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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 .

Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

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Malay Nasi Campur

food style, restaurant type | Malay Nasi Campur, literally Mixed Rice, is a buffet-style arrangement of various Malay dishes

Steam Boat

food style | Chinese similar to fondue where raw ingredients are thrown in a soup until they are ready to eat

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Satay

side dish | Indonesian, Malay marinated dices of meat on bamboo skewers grilled over charcoal fire, served with a spicy peanut sauce

Wantan Mee

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese mee noodles with wantan (dumplings with minced meat)

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