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      Pulau Labuan Dec 28, 2016 at 12:11 PM

      Hi everyone, can anyone advise where the best sandy beaches are in Labuan. Are there any areas particularly good for snorkelling...?
      many thanks
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      Penang Jan 5, 2017 at 7:11 PM

      Please any good suggestion for accommodation (hostels) nearest the Royal Thai Embassy?

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      transportation from Chinatown to FRIM

      Kuala Lumpur Jan 15, 2017 at 9:37 AM

      Hello,

      I will be traveling from our guest house in Chinatown KL to the Forest Research Institute Malaysia, then to the Batu Caves, and finally back to Chinatown. Can anyone advise on the best way to do this?

      Thank you!

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    • Sarawak In January, weather and accesibility of National Parks

      Borneo Dec 25, 2016 at 2:30 PM

      Hi,
      I was planning to fly to Sarawak, Malaysia on the January 5. and spend about 5 weeks in Sarawak and Brunei. The Lonely Planet Guide says there is no particularly good or bad time to travel in Borneo because there is no real dry season and weather can vary very much from year to year, so I didn't think there is going to be a problem with travelling in Sarawak in January. But now I see that many travel-websites don't recommend to go to Sarawak in January at all due to very bad weather.
      Is there somebody who has been there in January or even better lives in Sarawak who can tell me what I can expect?
      Let me tell you first what I would expect from this trip. In Germany I work in nature conservation, so I spend most summer working outside. So with the right equipment some rain doesn't scare me. Also I want to spend most of the time in National Parks and am most interested in Botany (Orchids, Ferns) and also Insects, Spiders, Scorpions, Snakes. I could live without seeing Orangutans which are apparently hard to find when it's raining a lot. I would like to spend a lot of time in Nationalparks with dayhiking trails where I don't need a guide so I can take my time for taking pictures. But I'm also looking forward to expolring the caves in Gunung Mulu and Niah National Parks.
      So my main concern is: Will all the National Parks and also accomadations in or around National Parks be open and accessible during January? How likely is it that National Parks will not be accessible due to floodings or storms etc. What do I have to expect exactly from the weather. Does it rain all day long, or is it more very strong but short raining episodes and then long periodes without rain during the day. Is it raining more during the day or at night? (I've been in Java during rainy season three years ago and it rained mostly during the night.) I wouldn't mind it too much If there is some rain every day but I also need dry periods for taking pictures. What I woldn't like is to be stuck in my hotels for days because it is raining non stop.
      Also will there be any other tourists in the Parks? I don't want the places to be crowded of course, but honestly I don't like it when I'm always alone or the only guest in a hotel because I'm travelling alone.
      The thing is that i will spend three month in Southeastasia, and right now I'm planning to start in Sarawak, but I could also reschedule and visit Sarawak in March. The weather is supposed to be much better in March but are the most attractive National Parks allready crowded in March? What would you recommend under the circumstances I described, go in January or reschedule and go in March? Also, does anybody happen to know when most of the Orchids are in bloom? I suspect it is in the wettest months.

      A lot of questions here, I know. I would be very grateful for any advice.
      And Merry Christmas to everybody!

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    • Batu Gajah's surface

      by oldiebatu Online Now Dec 18, 2014 at 1:04 PM

      Hello,
      i hope someone could help me out. I am trying to get Batu Gajah's surface. All i could gather was it's a city situated at 24 km from Ipoh and it has a population of 34 000.

      Can anyone give me more information on this?

      1 Answer Dec 20, 2014 at 12:18 AM
    • Location of Pasar Minggu In Batu Gajah

      by Notavailab Online Now Oct 1, 2014 at 1:46 AM

      Hi, I would really appreciate any information you have on the Sunday market in Batu Gajah. I intend to drive down from Ipoh, but am not familiar as to where the market is held.

      Thanks in advance for your help,
      Lee.

      2 Answers Oct 1, 2014 at 11:55 PM
    • Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Batu Gajah?

      by debrajanehague Online Now Sep 4, 2013 at 2:56 PM

      Hi. My name is Debra Hague. I live in Wasaga Beach (Ontario, Canada). I was born at the Batu Gajah hospital in 1961. My dad was a Brit working at Tronah Mines in Kampar. I am planning a trip. I will fly from Tampa Bay, Florida to Kuala Lumpur...probably in October (2013). I would like to take a train to Batu Gajah...is that possible? How long do you think I will want to stay in Batu Gajah? Any suggestions for reasonably priced accommodations? Thank you!!

      3 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 8:37 AM
    • driving to Batu Gajah

      by Aliking Online Now Jun 10, 2012 at 9:19 AM

      Can any one give me directions to the war cemetery in Batu Gajah, I need to be there on Sunday the 16th June. I will be driving from K.L city center. Also are there any hotels close to the cemetery I can use.
      Thanks so much in advance

    • im in hurry some one pls help me!!!

      by pawali Online Now Oct 24, 2005 at 12:41 AM

      i need to know which is the shortest route.thanks

      1 Answer Oct 29, 2005 at 11:19 PM
    • from penang to batu gajah by car

      by pawali Online Now Oct 23, 2005 at 10:05 AM

      hi everybody, just to let know that im currently on tight budget but i have to go n visit my fiance in kampung timah in perak, the place is located near or between kg gajah and tanjong tualang. so i need to pay a visit to her. there is alot of ways to get there by car but the problem is i just want to avoid thoose highways where i need pay the toll from jawi to ipoh. so can anyone suggest me the short, and a ok road to get to my destination. thanks

      1 Answer Oct 29, 2005 at 11:27 PM