There are plenty of reasons to head to Kuala Kubu Baru. The picturesque park of Taman Millennium and rushing waters of Sungai Selangor are just two of them. Whether the nearby Bukit Batu Pahat, which I climbed with the KL Hiking crew, is another remains debatable.
A mere 1 hour flight from KL, Indonesia’s fourth largest city might not strike you as a destination for adventure lovers, but with some careful planning and travel, Medan makes an excellent base for these stunning natural attractions.
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 ….
Goodbye 2016! Hello 2017! I may not have gotten to see the fireworks as I was already in bed, but that’s because I had tradition to uphold – my annual New Year’s Day hike. This year it was along beautiful Sungai Pisang.
It was the long Hari Raya Haji weekend and after a series of tough hikes I was looking forward to something leisurely. So while the masses congregated at the wildly popular Sungai Gabai waterfalls nearby, KL Hiking and yours truly drove a little further into Hulu Langat and trekked to the quieter and more secluded Lepok Falls.
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While there are parts of Ampang’s Bukit Saga that are quiet and unspoilt, other parts can feel overly tended and less than natural. Still Bukit Saga is beloved by the community it serves. And the community loves it straight back.
A major case of the DOMS following my Gunung Kinabalu climb, and a new job had waylaid any plans for physical activity for a fortnight. When the opportunity to hike to four waterfalls in half a day with the KL Hiking crew came up, any notion I had about sleeping in on Nuzul Quran were quickly dispelled.