Is Lenggong the next hot tourist spot?

By Julia Tan, Photography STRC USM

December 2014 ADVERTORIAL
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View of Raban Lake.
It’s not easy promoting and packaging a place as a tourism destination, even if an 11,000-yearold skeleton – the oldest in Malaysia – had been found there. That is what USM’s Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster and Centre for Archaeological Research has to do.Most Malaysians would have heard of Lembah Bujang and its Hindu-Buddhist settlement that goes back to possibly as early as the year 110, but what about its lesser-known and much older historical counterpart, Lenggong Valley? While it is...

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Julia Tan

went to primary and secondary school at Convent Pulau Tikus before continuing sixth form at St. Xavier’s Institution; any other school was out of the question. She misses the fried rice at the school canteen, and laments the passing of the wan tan mee lady.

Photography STRC USM