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Lake Kenyir (Tasik Kenyir)

Apr 24, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Kenyir Lake

Spanning almost 210,000 hectares, nestled in the heart of the east coast state of Terengganu, Lake Kenyir is Southeast Asia's largest man-made lake. Stretching as far west as Kelantan and as far south to Pahang, Kenyir reminds me of Belum/Temenggor in Perak, where the primary mode of transport is by boat. With 340 islands dotting the ... continue reading »

Grand Puteri Hotel Kuala Terengganu

As one of the official hotels of Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival 2014, some delegates, including yours truly, were put up at the hotel for a week. Located along Jalan Masjid Abidin, and adjacent to Masjid Abidin (also known as Masjid Besar or Masjid Putih - Terengganu's oldest mosque), this hotel, which was opened for business ... continue reading »

Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival 2014

It was no mean feat by the Terengganu State Government and its official media partner Gaya Travel Magazine to bring together 100 local and 100 international media representatives from 31 countries to participate in the inaugural Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival. While squid jigging (candat sotong) is an annual event in this east coast state, it ... continue reading »

squid jigging candat sotong

While visiting Terengganu recently, off we went on a squid jigging (candat sotong) trip, one of the most popular activities to indulge in while in this East Coast state. Travelling for an hour in a fishing boat, about 8km from Marang Jetty heading towards Pulau Kapas, my group of eight plus a boat crew of two ... continue reading »

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