Planters Country Hotel & Restaurant
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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After a few days in the city it was time for my first bus and off to the central highlands. They had floods and landslides here at the end of last year but it's ok for tourists again now. The area has been deforested in parts and has lots of plastic covered fruit/veg farms which probably doesn't help the landslide situation.The bus was fine, not as comfortable as the buses in South America but the distances are shorter. ...
... and humidity parameters created the perfect conditions for the Rafflesia flowers to grow. As soon as we started walking, it started raining. Sabrine and I started laughing about it, as we thought it was the same cloud following us since Koh Tao in Thailand. The first 4 km were nice and easy, the tracks were not too steep, and it was a nice walk. However, the Swedish couple started complaining about the difficulty of the tracks, which got on the nerves of ...
... Looking over the balcony the lines of bright green bushes made your eyes go funny. After a short drive uphill, we found ourselves at the highest point of the Cameron Highlands. Here, at 2000 metres, there is a viewing point that must command a remarkable view on a clear day. We had to be content with the odd glimpse through the slow moving mist as we were above the cloud layer. The best part of the day was yet to come. Francis took us into the ...
... lost before we started). It was a big long slog of a walk through a very steep forest, we was getting bitten by every insect ever known and dripping with sweat we realised why we don't do many treks and Emma let it be know how much she hates trekking. I found it quite fun though, good exercise and obviously the main reason you go is for the incredible views you get from the top . On our second day we was ...
... so one petal at a time, almost one each day. Once all of the petals are open, the flower blooms for just about 5-7 days before dying. Since they are so short lived, the tour companies depend on the local aboriginal people to help them spot these magnificent flowers. We had an aboriginal man join our group as a second guide so he knew exactly where to go. We really enjoyed the hike, especially since it's been over a month since we've done a really ...