Archive for March, 2009

Malaysian strawberries

By on March 5, 2009 in Eco, Family, Food, Highlands with 17 Comments

Juicy, red, succulent strawberries…ever had a craving for some?

Malaysians are very fortunate as we do not have to book the next plane ticket overseas as strawberries are grown right at our very doorsteps.

Cameron Highlands, with its cooling climate and low temperatures is the most suitable place for these strawberries to thrive.

Its low temperatures of 10 to 25 degrees Celsius, with a height of more than 1500 meters make the place suitable for the cultivation of strawberries.

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Fort Cornwallis Lighthouse

By on March 5, 2009 in History, Islands with 9 Comments

Excitement coursed through my veins, as my small feet lumbered nimbly up the steely white stairs.

The ascending air was getting chilly, and the bright sunshine glared menacingly as I treaded gingerly.

I was making my way, alone, up the eighty-odd steps of the famed Fort Cornwallis Lighthouse, situated on the northeast side of George Town, Penang.

Trying my best to not look downwards I held tightly onto the railings. A camera balanced menacingly around my neck, I whispered a silent prayer.

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KL in a tour ride

By on March 5, 2009 in Tour with 3 Comments

At a loss on what to do, when you have a few hours to kill and are in Kuala Lumpur for a day or two?

Well, take a ride on the Kuala Lumpur (KL) Hop-On and Hop-Off city tour. I like to call it Ho Ho Ho…! (Sounds like Santa Claus’s laughter).

This double-decker bus service takes the scenic route around the Kuala Lumpur city centre and passes by 42 main attractions.

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