Rainforest Resort Taman Negara
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Clean room, a bit far from jetty
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Today I woke up early to catch the 830 am tour bus to Taman Negara, the 130 million years old rain forest. It took the bus 3 hours together to Kuala Trembling Jetty where I had lunch and checked in from 11 am til 2 pm, then from 2-4 pm, I took the boat to entrance of Taman Negara National Park. The boat ride is very pleasant on a muddy river …
... 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 ...
... still on the stupid metro getting very tired, grumpy and a very bad back from lugging the back packs around! It was also now rush hour and the trains were extremely busy to the point where I was getting very unhappy and claustrophobic. I mean it was so packed that parents were actually pushing their children into the wall of people just to get them on the train, not fun! We're still not sure how we ended up quite so lost but there was nothing we could do. By the ...
... our stress. As we were in the brink of giving up and taking the risk of entering the jammed up town for more options, Sheelan spotted a hote, Hotel Orkid which was situated on the far end of the street.
To our relieve, there were rooms available in this hotel and without any further delay we booked a room and started unloading the car with the necessary items required for our stay. As we entered the hotel room, my face dropped as ...
... amazing. These only to be followed by mains of Sea bass with a side potatoes and Salmon Alfredo, there was no way one could escape the food comma.
Even after all the sun, jungles and beach bungalows we decided to call it quits and cut the island time short and check out a new local. Destination: the Cameroon Highlands. Never actually had heard of them, but on a whim from the travel chat we decided to chuck our plans for ...