Planters Country Hotel & Restaurant
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Today I got up early and headed out on a tour of the cameron highlands, after I'd discovered that it was a bit too difficult to do it solo yesterday. A huge 4 X 4 land rover with large horns on the front rolled up to my hostel and we set off for the tea plantations. The journey was very bumpy! At one point I went a clear 2 foot off my seat as we hit a huge pothole! When we arrived at the plantation, an idyllic image of the highlands, our view was a little hampered by the rain, although ...
... to roll on our asses to get back down. After 30 minutes of climbing, we reached the rafflesias spot. The first one was completely black and rotten, and I was thinking it was quite disappointing to walk all this way to see a rotten flower. Francis explained to us that rafflesias are actually parasites, half flowers and half fungus. The pollination process is extremely complex, involving wind and flies and ants to make a seed, and it takes almost 18 months for a seed ...
... some eagle's eerie. The moss under foot was sometimes supported by roots rather than soil so that it felt like you were walking over a trampoline. The forest was so think that there was little in the way of animal life to be seen. However, we heard plenty; birdsong accompanied us the whole way and we could make out the calls of gibbons in the distance. Most dramatically, Jason (leading the way) took a snake by surprise. It reared up, lunging at the ...
Today was the shortest length of time we have ever spent in one city. A total of 21 hours! We arrived at 5pm yesterday, and left today for kuala Lumpur at 2pm after finishing today's hike.
We crossed the river into the national park for 1rm and began our 1.2km boardwalk hike to the canopy walk. I'm so happy Justin's researched this all and figured out you can do to buy yourself for way cheaper than playing for a ...
... factory, one of heaps of strawberry farms(which all grow strawberries hydroponically), and lots of pitcher plants which grow on vines hanging off the huge trees, along with the every present tree orchids. In the Cameron Highlands there were also orchids growing wild on the road sides, so you saw lots of purple orchids as we travelled along the highway. The area grows ...