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Equatorial Cameron Highlands

Jun 17, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Equatorial Cameron Highlands

My stay at Equatorial Cameron Highlands was less than pleasant. Spending a night at the service apartment and subsequently checking out a standard room at the hotel, I have a feeling that the service apartment is like the neglected step-daughter. It was bad enough that upon our late check-in at the low-rise apartment, water from the ... continue reading »

Agrotechnology Park Cameron Highlands

Even though Ipoh is quite near to Cameron Highlands, I rarely visit it. Recently, we made a trip up, and had the opportunity to spend time at MARDI's Agro Technology Park. For a while, somehow, the cottages here reminded me of Fraser's Hill. Situated 1400 metres above sea level, this MARDI Cameron Highland's Station was first ... continue reading »

Sungai Lang Homestay

This Sungai Lang Homestay in Banting is not a homestay in the true sense of the word. As I understand it, the concept of homestay in a Malay village is to enjoy the hospitality of the host and to participate in the daily activities of the family. In the homestay context of Sungai Lang, guests are ... continue reading »

Bukit Jugra paragliding

Paragliding at Bukit Jugra was supposed to be the highlight of my recent Selangor trip. Unfortunately, after listening to Capt. Ikhwan Azilah's safety briefing, and tips on take-off and landing, and subsequently waited for an hour, the wind conditions were still unfavourable and we had to abandon our plan. The base of the Bukit Jugra lighthouse, ... continue reading »

Kampung Kundang pineapple plantation

Our visit to this pineapple plantation was an eye-opening experience. It never crossed my mind that planting pineapple can be a back-breaking task, as everything is done manually. The Kampung Kundang pineapple plantation in Batu Laut, Banting, Selangor is three hundred acres wide, and they are in the process of converting all the crops into a ... continue reading »

Sungai Sireh Homestay

A major money-spinner for Kampung Sungai Sireh Homestay is its agro-tourism products. This homestay programme is participated by homes that span five neighbouring villages. They are Kampung Sungai Sireh, Kampung Ampangan, Kampung Parit Dua Sungai Burung, Kampung Seri Gambut and Kampung Sawah Sempadan. Located at Pekan Tanjung Karang in the District of Kuala Selangor, I was ... continue reading »

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