Faces of
Malaysia
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.

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.

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Kuching, Malaysia

Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

address: Semenggoh, 32km soutf of Kuching
Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, centre to rehabilitate orang-utans and other animals that have been injured, orphaned or illegally cages.
Baby Orang Utan (photo: Alex&Conni)
centre to rehabilitate orang-utans and other animals that have been injured, orphaned or illegally cages.

Watch Orang Utans

Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
centre for the study of orang utan biology and behaviour

Feeding takes place between 9.00-10.00am and between 3.00-3.30 pm.


From Kuching, take Sarawak Transport Company bus No. 6 which stops outside the main gate, from here it is a 20 minute walk to the Centre. The last return bus to Kuching is at 1700 hrs.

Links: Sarawak Forestry (detailed info)


Hotels in in Kuching
HOSTELS
in Kuching
Nomad Borneo Bed & Breakfast
The Nomad Bed & Breakfast is situated in the centre of Kuching City
Brookes Terrace
home style accommodation the center of Kuching
Attractions
Attractions

Chinwoo Swimming Pool, Kuala Lumpur

Big public swimming pool with cafe in downtown KL in a nice setting on a hill right between Chinatown and Bukit Bintang.

Kellie’s Castle, Ipoh

Kellie's Castle is the ruin of a mansion located near Batu Gajah, about 20min south of Ipoh. The abandoned and unfinished castled was built by the Scottish planter William Kellie Smith in the 1920ies in a mix of architecural styles.