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Penang

Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca, and also of one of the states of Malaysia, located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. The city Georgetown is the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia and traveller′s hub.

Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

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Milo

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Milo
popular beverage in Malaysia with chocolate and malt

Milo can be order hot or with ice (Milo Ais).



Milo on Wikipedia:

Milo is a milk beverage with chocolate and malt, produced by Nestlé and originating from Australia. It was developed by Thomas Mayne in 1934. Milo is also manufactured in other countries, including Malaysia (accounting for 90% of worldwide consumption of Milo), Singapore, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, New Zealand, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Africa, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Chile, Colombia, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Papua New Guinea and Syria. The name derives from the famous Greek athlete Milo of Crotona, after his legendary strength.

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