Lying just north of the equator, Malaysia comprises Peninsular Malaysia and the states of Sabah Sarawak on the island of Borneo. A blend of east and west, of different lifestyles, cuisine's, architectural styles, peoples, religions, and attitudes, Malaysia is a fascinating and at times, bewildering country. The dynamism of Malaysia's cities contrasts with the tranquility of its diverse landscapes.
The adventurous visitor can ascend Southeast Asia's tallest building or climb the regions highest peak; taste the delights of the capital's cosmopolitan restaurants or sample Penang's famous hawker food; explore Asia's largest caves or trek through the oldest rainforests; browse in night markets or shop in the world's newest malls; relax in luxury hotels or sunbathe on perfect white sand beaches.
This book presents the many faces and facets of Malaysia through stunning photographs—from the capital of Kuala Lumpur and Penang Island to historic Malacca and culturally rich Kelantan. Malaysia's diverse flora and fauna, colorful festivals, and the charm of its people are also vividly captured in this pictorial memento.