Tag: Langkawi

  • Soaring high

    Soaring high

    On our last full day in Langkawi we walked 10 minutes down the road from our resort to Gunung Machinchang, the island’s second highest peak. We rode a giant, 2 km cable car to the top, where we stopped at two viewing platforms to look out over the mountainside and the Andaman Sea beyond. The…

  • Sharks? Yes, sharks!

    Sharks? Yes, sharks!

    On Saturday, we spent the day on Palau Payar, a small island and marine reserve, about 45 minutes from Langkawi. It was a chance for the three of us to snorkel and see some marine animals rather than more land based ones – and it was fantastic. Palau Payar is a beautiful, tiny little island,…

  • Ooh-la-la, Langkawi

    Ooh-la-la, Langkawi

    Yesterday was our first full day on the Malaysian island of Langkawi. We took Rowan on a tour of the mangrove forest, where we saw lots and lots of long-tailed macaques, white bellied sea eagles, and coral fish. We got to feed the coral fish pieces of bread from the boat out on the Andaman…