Monday, May 13, 2013

Homestay murah di Cameron Highlands

Anda mencari hotel atau aprtment yang murah di Cameron Highlands?
Saya mempunyai sebuah apartment yang selesa dengan harga yang berpatutan untuk anda di Cameron Highlands, Pahang.
Terletak di Desa Anthurium, Cameron Highlands.
Untuk muslim sahaja.
Untuk sewa harian.
Terletak antara Brinchang dan Tanah Rata.
3 bilik tidur dan 2 bilik air dengan air panas.
4 katil bersaiz queen.
TV (Astro siaran biasa)
Peti ais.
Pemanas air elektrik.
Tempat meletak kenderaan yang luas.
24 jam sekuriti.
Hubungi saya 019 4401116 (Hisham) untuk maklumat lanjut.
Desa Anthurium.
Ruang makan.
Bilik utama dengan 2 katil besar.

Bilik 2 dengan 1 katil besar.
Bilik 3 dengan 1 katil besar.


Muslim Holiday Apartment in Cameron Highlands, Pahang.

Are you looking for cheaper hotel for your holiday in Cameron Highlands?
This is a budget Muslim Holiday Apartment in Cameron Highlands, Pahang.
Desa Anthurium, Cameron Highlands.
For daily rent.
Located between Brinchang and Tanah Rata.
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms with water heater.
4 queen size bed.
TV (Astro).
Electric kettle.
Ample parking spaces.
24 hours security.
Call me at 019 4401116 (Hisham) for more details.
Desa Anthurium
Master bedroom with 2 queen size bed.
Room 2 with queen size bed.
Room 3 with queen size bed.


Thursday, July 5, 2012

Golden Shower Tree - Pokok Bereksa (Cassia fistula)

Yellow Flame flowers and leaves.
Golden Shower Tree - Pokok Bereksa (Cassia fistula)
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Cassia
Common name: Bereksa, Kayu Raja, Yellow Flame.

Close-up image of Yellow Flame flowers.
Golden Shower trees are medium sized trees which can be found in Southern Asia. It can grows until 20m tall. With its attractive yellow flowers, its often been planted as landscape trees in Malaysia. This flower was declared as national flower of Thailand. In Thailand, Yellow Flame is called dok khuen or Rachapruek locally.

Yellow Flame tree.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Malaysia-Thailand Border: Wang Kelian, Perlis - Wang Prachan, Khuan Don, Satun

Wang Kelian in Perlis state is a small village located at Malaysia-Thailand border in North of Peninsular Malaysia. In Thailand, Wang Prachan, sub-district of Khuan Don district which located in Satun Province shared the border with Wang Kelian. Both side were connected by a road through a hill on the Nakawan Range.

Malaysian immigration checkpoint at Wang Kelian.

Sigboard at Malaysia - Thailand border in Satun.
During daytime, people from both countries can pass through the immigration check point to shopping at these area. There are several markets at both side of countries which sold clothes, souvenirs, toys, kitchen equipments, fruits and foods. These markets accept both Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) and Thai Baht (THB) currency.

Thailand immigration checkpoint.

Peoples at this area were very friendly and can speak in Malaysian and Thailand language. Some of them can speak in English language. There are also motorcycle services which act like a taxi for the visitor to transfer from both borders.

Peoples shopping at Wang Kelian markets.
Local authorities of Thailand.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Railway Tourism in Peninsular Malaysia

Almost every state in Peninsular Malaysia are connected with railway which operated by Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB). In the West Coast its started from Padang Besar, Perlis in the Northern Border with Thailand and ended in Johor Bahru, Johor in South border with Singapore. The railway line continue until Woodlands Station in Singapore, previously until Tanjung Pagar Station. For East Coast, railway line started from Gemas, Negeri Sembilan until Tumpat, Kelantan.

Places of interest in Kedah.

Railway line in Peninsular Malaysia running through city, rural area, deep forest and plantation area including oil palm trees, rubber estate and paddy field.There are several places of interest can be reach using the train. For some other places, another public transport which can be found near railway station can be used.

A scenic view of paddy field as the train running through.

There are two categories of train, which are passenger train and freight train. Passenger train running from Southern boundary with Singapore to both West Coast and East Coast line, including daily international express train from Butterworh to Bangkok. Freight train is a famous cargo transportation from/to port in Peninsular Malaysia such as Port Klang in Selangor and Butterworth Port in Penang.

Freight train, among popular cargo transportation.
Most of the railway in Malaysia today still using single track which is used for both up and down train except railway line from Ipoh to Seremban which was upgraded to electrified double track. For single track, key token is used for train to enter the block section between two station. This means only one train can occupy the line between two station to avoid trains coming from both direction.

Token handing over- present system for train block section.

Malaysian government are now in the progress to upgrade the existing single track to double track electrified railway line in Peninsular Malaysia. Railway line between Ipoh to Padang Besar and from Seremban to Gemas are now in the progress of the upgrading which involved multi billion ringgit cost.

Electrified double track project in progress.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Lion - Singa

King of the beast.

Common name: Lion, Singa.
Scientific name: Panthera leo.

Lion is second largest cat after the Tiger. Some males can exceed 250kg in weight, lions are among the living predator in Africa and Asia. Today, they are also categorized as an endangered species.

Most of the males have mane that can make them look bigger and protect their throat from the claws and teeth of other males.

Male lion can spends 22 hours from their day for resting and sleeping!

Friday, March 30, 2012

Kuala Lumpur Tower - Menara Kuala Lumpur

Menara Kuala Lumpur - KL Tower - View from the ground.

Kuala Lumpur Tower is the tallest telecommunication and broadcasting tower in Malaysia, seventh in the world. Located in Bukit Nanas, Kuala Lumpur, total height for this tower is 421m. This tower was officially open in 1996. Construction works started in 1991 and completed in 1994.

It is surrounded by the oldest rain forest in Kuala Lumpur which special cares was taken during construction of this tower to avoid harming the forest including a 100-year old Jelutong tree (Dyera costulata) which can be found near the parking area.

Kuala Lumpur Tower is a famous destination for local and foreign tourist, which consist a 360 degrees panorama view at the observation platform which located at 276m height and a revolving restaturant. Other than that, there are fun activities at the ground level including pony ride, mini zoo, 3D theater room and Malaysian traditional house exhibition.

Menara Berkembar Petronas.
Petronas Twin Tower - Kuala Lumpur City Center - View from KL Tower observation platform.

Masjid Negara, Menara Dayabumi dan ibu pejabat Pos Malaysia.
National Mosque, Dayabumi Tower and Pos Malaysia headquarter - View from KL Tower observation platform.

Menara Maybank - Maybank Tower - View from KL Tower observation platform.

Skycrappers in Kuala Lumpur - View from KL Tower observation platform.