Jan/Feb 2012. Issue 7.1 - An Architecture of a Lost Kingdom - Terrapuri

Jan/Feb 2012. Issue 7.1 – An Architecture of a Lost Kingdom – Terrapuri



As Gaya Travel team entered Terrapuri, we felt we were being magically transported back to the times of Langkasuka, an ancient Malay kingdom based in Pattani (now part of Thailand) that stretched down to Terengganu at the south and Kedah on the west. The resort sports colours that are raw, honest, earthen and natural, which invoke guests’ reverence towards the greatness of nature, upon which the traditional Malay life hinges upon. We also learned that traditional Malay civilisation was found on the basis of respecting nature and working with it, thus the Malay architectural principles and design sensibilities always take into account natural elements such as wind, water and earth.

COVER STORY
Terrapuri Heritage Village, Penarik, Terengganu

Kembara Cuti Cuti 1Malaysia - Negeri Sembilan

Kembara Cuti Cuti 1Malaysia – Negeri Sembilan

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island

Cherating

Cherating

DESTINATIONS
Adelaide: Part 2: Kangaroo Island
Kembara Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia – Negeri Sembilan
Seville
Teratak River View
Cherating
Kembara Cuti-Cuti 1Malaysia – Johor

DEPARTMENTS
Tourism Personality

GAYA SHOP
Johor Premium Outlets

GAYA OUT
Serai
Putrajaya Shangri-La Spa

GAYA TRAVELLER
2012 Getaway Selections

GAYA VACATION
South Korea
Putrajaya

TRAVEL ANECDOTES by Art Fazil

HOTELS & RESORTS
Premier Wing – Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Putrajaya Shangri-La
Lexis Port Dickson

SNAPSHOTS

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