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    The Perhentians – A Secret Malaysian Paradise

    WELCOME TO THE BEACH A travel journey – As seen on 1972 Blog ⇷☓⇸ In the depths of early morning we arrived in the middle of nowhere, Malaysia. Eight hours by bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Besut, we descended the steps, looking haggard onto a deserted forecourt with our backpacks and a sense of uncertainty. We had been told that we would be dropped off at the ferry terminal where a boat would take us to paradise, also known as the Perhentian Islands, but there was no water in sight. In typical Asian fashion, we had paid to be taken close to our destination but not exactly where we…

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    The Top 10 Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur

    THE HEART OF MALAYSIA ⇷☓⇸ Also known as KL, you cant visit Malaysia without stopping here and enjoying its hustle and bustle. With so many places to eat, shop and explore, you would be silly not spend at least a few days here admiring its certain charm. With a whole mix of cultures (Indian, Malay, Western and Chinese) it creates a unique balance that leaves you wanting more. Here are some of my top 10 places to check out:   1. Petronas Towers Probably the most famous tourist attraction, the towers dominate the KL skyline at an impressive 451, high, with a bridge that joins the two on levels 41…