With an early Saturday start and a possible late finish to my Gunung Yong Belar hike, pulling a 6 to 8 hour return drive up and down the winding roads of Cameron Highlands was the last thing I wanted to do. I’d be tired, muddy and probably wrapped around a tree if I did. So in the interest of safety and sufficient rest, I booked a two night stay and Richard and I headed to the highlands for the weekend. Continue reading Cameron Highlands escape – a weekend of summit and scones
I love getting dirty. But not everyone does. So if keeping your shoes clean and dry is important … Stop. Right. Here.
When I think of Kemensah in Ampang I imagine Bukit Tabur. The Kemensah trail is different. Rather than hike up and along the country’s longest quartz ridge, it wanders its foothills through forests, small fruit orchards and an orang asli village, to provide a different vantage point of this landmark.
We were all young and inexperienced once, which is why I feel comfortable sharing with you the mistakes that rookie hikers make. Because hey, I was one.
Gunung Liang has everything to put you off a hike. The distance (just under 20 kilometres round trip), a minimum 5 hour trek up to the peak, and a 1 1/2 hour drive there (2 hours if you’re driving from Putrajaya).
I’m not an avid camper. I’d rather be in a budget boutique hotel, with a roof over my head, a bed to sleep in, with hot and cold running showers. But I’m willing to pitch up and rough it out if it gets me somewhere amazing. It’s even taught me a few things about life.
Located in the interiors of Terengganu, approximately 100 kilometres from Kuala Terengganu, Hutan Lipur Chemerong or Chemerong Forest Reserve hides a multitude of fascinations. Surrounded by tropical rain forest, paradise can be found here in the form of crystal clear rivers and emerald green pools . Don’t believe me? Here are 7 reasons that will convince you ….