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Case of the Mondays #6: Cameron Highlands

Case of the Mondays #6: Cameron Highlands

Today’s Case of the Mondays series is off to the mountainous region of Malaysia appropriately called Cameron Highlands. Cool and damp climate there is ideal for growing tea so the area has many tea plantations to explore. So while you are gearing up for another week, grab a cup of your favorite tea (fine, you can have a cup of coffee too) and enjoy the view! For the first-timers, here are the rules: click on the picture to enlarge it, wait for it to load, scroll around and enjoy the view, then click anywhere to return to reality. Don’t forget […]

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Penang to Phuket

While there is an express bus 401EE that runs to the airport from George Town jetty running every 15-20 minutes, we decided not to push our luck and get a cab instead – the last thing we needed is another hour and a half wait for the bus at the jetty. We also met Scott the night before and he was going to take the same flight so between myself, him, and the Norwegian girls it would only be 10 ringgits/$3.20 each (forget the meter). Penang Airport (PEN) It took us about half an hour to drive to the airport and […]

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George Town and Penang Island

A fascinating fusion of the East and West, Penang embraces modernity while retaining its traditions and old world charm. These are reflected in its harmonious multiracial populace and well-preserved heritage buildings which led to George Town being accorded a listing as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site recently. Long regarded as the food capital of Malaysia, Penang also entices visitors with its beautiful coasts and scrumptious cuisines. — Tourism Penang Next stop on my trip north was Penang, which is an island in the north eastern part of Malaysia. I found a direct flight on FireFly from there to Phuket […]

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Cameron Highlands

One of the wonders of Malaysia, it is the largest and most famous hill resort in the country. This highland paradise still retains much of the charm of an English village. Being a primarily agricultural domain, you will find an abundance of vegetables and fruits farms here. Cameron Highlands is also the leading producer of flowers and tea in Malaysia. — Cameron Highlands Online A few of my friends have mentioned that Cameron Highlands is the must see place in Malaysia, mostly famous for its tea plantations. Combined with the fact that it is located pretty remotely (about five hour […]

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Kuala Lumpur Horrors

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Bus ride to Kuala Lumpur

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