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The scenery in Camerons is beautiful- you can see miles of tea plantations, flowers or just natural scenery. It is about 4 hours drive from Kuala Lumpur- the roads have improved a lot and easier to drive up. Above: Sunrise as I watched from the apartment that I've stayed. It's a great gateway even if [...]

Thought that I share some photos that I have taken at a gift shop located in Ching Swee Temple in Genting Highlands, Malaysia. My friends made a lot of purchases from this shop and therefore no one seemed to mind as I was photographing their stuff. Below: Some old calendar in ancient Chinese themes Clay [...]

Many people would visit Camerons and buy strawberries back home. We had a chance to visit a strawberry farm and saw how the plants were grown: Do always try out the strawberries before buying as sometimes they can be quite sour. But if dipped with chocolate sauce, it can be delicious as well as nutritious [...]

Cameron Highlands exports flowers, fruits and vegetables to all over the world. Here are some pictures taken inside a tomato farm and green pepper farm: Below are the green pepper or otherwise known in literal Chinese translation "latern-shaped chili": The green peppers are no longer planted directly on the ground but on individual pots.

We had the chance to visit a chrysanthemum farm while we were at Cameron Highlands. Here are the photos taken- flowers were being harvested and it is to be sent down to Kuala Lumpur to be distributed all around: Above: A worker bring the harvested flowers for packing. Have you seen a chrysanthemum with 2 [...]

Recently during my visit to Camerons, we stayed in a 3 room apartment. Apartment rentals are quite popular nowadays and suitable for big groups and families. And they cost only a fraction of the price- about RM200 for fully furnished, with cooking utensils, fridge, water boiler, cups, blankets, pillows, washing machine, soap, hot water, dressing [...]

Chinese New Year is one of the four main celebrations in Malaysia- the others are Hari Raya, Christmas and Deepavali or Diwali. Even though two public holidays are allocated for Chinese New Year,  many people would be extending their holidays. Still, banks, post offices and government offices will open after the public holidays are up. [...]

The recommended place is usually First World Hotel- it provide a series of basic simple room at a budget: http://www.rwgenting.com/en/accommodation/firstworld_hotel/index.htm Sometimes, there are room offer discounts- you need to check the website for more information. (fyi: phone booking cost RM10 service charge). What is available in a standard room: 2 single beds (clean sheets), up [...]