Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Warmshowers tour into Nibong Tebal (79/6878 ks)

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(written by Dave) We slept in a bit as we had a short day planned to our Warmshower’s host in Nibong Tebal (David).  We had spoken with him yesterday and he asked us to text him as we left as he would start … Continue reading

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Happy Hari Raya day into Taiping (95/6800 ks)

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(written by Dave) We had a fantastic day of riding today.  We didn’t make it quite as far as we planned but this was OK as we found a hotel in Taiping.  After our booking issues on Pangkor Island, we’ve been … Continue reading

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Last day on Pangkor Island

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(written by Dave) Hanging on Pangkor is starting to get a bit repetitive… So not much new to write about today, this will be a very short post. Just a few photos from the day and closing sunset shot from … Continue reading

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Quiet day on Pangkor Island

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(written by Dave) Very quiet day on Pangkor Island.  The hotel is starting to fill up a little and I suspect that by the actual holiday in a few days this place will be hopping.  Today, it is still pretty … Continue reading

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Planning (and panic) on Pangkor Island

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(written by Nancy) Well, we had a slight turn of luck last night – the water came back on in the villa. So thankfully no middle of the night runs to another room to get to a working bathroom were … Continue reading

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No hotel in Pangkor (97/6705 ks)

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(written by Dave) Let’s start at the end of the day – we are at the Puteri Bayu Beach Resort – in the honeymoon villa no less. If this sounds very glamorous, I should fill in the rest of the details. … Continue reading

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Exploring the cave temples of Ipoh

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(written by Nancy) We were up relatively early this morning, trying to beat the heat of the day.  Our plan for today was to visit the Perak Tong cave temple, one of several cave temples around the area.  The temple … Continue reading

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Down back into the heat to Ipoh (91/6608 ks)

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(written by Dave) Great day for a bicycle ride. It certainly doesn’t hurt the fun level to have 45k of downhill in a 91k ride. I should point out however, it was not all easy-peasy. We started before 8AM after … Continue reading

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Tea time in the Cameron Highlands

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(written by Nancy) One more rest day here in the Cameron Highlands to make sure we had time to enjoy a proper cup of tea and scones while sitting amongst the tea fields. We caught a cab down to the … Continue reading

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Relaxing in the rain in the Cameron Highlands

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Short post today as there is nothing really to report. It rained heavily most of the day (reminiscent of those rainy Northwest days) so we just hung out at Starbucks reading the paper and surfing the internet and then spent … Continue reading