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Alor Setar

MALAYSIA | Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | Views [1202]

Alor Setar in the northern state of Kedah. The place sounded marginally more interesting than Ipoh and I figure I might as well have a look while in the country. At least I can claim to have done a full tour of the peninsular. The place is easy enough ... Read more >

Tags: alor setar, kedah, malaysia, mosque


MALAYSIA | Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | Views [1062]

Ipoh, the state capital of Perak. Even the brochures from the tourist office struggle to make this place sound exciting. I figure I'll pay a one day visit anyway, which would be enough time to see what's on offer. It also has the advantage of breaking ... Read more >

Tags: chinese, ipoh, malaysia

Tamen Negara - I'm an engineer, get me out of here.

MALAYSIA | Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | Views [1683]

I'd arranged a trip to Tamen Negara National Park through a travel agent in Kuala Lumpur for a not unreasonable RM840 (about 170) for 2 nights and 3 days. Tamen Negara means literally "National Park" in Malay and is a protected rainforest ... Read more >

Tags: hospital, malaysia, misadventures, night trekking, park, tamen negara, wildlife

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA | Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | Views [1109]

I flew in from Hong Kong and an uneventful 4 hour flight later, I'm in Kuala Lumpur. This place is $%^& humid. Rather than take a taxi to my hotel, I wanted to try out the KL Ekpres train from the airport into the city. The system is nearly 10 ... Read more >

Tags: batu, caves, chinatown, kuala lumpur, malaysia, twin tower

Malaysia Stopover

MALAYSIA | Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | Views [632]

For some strange reason, the options for direct flights from Hong Kong into New Delhi seem to centre around arriving in the early hours, well past midnight. Not really liking this option, I've taken the next worst option of selecting a flight that arrives ... Read more >

Tags: airport, kuala lumpur, malaysia, stopover

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