A Travellerspoint blog

October 2009

Malaysia

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Malaysia... arriving in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) from Dhaka (Bangladesh) then travelling to/through; Kuala Lumpur, Tanah Rata (Cameron Highlands), Perhentian Besar/Kecil (Terengganu) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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Plantation Views
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View of one of the many tea plantations on the trek up Gunung Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia.





Apa Kamu Lihat?
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A family of Dusky Leaf monkey's surprised by a pesky early morning camera wielding tourist, Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Malaysia.





On the Beach
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Wooden pier on the beach, outside the Flora 2, Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Malaysia.





Swings n Roundabouts
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A child and father sheltering under a tree during the heat of the day, Perhentian Village, Perhentian Kecil, Terengganu, Malaysia.





Tuna Bay
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The beach at Tuna Bay, Perhentian Besar, Terengganu, Malaysia.





Other travels to Malaysia include;

Melaka 2013 - Lapping up Nonya food and Peranakan culture.
Penang 2007 - Enjoying the food and culture of Georgetown.
Sabah/Brunei 2001 - Relaxing on tropical Pulau Gaya.
Sabah/Sarawak 1998 - Climbing Mt Kinabalu and exploring wild Borneo jungle.
Asian Adventures 1988 - Getting a taste of Peninsular Malaysia on my SEA sojourn.



Other Malaysian photos from my travels;

Malaysian photos





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Bangladesh

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelling to Bangladesh... arriving in Dhaka (Bangladesh) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) then travelling to/through; Dhaka, Chittagong, Rangamati, Chittagong, Srimongal, Sylhet, Dhaka, Barisal, Khulna, Kushtia, Rajshahi, Bogra, Rangpur, Dhaka (Bangladesh) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



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Between Shifts
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A port worker on the Buriganga River, taking a break on top of a busy ticket booth, Sadarghat, Dhaka, Bangladesh.





Ooops!
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Catastrophic CNG crash, on the chaotic streets, Chittagong, Bangladesh.





What's your Beef?
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Villagers queuing for fresh cuts of meat, at a local butcher in the Hill Tribe market, Rangamati, Bangladesh.





Ped-destrians
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On the busy, and vibrant streets, Srimongal, Bangladesh.






Working the Fields
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Fertile rice fields, in the country-side, outside Sylhet, Bangladesh.






Calm before the Storm
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Foreboding sky, over the Buriganga River, Dhaka, Bangladesh.






All Aboard!
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The Sundarbans 'Rocket' steamer, taking on passengers, Barisal, Bangladesh.





Cycle of Life
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Daily village life, on a Kirtankhola River Ghat, near Barisal, Bangladesh.






Shait Gumbad Mosque
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The 15th century Sufi 'Shait Gumbad Mosque' or 'Mosque of 60 Domes', Bagerhat, Bangladesh.





Biding Time
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A porter enjoying a quiet moment, while waiting for the next train, near Kushtia, Bangladesh.





Across the Flood Plain
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On the banks of the Padma River, looking across the Ganges flood plains, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.





Shiva Temple
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Part of the impressive Shiva Temple complex at Puthia, a hidden gem, outside Rajshahi, Bangladesh.





Taxi!
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Driver's waiting for customers, at a local market rickshaw stand, Rangpur, Bangladesh.





Rickshaw Art
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One of the half million rickshaws, that help move people through the busy streets, Motijheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.



Other Bangladeshi photos from my travels;

Bangladeshi photos





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