"Dallas, Texas of the East" Paka by Wild_Orchid

Paka Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 32 photos

Next to Kertih, which is the home of Petronas Refinery and its staff, is the town of Paka. The stretch from Kertih to Paka is filled with scenery of oil refineries and power stations-it's quite awesome!!

There is no other place that has this kind of scenery, except perhaps the oil town of Miri, in East Malaysia.

The town of Paka is among the larger in these parts. It has its own post office, a number of large schools, some shops, with a large shopping mall being built in the heart of town. It is also home to this quaint looking police station.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Awesome!
  • In a nutshell:It's all about OIL, baby!
  • Last visit to Paka: Dec 2004
  • Intro Updated Mar 27, 2005
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  • BlaTboy's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2006 at 1:53 AM

    WHY uh, WHY uh? Ah, maybe no play, play, and uh charge next time , no work for FREE ah!! =) hahahaha I will see what i can do, might take a day or so lah. Lots on the go now. Back to work lah!!! B-out, B-good, & B-whatever you wanna "B" just NOT "ME"

  • robertgaz's Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2006 at 12:42 AM

    Reminds me of Robert Duvall's line - I love the smell of napalm in the morning... ;~)

  • sayedaburas's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2005 at 7:33 PM

    Best regards & warm greetings.

  • mansionion's Profile Photo
    Jul 10, 2005 at 3:01 AM

    Paka and Kerteh is more or less the same place right? -m-

  • Levente_D's Profile Photo
    Jul 5, 2005 at 11:18 PM

    Selamat Pagi!

  • iwys's Profile Photo
    May 19, 2005 at 2:41 AM

    So you like kuching too.

  • mizzzthanggg's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2005 at 2:51 AM

    hahhhahaa... was gonna make a Paka page, but i see u have it all here already ;)))

  • l_joo's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2005 at 1:52 AM

    Oh yes, the nightlife here is 24 hour.

  • muddybok's Profile Photo
    Feb 17, 2005 at 5:58 AM

    Do you see my Catwoman? Tell her i missed her like cRazI liau & am keep looking for her!! Plssss!!!!

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2005 at 3:26 AM

    Thise cats are just adorable, great travelouges my wild orchid

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