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 …
... him! We arrived in Mentakab at around 4am - catching a lift for the final leg of the journey from Kuala Lumpar to Mentakab with a friend of Kah Peng.
We stayed at Kah Peng's new house next door to her mum and brother, her mum (my cousin) is the loveliest person in the world and fed us incessantly! It was a bit of a shame that we were feeling so ill and couldn't fully enjoy her cooking.
On Saturday we were invited to help Kah Peng's ...
... 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, ...
... covered in bites and with horrendous diarrhea. With the prospect of two more days hiking looking just awful, I decided to call it a day and head back to the main village. Luckily from there I was able to quickly get aboard the 9am bus direct to the Perhentians. Although I did not do all the hiking and activities I had hoped, I felt I did see as much of the jungle as necessary. And what a jungle it is - the wildlife and sear beauty is ...