Tag Malaysia

Malaysia: Border Crossing and Documentation

This post is about the government documentation we needed and obtained to bring our car and ourselves into Malaysia. Malaysia in General Our car arrived by container ship into Port Klang near KL. The import process was extremely easy and…

Malaysia: Fuel.

On the highway north of Ipoh we stopped for fuel and the strangest thing happened. The service station did not want to sell us fuel. Apparently there is a law in Malaysia that service stations can only sell RON95 fuel…

Alor Star

Sunday, December 15, 2013 Today’s drive was only about 95kms, so no need to rush out in the morning. We stayed off the motorway again and took a more roundabout route towards Alor Star (aka Alor Setar; the first is…

George Town and Penang Island

Thursday, December 12, 2013 We took the scenic route to George Town. As we head North there should be less and less monsoon rains, which btw is a good thing. We got to George Town, on Penang, by way of…

Ipoh and Cameron Highlands

Monday, December 19, 2013 The everest presentation finished around 4pm, so we had to make tracks on the Expressway to Ipoh, which is about 180 kms or 115 miles away. Halfway we stopped for fuel and starbucks and the strangest…

Kuala Lumpur

Friday, December 6, 2013 Back in KL for 3 nights. Still love the place 🙂 Saturday, December 7, 2013 Last time while driving in we kinda got ‘lost’ for a while… one wrong highway exit was all it took to…

Bentong

Thursday, December 5, 2013 After breakfast with Marijke en Coen, we decided to go and check the access roads to Taman Negeri National Park again. But instead of getting better, the water had risen even more. Little dinghies were still…

Jerantut and Kuala Lipis

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 We departed Cherating via flooded roads and headed inland away from the East Coast. The plan was to head to the high ground around Taman Negara National Park. The forecast called for more rain and there…

Cherating

Monday, December 2, 2013 In true monsoon fashion it rained today.  And rained and rained.  In fact, it did not stop all day. So we made a short journey from Kuantan to Cherating and had fun driving on the flooded…

Kuantan

Sunday, December 1, 2013 Off the coast of Mersing is a resort Island called Pulau Tioman and where a friend of a friend owns a hotel. It was very tempting to board a boat to the Island and chill for…