Faces of
Malaysia
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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Amazing places to vitually walk, ride and swim in Malaysia

Google is sending their street view cams to most unlikely places. Here is a list of cool places to visit in Malaysia without (before) getting your feet wet and dirty

Canopy Walk, Taman Negara
walking along one of the longest canopy walks in the world. Find out more about the Canopy Walk here image: Google Street View
 

Langkawi Cable Car
virtual ride on the roof of the cable car. Find out more about the Cable Car hereimage: Google Street View
 

Sky Bridge, Langkawi
After you took the cable car, you might as well do a virtual walk on the SkyBrigde image: Google Street View

Genting Bay, off Tioman Island
How about a dive along the the corals of Genting Bay near Pulau Tioman? image: Google Street View

Mount Kinabalu
After the coral dive you can continue with hiking up to the highest mountain in Southeast Asia in Sabah (Borneo). Find out more about the Kinabalu National Park here image: Google Street View
 

Mangroves of Pulau Langkawi
Back to Peninsula Malaysia we continue with a cruise through the Mangrove forest of Langkawi Island. image: Google Street View