This Malaysian Island really is an interesting place to visit. After Thailand it felt like a different civilization: better streets, more cars, shopping malls, western food and above all the English language which is known but not spoken more or less by everyone. Culturally there are Indian influences and most of the residents are muslims. I experienced the people as helpful and easy-going. Unfortunately time didn’t grant us a detailed insight into the demographics and culture on Langkawi but a week is enough to check out the geography. The Island is quite big and is best discovered by scooter or car which can be rented on every corner without any hassle.

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