A 'PERIBAHASA' OR MALAY PROVERB ( saying that each container may have different contents) and so in simple term each person has his own interest or inclination. Wondering around the countryside you will see many features. Among them people's focus on their housing. Some go for the expansive and the very modern while others just could not get far from the old traditions. Of course the old world charm is fast dwindling and disappearing but for the consciousness of some people who find their beauty all capturing and thus preservation become their characteristic trait. Langkawi is one zone where this dominating interest is alive and you will meet persons going out of their way to keep alive the artistic and architectural beauty of our traditional homes.
In earlier time this home would have seen a family being brought up with all shortcomings and difficulties. Yet many have passed this way and climbed even the ladder of success. Now with added convenience and good paint work it represents Malaysia's once prestigious home.
You have seen this building before in bright sunlight. Here it is caught in the twilight.
Now in Langkawi but it came from Tanah Besar. It meant dismantling and building again but for the love of it , it is done and now standing proud on the lagendary island
You may find such buildings around still but more often than not discarded and left to the ravages of nature.Here it is utilised and earning for the owner a good daily sum as guests would love to experience living in one.