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One of seven waterfalls that is open to the public in the District of Selama, Lata Tebing Tinggi is merely 300 metres from the main road. Therefore, the waterfall is easily accessible without the need for a 4-wheel drive vehicle. The seven waterfalls offer different levels of impediment and challenges. Lata Tebing Tinggi is one of ... continue reading »

Kota Persembunyian Raja Bersiong (Raja Bersiong's Hideout), or simply Kota Raja Bersiong, is located at the fringes of a forest in Mukim Ijok, Selama, adjacent to a small oil palm holding. Raja Bersiong, said to be the 4th descendant of Merong Mahawangsa, was believed to be a tyrannical king from the neighbouring state of Kedah. The ... continue reading »

Just 2km from Sungai Atas Sungai, driving along the bank of the river, is Telaga Gergasi. This Gigantic Well is located in Kampung Bagan Baharu. Similar to Sungai Atas Sungai, Telaga Gergasi is very descriptive, as it was named literally, too. But why does the community need a gigantic well? Believed to be built by the ... continue reading »

Sungai Atas Sungai, which means River Above A River in English, is named literally, whereby a river flows on top of another. Although the name is self-explanatory it does bring up a question mark. How is it even possible to have a river above a river? Ah, ha! That’s why you have to personally check this ... continue reading »

Selama, in the state of Perak, is a modest town. Not many people have heard of it, and even if one knows about it, it is not often he will make his way there, unless he has a reason to. Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Selama to check out the district's tourism offerings. Although ... continue reading »

I have visited Selama (Perak) twice to date, and when I say 'visit', I mean stopping, rather than just passing through. For both of these times, I took a break at Refuel Café, as it was recommended to me by local friends. Located between the town’s Caltex fuel station and SuperEZ coin launderette, Refuel is clearly ... continue reading »

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