Langkawi means island of the reddish-brown eagle in colloquial Malay. The Malay word for eagle is helang - which is shortened to "lang", while kawi is the name of a red stone used as a chalk to mark goods. The island has become a shelter for the eagle species including seagull eagle.
|Photo Location:||Langkawi Island, Malaysia|
|Copyright:||© GANESAN SADASIVAM|