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River Abseiling, Rafting and Caving in Gopeng

Introduction Gopeng is small town located in the District of Kampar, Perak, Malaysia. It is situated about 20km south of Ipoh. The town was once was bustling with tin miners and locals who busied themselves with the great tin mining … Continue reading

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Mount Kinabalu

Introduction Mount Kinabula at 4,095m high is one of the tallest mountains in South East Asia (there are a number of mountains in Myanmar and Indonesia West Papua which are higher than Kinabula). It is one of the most accessible high … Continue reading

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HotBoys Kelong

Introduction Hotboys Kelong is situated beside Pulau Sibu about  15 km off the eastern coast of Penisular Malaysia. The nearest jetty to the kelong is Tanjung Leman Jetty, which is just off Kota Tinggi and before Mersing. The kelong is no longer used … Continue reading

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Gunung Stong, Kelantan Malaysia

Introduction The Gunung Stong State Park (GSSP) also known as Jelawang Jungle lies in central Kelantan.  There are several peaks in the area, the most popular among climbers and hikers are Gunung Stong, Gunung Ayam and Gunung Baha. The other popular attraction … Continue reading

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Mount Rinjani

Introduction Mount Rinjani is an active volcano on the island of Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia.  At 3,726 metres, it is the second highest mountain in Indonesia (excluding West Papua). On top of the volcano is a crater … Continue reading

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Goechala Trek – (India, Sikkim)

Day 1 (Singapore – Kolkata) Our trip began with a Silkair night flight from Singapore to Kolkata. We felt our minority presence even before actually reaching India as almost all the passengers on board were Indians. The in-flight dinner served was also typical … Continue reading

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Gunung Panti

Introduction Gunung Panti is located just a few kilometers north of Kota Tinggi in Johor. The mountain is part of the Gunung Panti Recreational Forest – a protected secondary forest (from other online sources, it seems that the forest is not … Continue reading

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