Monday, December 2, 2013

Tioman Island in Pahang, Malaysia

The simple pleasures of sea, sky and sand make Tioman island in Pahang a perfect holiday for the wary traveller.

This is postmarked in 2013 with a Malaysia stamp featuring flowers.

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Tioman Island is a small island located 32 km off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It has eight main villages, the largest and most populous being Kampung Tekek in the north. The densely forested island is sparsely inhabited, and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a popular scuba diving spot. There are also a lot of resorts and chalets around the island which has duty free status.

Its beaches were depicted in the 1958 movie, South Pacific as Bali Hai. In the 1970s, TIME Magazine selected Tioman as one of the world's most beautiful islands.

1 comment:

Kiron Manuel said...

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