John's Around the World Adventure 2005/2006

Travel time: December 2005 - June 2006  |  by John Davies

Malaysia: Cameron Highlands

We left KL on a Super VIP bus (individual, wooden lines seats, WOW!) heading for the dizzy heights of the Cameron Highlands, over 3,500 feet above sea level. Positioned on a hill station, the temperature was particularly cool here, reaching a maximum of 20 degrees. Whilst in the highlands we had time for a jungle trek (included drinking bamboo water) viewing the worlds largest flower, a nice waterfall, an aboriginal camp, a pineapple growing region, and a tea/ coffee plantation. The hostel here was also very friendly and the venue for some serious beer drinking whilst watching Man Utd v Spurs.

Sol and I in the Cameron Highlands

Sol and I in the Cameron Highlands

This waterfall took us over an hour of treking to reach!

This waterfall took us over an hour of treking to reach!

Pineapple Growing

Pineapple Growing

World's Largest flower- Believe it or Not!

World's Largest flower- Believe it or Not!

This Lizard was spotted whilst out treking!

This Lizard was spotted whilst out treking!

Drinking Wonderful Bamboo Water

Drinking Wonderful Bamboo Water

Sampling the good old Chang Beer

Sampling the good old Chang Beer

Thums up for the Jungle Trek!

Thums up for the Jungle Trek!

Watching the vital Man Utd v Spurs game. Rivalry was intense!

Watching the vital Man Utd v Spurs game. Rivalry was intense!

Scenery of Boh Tea Plantation

Scenery of Boh Tea Plantation

The Tea was Great!

The Tea was Great!

© John Davies, 2006
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The trip
 
Description:
Following masses of preperation my trip of a lifetime was finally a reality. Beginning in the adventurous New Zealand, before taking in delights of Australia over Christmas. Bali was next on the agenda, trading in the comfort of the West for drastic cultural differences of East Asia. The modern city of Singapore next acted as a stepping stone for travel over-land through Malaysia and island-hopping around Thailand. My Adventure finally ended amongst the neon scyscrapers of Hong Kong.
Details:
Start of journey: Dec 01, 2005
Duration: 6 months
End of journey: Jun 02, 2006
Travelled countries: New Zealand
Australia
Indonesia
Singapore
Malaysia
Thailand
Hong Kong
The Author
 
John Davies is an active author on break-fresh-ground. since 15 years.
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