A Malaysian Experience


The Straits Of Malacca In Beautiful Malaysia

Perhaps one of the most extreme examples of beauty can be found in the Strait of Malacca. This magnificent waterway provides the connection between the Andaman Sea, also known as the Indian Ocean, and the South China Sea, which is a part of the Pacific Ocean. This breathtaking strait runs between Sumatra, an island of Indonesia, and Peninsular, Malaysia. The very most Southern part of Thailand forms the border on the east. With Sumatra on the West and Peninsular and Thailand to the east, it is a major waterway connecting many different cultures and countries. The strait consists of 25,000 miles making it a waterway to be noted.

There can be no better place to begin your Malaysian experience than on the shores of the Malacca Strait.  It does not matter if you come when the sun is shinning, or when it is setting, beauty is everywhere.

The Strait of Malacca combines with the Singapore Strait providing the main route between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. There is no shorter way to move tankers between Japan in Asia and the Persian Gulf.

The Romantic Malay Peninsula

The Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort in Selangor, Malaysia is a Malaysian gem of elegance and adventure wrapped into one package. Your suite will be one of over 300 suites that are out over the water. They are very private and deluxe accommodations. Your beach front accommodation will provide you with a wealth of culture and all the adventure you desire. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is only a short drive away, taking about 40 minutes.

The food is suburb.  There are five restaurants and bars, plus one lounge. The choices are not quite endless, but they offer a vast array of refreshing drinks and many International favorites. You can relax by the pool and sip on a nice cool refreshing drink or even grab a bite at the pool side. Dine outside on the deck overlooking the water while enjoying the sunset and many different entertainment options. If you prefer, you can come on inside for dinner and dine in luxury while enjoying the air conditioned dinning room. There are a good selection of local Malay and Chinese specialties offered, as well as specialties from all over the world. If you prefer the seclusion of your private room, there is room service. It is Whatever you want to do, when you want to do it. This is a Malaysian gem!

Tasty Temptations From The Sea

Enjoy anything from the finest lobster, to the many fresh local fish, all kept on ice till they are cooked in any number of fine ways. The Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort, with it's five international restaurants, offer only the freshest fish. The fish is supplied from the local fisherman daily, as in all of Asia. Fresh means just off the boat. What an adventure in eating awaits you in this tiny corner of paradise!

Relax On The Deck Overlooking The Water

Relax by the water and enjoy your drink, or just enjoy the scenery that is all around you. Under the covering of the umbrella, you can even catch a short nap. Just want to rest and relax, maybe read a good book, the choices are endless. Whatever you enjoy doing as you gaze out over the water, the options are almost endless. Just lean back and relax, the choices are yours.

The National Monument overlooking Kuala Lumpur

Just a short walk from the magnificent Lake Gardens at Kuala Lumpur is this National Momment. The bronze sculpture was built to remember the sacrifice many brave soldiers made for the freedom of their country. This historic sculpture is one of the tallest groups of bronze sculptures. Another amazing mark in history.

There are many different attractions to do at Kuala Lumpur's National Monument. The beautiful Lake Gardens provide miles of greenery. It's lush vegetation is inviting to those who desire rest and relaxation from the concrete jungle of the business world. A short walk through the park from the monument and you will discover the spectacular Lake Gardens. There is not a garden so magnificent anywhere else in Malaysia.

Walking yet a little farther and you will discover the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park. This is one of the most renowned aviaries in the entire world with over 200 separate species represented among the more than 3,000 birds. Take time to do a photo shoot and feed the beautiful birds. Other major attractions the Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park with what seems like an endless variety of butterflies. Close by the Bird Park is the Kuala Lumpur Deer Park with several species of deer from all over the world on exhibit. Like the Bird Park, you are welcome to feed the animals and take photos.

Among the deep greens of Kuala Lumpur park you will find a beautiful Hibiscus Garden and an Orchid Garden with species of the Orchid plant from all over the world. If you are looking for beauty, you will find it among these two gardens that are just waiting to be discovered.

Central Market Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

The life of this iconic market began in 1888. It was then that Yap ah Loy, the Kapitan of the city at the time, built the wet market. This market served as a central landmark in colonial Kuala Lumpur. In the modern city of Kuala Lumpur this market continues to take an important place in the lives of the people. In the 1980s, the Malaysian Heritage Society campaigned to have the market relocated, saving it from almost certain demolition. Even to this day, this Central Market continues to be an iconic landmark. It is a major destination for locals and tourists, as well as those who just love the arts. If it is shopping you desire to do, then this is the perfect market. Inside it's walls you will discover local boutiques as well as major chain stores. It is the perfect place for the shopper of the family to spend a few hours searching for that perfect gift, or just to explore the many different and unique shops that you will find.

A Malaysian Experience - A person standing next to a body of water - Boating

Boating Through The Mangroves

Boating through the Mangrove Jungle in the Negeri Sembilan Peninsula Malaysia is an incredible experience. While the mangroves only make up about two percent of Malaysia, they are home to many species of mollusk, shrimp, crab, and a variety of other small fish. These are a major food source for the people living in the coastal communities. These dense and protected forests also provide a place for many different species of fish to hatch and grow into adults safely. Many of the fish found in the coral reefs, had their start in the mangroves. Shrimp, crab, and a variety of other small fish all had their beginnings in these dense waters. 

A Malaysian Experience - A body of water - Nature reserve

Mangrove jungle in Malaysia
The mangroves are the salt loving rain forests of the tropical seas. Trees and shrubs that love to exist in salt water call this dense tropical forest by the sea home. Not only is it one of the world's most diverse ecosystems, it is one of the most valuable. It also serves to protect the communities along the coast from many natural disasters. It certainly has earned a special place in the hearts of the local communities. The health of the community is often measured by the health of the mangrove.
The Seedlings Are Ready
The amazing mangroves are filled with seedling, ready to drop off and take root. This process continues and keeps the mangroves thick and lush. As the mangroves replenish themselves year after year, so their value as a storm break for the main island increases. The thicker the mangrove, the less that any tropical storm will harm the villages that depend on them for protection.
Gathering The Seedlings 
On occasion someone comes along to help the seedlings out. Eventually the seedlings will fall into the water and reproduce on their own, but a little help assures that more of the seedlings take root and grow. Sometimes it is just nice to receive a helping hand, as each seedling is very important to the ecosystem.
A Helping Hand

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