Cameron Highlands May 4th 2011 Today I headed out of KL on a VIP bus (amazingly comfortable, only three seats across) and up to the Cameron Highlands, sleeping the whole way on the bus I missed the scenery but im sure it must have been fantastic through the tea plantations and rolling hills.
The town is much bigger and more developed then I expected, very touristic with lots of small shops and cafes. First after checking into ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Pahang » Tanah Rata 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
After spending three and a half years in New Zealand and Australia I've caught the bug again and headed for South East Asia. I've traveled Malaysia (peninsula and Borneo), Sulawesi, Laos, Philippines and volunteered in Thailand for 8 months at a Children's home, it is mainly children from the Karen villagers. Its was an awesome CHALLENGE and an experience I will never forget! No really i loved it, but learning a completely new and very different culture has its challenges. I am now in Gansu Province in China teaching English for a year, I've completely fallen in love with teaching! Its so rewa... full info