Monthly Archives: September 2013

Gemas – the little station that could

As we emerged out of the jungle aboard the ‘Jungle Train’, we entered this huge, modern station.  The signboard said ‘Gemas’.  It was the end of our jungle journey which started in Kota Bharu almost thirteen hours earlier.  This big … Continue reading

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A short visit to Kota Bharu

Recently I had the opportunity to spend a few hours in Kota Bharu, the capital of the state of Kelantan.  Kota Bharu is in the north-east corner of Malaysia on the Kelantan River, close to the South China Sea and … Continue reading

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KL Loop by Firefly, Jungle Train and North-South Line

The Firefly flight from our local Subang Airport was convenient and at a decent time of the mid-morning.  We got into the northern city of Kota Bharu about noon.  While waiting for check-in at the Tune Hotel we crossed the … Continue reading

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