Faces of
Malaysia
Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

Gunung Mulu National Park

The Gunung Mulu National Park in Borneo (near Miri) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with caves and karst formations. The caves are home to over 5 million bats who exit the caves in search for food every evening in a spectacular way.

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Mosque and Minaret

federal_mosque.jpg, There are mosques all around in a country with more 50% being Muslim (up to almost 100% in the rural areas of the peninsula).
There are mosques all around in a country with more 50% being Muslim (up to almost 100% in the rural areas of the peninsula).

The next mosque is never far a away and you are likely to hear the call to prayers at some point of the day. The mosque on the photo here is the Federal Mosque (Masjid Wilaya) in Kuala Lumpur.



photo:
Cameron Highlands, on track 9A
Cameron Highlands
on track 9A