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LETTERS: I read with dismay the development of a resort and spa on Fraser's Hill. My family and I have been loyal visitors to the hill station for decades. My school holidays were spent at Fraser's Hill, which we fondly adopted as our "kampung" as we were city kids who had no hometown to go to during the festive season. My friends often teased me for frequenting Fraser's Hill. Many of them made just a day-visit or went there only once, with the reasons being "nothing to do there", "nothing to eat" or "nothing to buy".
I believe that is what the Raub District Council is trying to "fix" — attract more tourists to generate revenue for Pahang. However, I think this may not be a good long-term strategy.
First of all, what makes Fraser's Hill attractive? Its value lies in its unspoiled nature and biodiversity. As such, it attracts people who are true lovers of nature and who revel in its beauty and tranquillity.
My family and I never felt bored in Fraser's Hill — we went jungle trekking and for long walks, barbequed under the stars, visited the now-defunct Jeriau waterfalls, played tennis, went bird watching and so on. I am sure there are many more like us who love Fraser's Hill the way it is.
To reiterate, Fraser's Hill is not for those who need bright lights, entertainment and shopping.
Once you try to attract such tourists to Fraser's Hill, over time these tourists, who do not appreciate nature, will end up destroying it.
The income that the state government generates is only for the short term. I hope that we have the foresight to see that value is measured not just in terms of monetary benefits, but also in terms of culture, heritage, and environment.
We have seen many development projects in Fraser's Hill ending in failure or becoming white elephants.
Why not gazette Fraser's Hill as a national heritage to preserve it for future generations? We do not know the value of what we have until we lose it. Please do not let this happen to Fraser's Hill.
Petaling Jaya, Selangor

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