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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.

Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

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Bazaar Ramadhan Bukit Bintang

address: Jalan Sultan Ismail / Jalan Berangan, Bukit Bintang, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Bazaar-Rhamadan-Bukit-Bintang-busy.jpg, Street food market in Kuala Lumpur during the month of Ramadhan at the junction of Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail
Street food market in Kuala Lumpur during the month of Ramadhan at the junction of Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail

Ramadhan 2012:  20 July - 18 August


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Bazaar Ramadhan, Ain Arabia, Bukit Bintang
stalls at the corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Barangan with the gate to Ain Arabia


Bazaar Ramadhan Bukit Bintang
food stalls just in front of McDonald's in the early afteroon before it gets busy



Bazaar Ramadhan Bukit Bintang
Mixed Rice stall preparing for the crowd



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