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Bukit Besi Iron Ore Mine

As a child of Kinta Valley, I have always been fascinated with mining operations. I love visiting tin mines here in Perak and was delighted when I had the opportunity to visit the former iron ore mine at Bukit Besi in Dungun, Terengganu. I do not know how accurate this information is but it is believed ... continue reading »

Homestay Teluk Ketapang

Said to be the "best" homestay in the state of Terengganu, I have visited twice before, although have yet to spend a night there. Recently, I made yet another stop and was given a demonstration of the things that guests can do or learn there. The highlight of this trip was the Rambo Cruise, although I cannot ... continue reading »

Turtle Alley, Kuala Terengganu

Oct 15, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Turtle Alley

Turtle Alley in Kuala Terengganu, between Pasar Payang and Chinatown, is the pet project of turtle conservationist, Dr. Chan Eng Heng. This was our final stop in Kuala Terengganu, and I am glad we made an effort to visit. One could definitely see the passion, time and energy put into the alley, a reminder to ... continue reading »

Terengganu Trade Centre (TTC)

Oct 14, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Terengganu Trade Centre

The Terengganu Trade Centre, which is sharing space at the Planetarium in Kuala Terengganu, reminded me of those "Karnival Usahawan" in Greentown Mall on the occasional weekends, except that this trade fair is more permanent. The objective of Terengganu Trade Centre is to encourage the entrepreneurship spirit, with the motto, "One District, One Industry". At TTC, ... continue reading »

Payang Walk, Kuala Terengganu

Oct 11, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Travel, Videos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Payang Walk

Payang Walk, that's Payang Warisan ALam Kebudayaan, at Kuala Terengganu's popular Pasar Payang, is the city's own version of Malacca's famous Jonker Walk. First opened on 5th Oct, 2012, it is still an experimental project, for now opening only three days a week on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 6pm until midnight. Besides offering souvenirs, craft and ... continue reading »

Pulau Gemia (Gem Island), Terengganu

Oct 10, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Pulau Gemia

On our second day in Kuala Terengganu, we took a speed boat (about 20 minutes' ride) out to Pulau Gemia (Gem Island) from Marang jetty. This is a privately-owned island, some 800 metres north of the more popular Pulau Kapas (Cotton Island). As far as I know, the only resort on Pulau Gemia is the aptly ... continue reading »

Teluk Ketapang Homestay

Teluk Ketapang, a beach side community in Kuala Terengganu, offers one of the largest and best homestay programmes in the state of Terengganu. As homestays become more popular among tourists, home owners are more willing to open their homes to guests, not only for additional income, but also to expand their social circle. Unlike hotels, ... continue reading »

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