Death by strawberry November 1st 2009 There are three things that define the Cameron Highlands more than anything else: tea plantations, strawberry farms, and a cooler climate than in the lowlands of Malaysia. The main activities here include sampling the highland teas, picking your own strawberries at one of the many farms, and hiking through the dense jungle.
After checking into a hostel in Tanah Rata, the main town for travellers i ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Pahang » Cameron Highlands During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
Self-absorbed misanthropic humanist vs. the world
"From mazel to shlimazl is but a tiny step; but from shlimazl to mazel - oy, is that far!"
"In the matter of slavish imitation, man is the monkey's superior all the time. The average man is destitute of independence of opinion. He is not interested in contriving a opinion of his own, by study and reflection, but is only anxious to find out what his neighbor's opinion is and slavishly adopt it."
--- Mark Twain on imitation
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