Le' Manah Retreat
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... to move if anyone dies. The men back in the days used to live much longer as they live off the forest , but now with all the modern amenities comes in like smoking, drinking, fast food can food took a toll on the villagers life by cutting them short from 100 years down to 50 years. Our guide then go on and showed us how the blow pipes are made from bamboo and the dart is made from palm stem. All the materials needed are found in the forest including glue, ...
... 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 ...
... doing so. The main reason we had gone there was to do a Canopy walk, an we had planned on doing a few treks around the area too. Arrived, paid our 5MYR to park, 1MYR each to cross river for 20 seconds, 1MYR each to get into the National Park and made our way along the 2km walk through the humid heat to the Canopy Walk, on the way we saw our fair share of monkeys feeding in the trees, lizards, bugs, and cool plants. Another 5MYR each and we are up in the canopy walk, I think it ...
... the comfort element didn't last long, but it was a reasonably laid 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 across the river to reach the park. This costs only 1 RM per person for a one-way trip, and the water taxis are always available ...
... our stress. As we were in the brink of giving up and taking the risk of entering the jammed up town for more options, Sheelan spotted a hote, Hotel Orkid which was situated on the far end of the street.
To our relieve, there were rooms available in this hotel and without any further delay we booked a room and started unloading the car with the necessary items required for our stay. As we entered the hotel room, my face dropped as ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking