Langkawi, officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah (Malay:Langkawi Permata Kedah) is an archipelago of 104 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of the state of Kedah, which is adjacent to the Thai border. On July 15, 2008, Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah had consented to the change of name to Langkawi Permata Kedah in conjunction with his Golden JubileeCelebration. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of some 64,792, the only other inhabited island being nearby Pulau Tuba. Langkawi is also an administrative district with the town of Kuah as largest town. Langkawi is a duty-free island.

Two cable car rides to get up here.

The Sky bridge is definitely worth a visit as it provides beautiful vistas over the forest canopy and beyond.

Domiciled  at Zackry Guest House, and had a great time. So much so, a resolution  was made  to come back the following year.

Time was pressing as we needed to get down to the bottom of peninsular Malaysia  and then cross the border into the  Republic of Singapore.

Taking the fast ferry back to George Town and jumping  onto  an overnight sleeper bus headed south crossing into the Republic of  Singapore on the 03.12.2011 at 08 am.

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