Planters Country Hotel & Restaurant
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The Crystal Method
I met James on Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, a block up from where I was living. He'd flown 7000 miles to see me, the first of many times he would do so and for which I remain eternally grateful. Neither of us had seen a picture of the other but we embraced immediately as we came upon each other. Which, considering I was expecting some half-Chinese kid (due to him telling me about his grandmother who lived in Hong Kong), and instead saw a 5ft tall ...
... Nothing like arriving late and then taking time out for lunch. The bus driver did. But that was ok. We thought we had factored in delays etc and given ourselves plenty of time, an extra 90 minutes, to play with in Ipoh. 90 minutes that were rapidly to disappear.
This local, cheap bus to Ipoh, well, we soon found out why so cheap. For starters the insides looked like a good impression of a bus that had crashed and rolled on its ...
... to get to the town of Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands. Well after a relaxing morning I headed to the nearby Pudu Coach Terminal which thankfully was just around the corner from my hotel. Pudu Coach Terminal was chaotic with no clear direction of where the counters were and where you needed to go as the ground level was where the coach's actually were parked but no clear spot where to check in. Finally after some pretty poor help from a ...
A 4hr coach journey up north to a town called Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands. The region is known for its tea plantations, high mountains and strawberries. Simple, run down town, average restaurants, a lovely cafe that does a delicious cream tea and that's that.
I signed up to do a tour of the region in a 4x4, except that half hour into the tour the 4x4 broke down and we got shoved in the back of a ...
... the first few years of my life. It was a sad site as the house is now derelict and forgotten by the current non-occupiers and given the price of real estate here in the Highlands -millions - our little black and white bungalow did look forlorn! My sister further noted that they had removed the circular driveway which encased large gardens, other garden beds had been removed and all the large trees that ...