Camping and Tramping in Malaya: Fifteen Years' Pioneering in the Native States of the Malay Peninsula (Paperback)
Fifteen Years' Pioneering in the Native States of the Malay Peninsula
John Beaufoy Publishing, 9781906780395, 211pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2011
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Camping & Tramping in Malaya was first published in 1898, and is a lively and entertaining account of the author'a travels in the Malay Peninsula, with fascinating insights into the colonial personalities and working conditions of the day. An urge to find his own nirvana in the hills for planting Arabica coffee evidently drove Rathborne's initial years in Malaya, and his chief legacy is his role in surveying for the alignments of the first long-distance roads in Malaysia.