Monthly Archives: November 2011

Langkawi Wildlife Park: Must Visit

    .      Formerly known as the Langkawi Bird Park, the place has expanded since its’ opening in December 2002 and has been renamed as the [..]

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“Lang” + “kawi” = Reddish Brown Eagle

    .      If the Rizal Monument in Luneta defines the Manila skyline, then the huge Eagle statue in the Eagle’s Square in the main town of Kuah [..]

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Pulau Payar: Langkawi’s Marine Sanctuary

    .      A “marine sanctuary”, or more properly called “Marine Protected Areas”, are regions in which human activity has been placed under some restrictions in [..]

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Pulau Dayang Bunting: A Beautiful Lake

           Pulau Dayang Bunting, literally means “Island of the Pregnant Maiden“, is the third island we visited in our island-hopping tour of Langkawi – after swimming [..]

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Pulau Singa Besar: Eagle Sanctuary

    .      I have never seen so many eagles in one place at the same time.  Not even in the zoos that I have visited. [..]

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Pulau Beras Basah: Our Own Private Island

          According to our tourist guide, there are 99 islands in Langkawi (high tide count perhaps since I read somewhere that there are 104 islands).  You could [..]

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Cheap Eats in Langkawi

        Aside from travel photography, we also enjoy eating local foods in the places we visit.  We are happiest when we walk in an unpretentious eating place and [..]

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