The main strip running parallel to the beach on Cenang is everything but a nice place to hang out.
Here is a video of the beach before everyone descends on this packed stretch of sand. If you are wondering – the water is not crystal clear, it is not even clear.
On Cenang Beach in Langkawi you will find both luxury accommodation and backpacking dumps ranging in average price from MYR 1500 to MYR 60.
Frenchman Jeremy Marie has spent five years travelling over 100,000 miles around the world, relying all the way on the kindness of strangers for a free ride.
From trekking in 50C heat through the deserts of Sudan to braving temperatures of -20C while catching a lift in Kazakhstan, Mr Marie has visited over 71 countries.
See the world’s greatest cities through the eyes of the BBC reporters who live there. This amazing miniserie showcase some of the more interesting cities around the world. If you are planning a city holiday then this is a must see. A perfect intro-guide to a new world.
My favorite city is Mahe in the Seychelles.
Click on any link below and divulge in the smartly made video. Which city is your favorite?
Ho Chi Minh City
Rio de Janeiro
Venice beach, California
The ramshackle community, which according to one resident is owned by the State of California teacher’s union, takes its name from the giant concrete slabs it is built on. The alternative community is now home to almost 2,000 people include jobless and financially struggling recession refugees who can no longer pay for food and housing. A hundred or so are permanent residents.
Check out this documentary depicting this refugee camp for those that want to live an alternative life-style – the last place in the US for living free.
The concrete is all that’s left of the World War II training camp where a group of servicemen decided to stay put after it was decommissioned at the end of the war.
Helen Lloyd and Lars Bengtsson spent 2 weeks paddling 350km down the upper reaches of the Niger River in Guinea, from Faranah to Kouroussa, in February 2010.