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This is MyTripAdvisor! I started with albums on Facebook some 4-5 years back. I’m a top contributor on www.tripadvisor.com, and on my blog I share the best posts, with South East Asia and Europe in focus! Tropical hideaways, pristine beaches, unexpected cultural and nature wonders from roadtrips and much more!
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Cameron Highlands is one of Malaysias tourist attractions. Ranging high over the low lands it has daytime temperatures around 23 degrees Celsius,. In this climate grows not only strawberries but tea as well. Several tea plantations and Malaysian tea brands have their home here in the Cameron Highlands.
It’s breath taking scenery with the tropical tea gardens smoothly covering the curvy hillsides. At an altitude around 1500 meters above sea level in a tropical climate the experience is fantastic.
At the BOH plantations at Sungai Palas you can walk in the tea plantations and enjoy the ready tea at the modern architecture building with a majestic position overlooking the tea gardens.
This interesting architecture gives an extra edge to the experience. You can also visit the factory, get an introduction to tea production process, and of course spend in the sales gallery – think I have tea for the next year ahead!
Worth visiting – great for walks and photography.
For the brave, other hilltops around can be reached, passing through tea gardens and tropical rain forest. Or drive to the station for telecoms towers where you can see everything around. I was unfortunate and had some mist covering up when I reached the summit, and claimed the tower, but it’s rainy season.
Malaysia is a country that has some fantastic beaches that are little crowded and have fantastic clear waters! In this blog post i have uploaded some photos from the Malaysian East Coast and the area of Redang / Perhentian. Palau … Continue reading →
Pangkor Laut is a beautiful private resort island on the west coast of Malaysia. It’s located a 3 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur and you access only by the resort hotels boat. Its a tropical hideaway with fast access from the city. … Continue reading →
Hotel De La Paix – Siam Reap – good design The exterior of the Hotel De La Paix is a modest and rather discrete entry, but once into the hallway the inspiration from the architecture from the fabulous ruins of … Continue reading →
The beaches of Thailand are some of the main attractions… there are many… some are very crowded! This blog post show pictures from some of the more secluded and less crowded beaches I have been to – all pics by me – if you go … Continue reading →
If you consider travelling to Norway and want to avoid organised group tours, or if you are Norwegian, this short little trip in beautiful scenery and nature is covering green valleys, steep mountains, challenging roads, glaciers, summer ski, famous UNESCO heritage … Continue reading →
Till date one of my outmost best tropical hideaway experiences must be at the Van Hin Bay Six Senses Hideaway resort outside Na Trang in Vietnam. Why? A back to basic experience in rustique ecological friendly luxoury. How can luxoury … Continue reading →
Living in Bangkok is sometimes bringing some surprises that you never expect. Today we had the most amazing day trip from our house into the so-called Green Lungs of Bangkok. We took off from the Rama 4 Road, onto the … Continue reading →