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Jan 3, 2009 - Baling

Baling is so small and off the beaten track that it's not even in the Lonely Planet guide. It is about 60k from Alor Setar in northern Malaysia and is best described as Kampung - "village". Went up for a wedding on the 3rd January. A marriage between Muslim and Thai families, everyone there was Muslim, except me....I was also the only white guy.....in the whole town I suspect. The wedding itself is quite a brief affair, but the highlight is the food preparation. I woke up on the day of the wedding and a whole cow was outside on the table,...

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