Hiking in the Rain Forest March 16th 2015 I love hiking. I love getting out there, seeing new things, new sounds, new smells, and learning along the way. When I read that a hike was offered through my guest house I thought it sounded like a great idea. An easy hike up to the top, followed by a hike down into the valley, ending at a tea plantation. About five hours. It sounded relaxing and beautiful. Only the latter was true.
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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
After years of aimlessly plugging away 9 to 5, and having people continuously ask me what I really want to do with my life (while offering some good and not so good suggestions), I've taken a bold step in this adventure called life, and I'm teaching English in Asia. I started out in Shenzhen, China, moved on to Guangzhou, then Bangkok, Thailand, rural Malaysia, and now Kuala Lumpur. I also travel around Asia and enjoy sharing those stories as well.
This is not an undertaking for just anyone, as my friends assure me. I documented the ups and downs of my preparati... full info
Glad you survived the relaxing hike, and so good of you to recommend it to everyone. Loved when you were "one with the mountain" after your "exciting" experiences. Happy to read you had a good sleep--you deserved it!