!!) but spent the rest of the day in bed enjoying our chocolate we bought to make ourselves feel better! ...
... reason with her. With a fee of 10 ringet to change the bus she scribbled on our tickets for the bus leaving at 10am as for some reason there was none that left at 9 that day. I made sure to triple. Heck when we had to board the bus. She said 10am??? So shouldn't the last bus have boarded at 8:30? So if we went down at a few minutes to 8am the bus should have still been there. The confusions and miss understandings are just a part of the adventure, and make it more ...