Difference between revisions of "Johor"
Revision as of 03:31, 13 February 2009
Despite its large size, most of Johor is covered with rubber and oil palm plantations, with few historical attractions or natural wonders. Most people just pass through on their way between Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and the islands of the East Coast.
Johor Bahru is on the Malaysian rail network and has an airport with good connections around Malaysia.
Virtually all transport in Johor radiates out from Johor Bahru.
Johor's culinary specialities include mee rebus, spicy noodles in sweet potato soup, and Johor laksa, an offbeat version of the ubiquitous noodle dish: in Johor's version, the usual rice noodles are replaced with spaghetti (yes, the real Italian deal) and topped with a thick paste of fish, onion, peanuts, chili peppers and spices.
Mee Rebus Stulang, Kacang Pol Haji, Sayur kangkung Cincin Mas and others will surely bring up the mood plus with the nicely done ABC special, cendol and other varieties of hot drink to choose from.
Crime Rates are high in the recent years. Do take note of your personal belongings while strolling along the streets. Do not dress up inappropriately (i.e. Thick Gold Necklace...)