Pulau Perhentian Besar Local Customs

  • A big fish in a net?
    A big fish in a net?
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    Malay 'kampung' house
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    How about an after lunch nap in a hammock?

    by backpackerbaby Updated Oct 9, 2004

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    Perhaps it's low season, locals were less busy and got more free time in the day. What's better than an after lunch nap? From my observation on the beach of Flora Bay, I saw at least 10 hammocks with people sleeping inside. What a life?

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    You can find hammocks at the shops inside Flora Bay Resort and that one next to Abdul's chalet. It's around RM25 each.

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    Put something on....please!

    by aqazi Written Sep 8, 2004

    I saw some people bathing in the nude which made me feel uncomfortable let alone the staff and people who live here. Malaysia is a muslim country and you should respect local traditions. Nude bathing is out, this is a fairly strict muslim area of Malaysia and you won't even find much alcohol available. I'm not sure I understand the mentaility of people who ignore the local communtiy when they go travelling.

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    Respect the locals

    by morninglory Written Jul 23, 2004

    Remember this is a Muslim country. Most locals may probably doesn't care much on what yo are wearing on the beach up to a certain level of nudiness. So girls, forget topless..as it is a sign of humiliation to the local people. I know the men popping their eyes out seeing half naked women. But the respects goes for the elderly :-) no offence.

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