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    Cultural and building conservation is also a good way to bring in the tourist dollar. The very beautiful and very traditional Aryani Resort is a good example. According to Raja Bahrin, the resort is full almost all year round, some tourists book one year in advance and 85 to 90% are visitors from UK, Germany and Scandinavia. What are they looking for? "These tourists are easy," Raja Bahrin says. "Give them privacy and good food and they're happy." The guests sleep at about 9pm. All the resort does is organise cultural performances from time to time, and have some soothing gamelan music at night.

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    Gears: Nikon D50, Vivitar 24mm f/2.0
    Location: Chinatown (Kampung Cina), Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
    Processing: Surprisingly very minimal actually just HSL with Adobe Lightroom

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    1. Kumasan 83 months ago | reply

      gorgeous light

    2. solbergsengen 83 months ago | reply

      Beautiful light, and very nice reflections.

    3. Mazrul.Hisyam 83 months ago | reply


    4. jmven 83 months ago | reply

      Nice landscaping congrats

    5. Shortcake_88 [deleted] 83 months ago | reply

      beautiful Capture!

    6. lucy huntzinger 83 months ago | reply

      Oh! That's so beautiful!

    7. mudpig 83 months ago | reply

      perfect landscape

    8. Munkeat Photography 83 months ago | reply

      Very nice....I saw a vivitar on your tag. Was this taken on a film camera ?

    9. Fadzly @ Shutterhack 83 months ago | reply

      Mun it was taken on D50 using a very old Vivitar lens 24mm f/2.0. Thank you for the visit, FYI I too really like your PP. ;)

    10. Finepixtrix 83 months ago | reply

      Incredible lighting. You've really captured the essence of this place.

    11. kayodeok 83 months ago | reply

      Very very beautiful with great light!

    12. nybbles 83 months ago | reply

      Your photos are awesome.. How do you do it?

    13. tom.hoops 83 months ago | reply

      You have some beautiful colours in your stream.

    14. Jaclyn Teh .. 80 months ago | reply

      Wow...very good..good....good...nice capture...

    15. ambo_az 76 months ago | reply

      comey sunggoh...

    16. nefotografas 73 months ago | reply

      wow...beautiful shot you have here....nice album....super!!!

    17. melcir.meri 71 months ago | reply

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    18. altshaaner 65 months ago | reply

      very diligent and talented photographer!

    19. Manarianz5 59 months ago | reply

      sungguh pro abang nie,,aryani resort mmg best,pergi ari tu raja bahrin belanja duk semalaman ngn family,,nice,,

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