Travel Blogs from Jerantut
... kindly instructed by the employees and I drove through Ipoh, KL, Temerloh and up to Jerantut. The car rental guy said it would take at least 10h through the old road (which is shorter in distance), so decided to take the 'longer' but quicker road.
I really liked it and I'm really happy I got a chance to do this. I am in Jerantut right now, a small town close to the Kuala Tembling Jetty. I will ...
... for a beak and after that things were much better.
We actually wanted to get dropped off at Butterworth, 4.30am we arrived, awesome. We hoped to catch the train into Thailand but the station didn't open till 7am. We ended up getting poached and agreed to a minivan.
At 7am we jumped into the minivan, only two other people, we crossed the border into Thailand and arrived at Hat Yai about lunch time. We take a small ...
... decided to marry the local inhabitants of Malay origins and started their own families. They have their own traditions, fashion and food.
At night the sleepy town comes alive with the markets, I breathe in the aroma of incense, flowers and spices as I try to take everything in. Lanterns light up the side walks and I barter for local gifts to take back home. Tomorrow we leave for ...
... can imagine the smell, when looking for the train station I ended up walking behind a food hall and found a chef flipping burgers whilst spitting on the floor, with stinking old trainers and socks and rubbish laying all over the counters and floors with insects crawling over everything! People are pointing and staring at me and children are being pulled away from me as if I am a leper so it's becoming very evident that what I've been told about it being ok for me to ...
... it was worth it when we got the the national park and did a canopy walk through the jungle. We decided only to stay for the day and head back to catch the night train further north to Kota Barhu then onto the local bus and lastly a boat to take us out to the Perhentian Islands. For me it would be my 3rd visit there and Tony's 2nd, Lee and Ali's 1st.
Other places to stay in Jerantut
K1 & K2, Pusat Perniagaan Sungai Jan, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $13
Bangunan Muip Jalan Besar, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $10
Tun Razak Agricultural Research Centre, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $68
Lot 1284, PO Box 14, Jalan Benta, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $18
1st & 2nd Floor, Lot 1755, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $10