Rainforest Resort Taman Negara
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Clean room, a bit far from jetty
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... Malaysia customs at the peak of rush hour - lots of Malaysians work in Singapore and travel home on a Friday evening for the weekend. The Malaysian idea of queuing is pretty hilarious, basically it's a scrum and you just have to keep moving forward, jumping the queue wherever possible, every man for himself. Dan decided he would not be hustled and created his own personal space using a his white skin, his suitcase and a fierce look at anyone who dared try ...
... Kuala Tahan, where the Tahan and Tembling Rivers come together.
Kuala Tahan is located on the river bank, just across from the Taman Negara National Park. This little village is where the base camps for the park are located.
I am excited to get to the village and begin planning my activities, but the bus stops in Jerantut. From here I will need to take the 3 hour boat journey to the park. I decide to stay the night here in the small town of ...
... to us that we could have just caught a bus from the original airport straight into the city!!! This would have took half the time not to mention half the price!!! Not really sure what we were thinking there but we obviously had the blinkers on. Moving on to the next travel nightmare... we then had to take the short metro journey from the Central Station to the station near our hotel, just two stops away, easy. Another 2 hours later and no I'm not exaggerating, ...
... bombing around to different islands and rock formations in the water. That night we went to the only busy bar which was packed with locals and tourists alike, and had a live band with overpriced beer (£1 a beer!!). We arrived back at 5am after detouring on the way home via a mcdonalds. Sunday 24th August: We woke up with horrendous hangovers but soldiered on due to a busy day ahead of us. After fruit smoothies for breakfast we ...
... decided to marry the local inhabitants of Malay origins and started their own families. They have their own traditions, fashion and food.
At night the sleepy town comes alive with the markets, I breathe in the aroma of incense, flowers and spices as I try to take everything in. Lanterns light up the side walks and I barter for local gifts to take back home. Tomorrow we leave for ...