Perlis - A Northern Spectacle

Malaysia, Kangar Guide (B): Perlis - A Northern Spectacle

Imagine driving along a straight road towards the sunset, surrounded by a sea of golden paddy fields where the breeze moves the stalks like the ebb and flow of gentle waves.

Imagine facing an endless row of limestone hills, imperfectly carved with cracks and crevices that could be the gateway to a secret cavern or a secluded trail into the wilderness.

Imagine reaching the end of the road, be it at the shores of the Andaman Sea or the bustling border towns knowing that a step further leads to the Thai frontier and beyond.

This is what Perlis, the northwestern-most state of Peninsula Malaysia, has to offer. As part of a 5-day road trip up north with my wife last year, I set Perlis as an overnight trip where we drove around for the whole day and slept at the Kuala Perlis before heading back to Kedah the next day. In hindsight, I regretted the short length of stay because what Perlis lacks in attractions, it makes up in untouched beauty and unfettered freedom. Here’s a recap of my brief excursion into the state that never was. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Perlis - A Northern Spectacle
Guide Location: Malaysia » Kangar
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Padang Besar Syed Alwi Mosque Gua Kelam Medan Ikan Bakar Wang Kelian
Author: Danial Ariff Bin Ahmad Nordin
Read it on author's website: http://www.dansontheroad.com/2014/12/02/perlis-the-northern-spectacle/