TASIK KENYIR Nestled in the heart of Terengganu, and spanning over 209,199 hectares, Lake Kenyir is the largest man-made lake in South East Asia. This vast lake with 340 islands is surrounded by the world’s oldest rainforest with more than 14 cascading waterfalls, cooling waters, an idyllic fish sanctuary and habitat teeming with exotic wildlife.
Gaya Travel Magazine team will never get tired of Terengganu due to its bucolic, laid-back, fishing village vibe. In conjunction with Visit Terengganu Year 2017, why not travellers take the opportunity to visit and engage in activities that can only be experienced in Terengganu? 1. Combing and basking on Terengganu’s legendary beaches With a
The winds and sunny skies in the East Coast greeted the hot air balloon team with much excitement. Or so it seemed. Pilots Izzati and Atiqah Khairudin as well as their crews made their way to Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Terengganu for a balloon workshop. A group of 60 students gathered at the school field
Jeremy Koo and his Koo Racing Team proved unstoppable as they sailed his way to victory in the Liga Layar Malaysia 2013 final. Koo’s win meant that he will represent Malaysia in the Monsoon Cup for the fourth consecutive time, when it is held at the Ri-Yaz Heritage Resort & Spa here from Nov 25 till Nov 30. The 32-year-old skipper defeated Masyuri Rahmat’s Royal Malaysian Navy Match Racing Team 1 2-0 in a best-of-two match on Monday.
It is Masyuri Rahmat and his Royal Malaysian Navy Match Racing Team 1 versus Jeremy Koo, skipper of Koo Racing Team in the Liga Layar Malaysia final on Monday after the competition saw some exciting duels in Sunday’s second round robin and semi-finals match-ups.
This issue we feature the highly tasteful close up images of Terengganu craftsmanship on the cover, which are adapted from the cover of the recently launched ExxonMobil Subsidiaries in Malaysia Calendar 2013.
The placement of all of these elegantly rustic and gracefully aged wooden structures that were sourced from various places into one area allows guests to learn about the traditional Terengganu Malay architecture in greater detail, hence instil greater appreciation.
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.