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Kuta Beach

Picture Story

Leeya Amin - leeyayid [82]

Fun experience

Destinations: Bali | Singapore | Shandong | Melaka | Langkawi | Beijing | Johor | Kuching | Sarawak | Harbin | Kuala Lumpur | Bawean
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Backstage with a Chinese opera troupe in Penang, Malaysia    This baby’s bed is a backstage bassinet, and he has already heard more Chinese operas in his short lifetime than most of us ever will.

Backstage with a Chinese Opera

Elizabeth Briel - ebriel [964]

Chinese operas are a spectacle of light, color, and clashing cymbals, best viewed with a pair of earplugs. The costumes and scenery are sumptuous, the singers' warbles unearthly, and their painted...

Destinations: Malaysia
Topics: Culture | Martial Arts | Travel | People | Photography | Festivals | Fashion | Performing Arts | Art | For Kids
Inside Danga Bay entertainment center, Johor

Joyous in Johor

ARIEL ALEXIS - arnobs66 [1,232]

Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Destinations: Johor Bahru | Johor | Malaysia
Topics: Culture | Travel | Adventure | Photography | Art | Ancient History | Architecture
Sultan Abu Bakr Grand Palace and Museum, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Joyous in Johor

ARIEL ALEXIS - arnobs66 [1,232]

Not too long ago, going to Malaysia didn’t interest me. A recent visit to the Islamic city of Johor Bahru (or JB, for short) — my first time ever in that country — changed all that.

Destinations: Johor Bahru | Johor | Malaysia
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Art | Culture | People | Photography | Religion | Shopping | Ancient History | Architecture
The construction of homes remain unchanged. Reeds and Bamboo are used in the construction. The floor is mud caked into somewhat of a rigid structure, which serves as sleeping quarters

An Unexpected Visit to the Original People of Kerala

Yehuda Kovesh - cochinjew [251]

The Forest Dwelling Tribal People of Kerala are a distinct group of people, living in their world, as they have done for thousands of years. In the current rush to modernize unevenly in an India,...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Singapore | Vietnam | India | Cambodia
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Baliem valey's mummies

Carlo Ottaviano Casana - cocasana [40]

Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Hong Kong | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Burma | Indochina | Maldives | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Art | Photography | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Architecture

Enchanted by People Of The Land

Yam Siew Mei - VanessaYam [103]

If you think that the harvest festival in Lawas is no different from other festivals in Sarawak, you are wrong. Brace yourself for a delightful surprise. Despite being situated so far out reach, at...

Destinations: Malaysia | Sarawak
Topics: Culture | Festivals | Art

Keris - Is it merely a sword?

Ee Lin Wan - eelin [4,126]

The keris is synonymous with the Malay culture and way of life. The double-edged dagger is unique because it is only found within the Malay Archipelago. The keris is a dagger unique to Southern...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia | Indonesia | Jakarta
Topics: Traditions | Art
Miri's Oil-Well...first well to strike oil in Malaysia...

Miri, The City of Timber and Oil...

Wah Heng - wheng [3,001]

Miri is the third largest town in Sarawak, which is one of the two Malaysian states located on Borneo Island. Miri shares a common border with Brunei and Indonesia and a greater part of it comprises...

Destinations: Malaysia | Sarawak
Topics: Adventure | National Parks | Agriculture | Art | Nature | Ecotourism

Islamic Art in Malaysia

Nadia Ali - nali [86]

Islamic Art comes from the religion of Islam, which was formed from as long ago as the seventh century in the Middle East. It shows aspects of Islam in art form from metal-works, fabric, pottery,...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Art
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