"Where heaven and earth meets" Pulau Langkawi by bpacker

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A Dive / Poetic Journal

Langkawi's skies and sleepy blue waters are seamless. You can't tell where heaven and earth meets sometimes. Everywhere I went, I was struck by the tranquility of the little island that had its fair share of storms and curses in the past. Be it exploring her underwater gardens or lush waterfalls, Langkawi is truly heaven on earth.

Beach near Mutiara Hotel

Langkawi's gems are not centred within her many touristy attractions but hidden quietly in the hills and seas. Of course I'm drawing some flak here but who can disagree about the beauty of her white sand beaches? All will beckon to you like a siren to stay a little longer. And under those waters lies another hidden world...

Beautiful Sea Creatures

Lots of beautiful sea creatures lie under Langkawi jade green waters, particularly near the protected marine sanctuary of Pulau Payar. For years, only the British Navy had access to this place but now it is opened to the public. Look what I saw when I was there!!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:idyllic place to unwind and let time stand still
  • Cons:i can't think of anything at the moment.
  • In a nutshell:A little bit of heaven on earth......
  • Last visit to Pulau Langkawi: May 2003
  • Intro Updated Dec 16, 2004
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  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2007 at 8:05 AM

    great page Glen!

  • jenaikes's Profile Photo
    Jan 16, 2007 at 10:16 AM

    Checking out your langkawi pages.. prob heading there Mon-Thurs next week. U mentioned Eagle watching? Who should i sign up with to go?

  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2006 at 10:17 AM

    Very informative page on Langkawi. The island has many wonders above and below the sea. This is a great place to get in some birdwatching also .

  • idahayat's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2006 at 3:20 AM

    Am trying to break the comfort zone my hubby is in. His not the adventurers type, but mention Langkawi as a place he wants to see. Hope this will come thru. Great tips Glen!

  • preadhead's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2006 at 8:34 PM

    Definately go to Tanjung Rhu. We had our 30 year anniversay honeymoon there. It was fabulous! ;-) Helen

  • dfactor's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2006 at 12:40 AM

    The cable car system.

  • b_c_k's Profile Photo
    Jan 15, 2006 at 6:11 PM

    hi, great tips and plcs. although i've been there, this is good info for me when i go there with my parents during cny...

  • Designerartgirl's Profile Photo
    Dec 7, 2005 at 4:14 PM

    Love your underwater pics, i know what u mean about the hard to get them, sometimes u need to try like 3 times to get the right shot :) but u got it spot on ! Keep adding to them, and keep diving! Sx

  • lilies2005's Profile Photo
    Jun 2, 2005 at 11:21 PM

    I love your Visual Poetry page.. stunning pictures to go along with your soothing poems :) I am gg this aug..can u tell me the best places in langkawi? tks & greetings

  • sweetie_inc's Profile Photo
    Apr 6, 2005 at 7:29 AM

    hi! your langkawi page is great! Lots of great tips. Hope to visit the place 1 day. Really wanna try diving there... The sharks pic is great..

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