The highest peak in Java and third highest in Indonesia after Sumatra’s Kerinchi and Lombok’s Rinjani, Gunung Semeru made me cry. Here’s why….
To sum up your adversary you must first size it up, and Mount Ashigara aka Mount Kintoki is supposed to be one of the best places to view my next day’s challenge – the iconic Mount Fuji. If it weren’t for the clouds….
Located in Hulu Langat not far from the turn off to Gabai Waterfall, the hike up Gunung Hitam is akin to a condensed version of a hike up Nuang. Shorter by 5km, it must be steeper too, because what it lacks in distance it makes up for in calf-shredding inclines.
Set on the border of Pahang and Kelantan, the hike up Gunung Swettenham and back can easily completed in a day and should be included in the itinerary of any hiker or mountain bagger visiting Cameron Highlands.
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I love getting dirty. But not everyone does. So if keeping your shoes clean and dry is important … Stop. Right. Here.
Gunung Liang has everything to put you off a hike. The distance (just under 19 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).
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 ….