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Just a thought.
There are many places in the world with names such as Darussalem, Dar-Es-Salaam, Darusszalam, Daresalam, Jeruzalam, Jerusalem and the like.
The words are based on the Arabic and the translation means 'haven of peace'.
It is a common finding in such places that violence and discord are never far away.
Just a thought.
The bus journey from Kota Bharu in the north of the Malaysian mainland is another open-mouthed wonder of endless ...
... she's my new best friend! The next best friend I have made in this hostel is a crazy man with dementia who keeps trying to get into our dorm and all the rooms on our floor because his family have potentially left him here so they don't have to pay for him to go into a home. My last new friend is a Dutch guy. He is terribly funny and has been turning off the shower heater on Becky and doing impressions of the dementia guy to ...
We grabbed a really quick breakfast on the way out as we walked to catch the bus early in the morning, before typically then waiting a while for the bus to actually come. A mini bus took us to a bus stop out of town, before swapping to a larger bus and a four hour journey to Tanah Rata situated in the Cameron Highlands. It's quite a small place but our first priority was to find some food, and one of many little stall courtyards ...
Today I decided to explore a little further than just Tanah Rata and headed on a walk through the valley towards neighbouring Brichung and beyond. On the way I passed numerous strawberry stalls, vegetable markets, a golf course and sweeping valleys. On this walk I realised just have similar the cameron highlands feels to being at home in England. Chilly weather(especially for Malaysia), almost constant rain, lush valleys reminiscent of the Peak District, strawberry ...
... worked out to an easily memorable 6,666 ft. Even then we needed an observation tower to climb above the tall trees on top of the tall mountain and, needless to say, the spectacular view was not quite so spectacular as clouds rolled around us at that height. It was still a lovely thing to do though, I do so like getting high. And kudos to that girl who climbed up there with us despite being so obviously terrified of heights.
Its absolutely ******* down now. All ...