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Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

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Paper Tosai

snack | Indian, Mamak
Paper Tosai, Paper Tosai
Paper Tosai
crispy version of a Tosai

This crispy tosai is served rolled up or as cone in a huge size.



Where to find?
Mamak stalls and restaurants

Paper Tosai, Paper Tosai
Paper Tosai






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Thosai

southern Indian crepe made of rice and dhal

Roti Tissue

very creative type of Roti Canai - cripsy and sweet

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