Travel Blogs from Jerantut
... in our short time in Mentakab. It turns out I am MUCH worse at bowling then I remember ever being, fortunately everyone else was pretty bad too, so we had lots of fun
This month has been the Chinese 'hungry ghost' festival - the Chinese equivalent of Halloween. During this time the Chinese believe that the ghosts of the dead walk on the earth and so they make offerings of food at the shrines in their homes and also burn paper money, clothes etc. as ...
... boat (3h :s) up to the Mutiara Resort and take the bus back (its faster and one Jetty experience of 3h is quite enough... ;))... And then... drive another 5 hours I guess to get to Cameron Highlands...
I will not update while I'm in Taman Negara, simply because they don't have internet... How bad, but that's just what it is. You'll be able to read my stories once Im at Cameron Highlands... ...
While it is still daylight, I pass an outside place with tables set up and a food stall. I ask the man about food. He calls a boy over that speaks some English, but not much.
"Food?", I ask.
"No rice", he says.
"Noodles?", I ask.
He looks puzzled.
"No cook," he says.
Now, I understand. He is saying they are closed for the day and not cooking anymore. I smile and thank the boy and head down the street.
... for the rest of the afternoon and throughout the night! Lets just say that no one would have wanted to share a dorm with me (except Harry but he had no choice)!
We had a few things planned for our time in KL but unfortunately with me being unwell we didn't get anytime to do them apart from visit the Petronas Towers. I was still feeling unwell but as we only had the one day I really wanted to see them so we took it easy and went to find them. They didn't ...
... out to a dive site. Speeding around the mostly deserted island was fantastic, especially in the beautifully hot air. I felt further away from reality and myself than I had for the entire trip. The eccentric people and the island itself which reminded me of my favourite film, Cast Away, gave an electricity to the days. That evening we ate spaghetti bolognese from a small italian bar. The chef filled each spag bowl with copious amounts of parmesan cheese, giving the dish a ...
Other places to stay in Jerantut
K1 & K2, Pusat Perniagaan Sungai Jan, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $27
Tun Razak Agricultural Research Centre, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $75
Lot 1284, PO Box 14, Jalan Benta, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $19
46 Jalan Besar, Bandar Laman, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $10
1st & 2nd Floor, Lot 1755 | Jalan Diwangsa, Bandar Baru, Jerantut | Hotelfrom $10