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Nepenthes Conservation Efforts in Genting Highlands

Jul 22, 2016 Author: Emily | Filed under: Travel

With Genting Highlands located at about 6,000 feet above sea level, the forest at this altitude is called Montane-Ericaceous Forest. Other names would be Cloud Forest, Mossy Forest and Dwarf Forest. During the day, temperature is between 20 - 23°C and it goes as low as 18°C at night. This weather with regular cloudiness, wind-swept conditions ... continue reading »

Of the few times that I was in Genting Highlands, it had always been by road. Therefore, I was excited when we were arranged to take the Genting Skyway Cable Car to check out the English Garden. However, due to a miscommunication, we almost had to take a taxi instead but in the end, as you ... continue reading »

Although some people say that bird watching is a seasonal hobby and no doubt, watching migratory birds is a seasonal sport, bird watching is an all-year-round activity on the hills of Genting Highlands due to the area's rich biodiversity. From as early as 7am, particularly on Sundays, one could see many serious bird watching hobbyists set ... continue reading »

Being surrounded by pristine nature is a luxury for many of us, myself included. During my recent weekend getaway to Genting Highlands, I had the opportunity to immerse in the best that nature has to offer. Courtesy of Resorts World Genting, a group of us explored the Upper Dipterocarp Forest on foot, led by the very ... continue reading »

After three full days at the office PLUS overtime, I grabbed an opportunity to take a break and what better way to escape from all that work stress and the heat than to make my way up to the hills? Yes, to Genting Highlands, no less. And yes again, only two months since my last ... continue reading »

Wings of KKB 2016

May 14, 2016 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel

For the fifth consecutive year since 2012, Wings of KKB, a 3-day bird-watching event was held last month in Kuala Kubu Bharu - Awana Hotel, Genting Highlands. This area is very popular with bird-watchers even on ordinary days. As a whole, Malaysia is ranked number 12 in the world in terms of bio-diversity. Do you know ... continue reading »

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