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Hanging with Orangutans at Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre by Tracy Burns on ourtravellifestyle.com.
Headhunters and turkeys: Jungle hideaway in Sarawak by Tracy Burns on ourtravellifestyle.com.
Gunung Mulu National Park, Borneo – UNESCO World Heritage Site
In search of Rafflesia – Gunung Gading National Park by Tracy Burns on ourtravellifestyle.com.
Kinabalu Park, Sabah - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Melaka and George Town: Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca form a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After 500 years of trading George Town now contains a rich mix of cultures as well as the backpacking community. Enjoy Erik’s (from aroundthisworld.com) post Malaysia’s Colonial Past and Multicultural Heritage in Georgetown, Penang detailing some attractions and a peek at the history of this fascinating island.
Perhentian Islands – For many years the Perhentian Islands have been a popular hangout for backpackers travelling around Asia. The name “perhentian” means “stopping point” in Malay, so with white sandy beaches and crystalline waters a stopover here is a pleasant experience.
Read Jade Johnston of OurOyster.com guest post How to Travel the Perhentian Islands on 2Backpackers.com for tips on visiting the islands.
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