Hmmmm mixed feelings on Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur I did not like very much but Penang gave Malaysia some good points. I think my problem with KL was that I had come from Singapore which was very clean, not smelly Posted by samanthaforeman in The trip of a lifetime... | Mar 8, 2013
- Primate picsAfter we’d returned from the Kinabatangan river, we had time to pop back to the Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre. The afternoon feeding session was as good as the morning one we’d been to a few days earlier.
[img=http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8 Posted by ClareAndTom in Just a big holiday | Mar 5, 2013
- A few days in Kuala LumpurWe decided to take a breather from island life and spent 4 days getting our selves organised and stocking up on supplies in Kuala Lumpur. We had been to KL before and chose this city mainly because its the hub Posted by Waldos on Tour in Rice, Noodles and Kangaroos | Mar 4, 2013
- Ape expectationsWe had an informal rule while on the trip not to eat Western food. However, this rule didn’t apply at airports.
[sub]Tom took full advantage of the “airport rule” to enjoy a four burge Posted by ClareAndTom in Just a big holiday | Mar 3, 2013
- I'm Back!!!Finally, after settling down, I'd got my own time for Travellerspoint. Before this, I didn't have enough time even for myself.
Where should I start... Okay, before this, I was working in a 5 star hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Well, I Posted by opospa in From Tumpat to Tanjung Kupang | Mar 3, 2013
- Rudolph the Red Nosed ReindeerLeaving the UK during the Christmas period has its obvious advantages; not so much of the post-Christmas clean happens, you miss out on post-Christmas depression, and you miss the crazy antics of shoppers during the sales. However, there may be Posted by Jen90 in Mobbs On The Move | Feb 25, 2013
- Marvelous Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur & PenangWe arrived here in Kuala Lumpur about a week ago and went straight to Chinatown to look for a cheap place to stay. When we left the first Hostal, which was fully booked, a friendly looking man in the street Posted by KlötzOnTour in Asia2013 | Feb 25, 2013
- Beach LifeThere are a few sore heads this morning after an amazing weekend in Singapore with Sammy and Kat. We arrived on Friday after a 14 hour overnight train down from the Perinthians, and it was pretty clear from the outset Posted by RozandRob in The Trip | Feb 24, 2013
- Western Comfort and Eastern Illness: Malaysia and SingaporeTo bobble-head elephants with their trunks held in the air were dancing on the dashboard of a cramped mini van. I was sharing the backseat with a couple of giant Swedes, one of whom was falling asleep on my shoulder. Sigur Posted by bradenelsewhere in Braden is Elsewhere | Feb 22, 2013
- Sarawak Cultural Village - Day 94The cultural village was about 10 minutes walk from where we are staying so as the forecast was meant to be dry we decided to give it a visit. The show was quite good, it demonstrated dances from 4 or Posted by RoyandIngrid in Planes, Trains And Campervan | Feb 21, 2013
- From Bangkok to Khao SokSo there we were in Bangkok, 5am in the morning, 4 sheets to the wind and grappling with one of those conundrums that we thought had been consigned to our rapidly receding youth: go to bed for an hour or Posted by steakie in Pavee Murphy | Feb 20, 2013
- BorneoBorneo defies description. Sandakan has never recovered from WWII and all the post-war construction is covered with streaks of black mold/mildew. The high rise buildings have broken windows covered with sheets with MUCH clothing hanging on little lines; Posted by HopeEakins in Around the World with Bill and Hope | Feb 20, 2013
- Final Recollections from KLNational Museum, National Monument
[i]The Malayan Emergency was a guerrilla war fought between Commonwealth armed forces and the Malayan National Liberation Army (MNLA), the military arm of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP), from 1948 to 1960. - Posted by mrakymrak78 in Mark & Akiko's Eurasian adventure | Jan 12, 2013
- Hot KL nights
Day at the Petronas Towers
We were both eager to check out Petronas Towers and the surrounding area. Akiko had suggested Posted by mrakymrak78 in Mark & Akiko's Eurasian adventure | Jan 10, 2013
- The Beginning [b]NB: I wrote 90% of this while at work - sitting between an oafish security guard who would routinely stare at my computer screen for evidence that I was researching how to build a bomb, and a hyperactive mail room Posted by mrakymrak78 in Mark & Akiko's Eurasian adventure | Jan 8, 2013
- Permai Rainforest - Days 91- 93 We travelled the hour journey to Damai and the Permai Rainforest and our treehouse for the next 5 days. It was pouring with rain when we arrived but cleared enough in the afternoon for a short walk to see what Posted by RoyandIngrid in Planes, Trains And Campervan | Feb 18, 2013
- Tips of Borneo and the Islands BeyondI was doing vector research in Northern Borneo and managed to take time out to explore the tips of Borneo and some of the islands near the border of Philippines. The beaches were not frequented by visitors and it was Posted by canglingy in The Chronicles of Ling :) | Feb 17, 2013
- Kuching Orchid Garden - Day 90We took the small boat across the river today to visit the orchid gardens. They were beautiful, very clean with places to sit and relax and hardly anyone else there. We took our time wandering around. There was also a Posted by RoyandIngrid in Planes, Trains And Campervan | Feb 14, 2013
- Semenggoh Nature Reserve - Day 89Today we were determined to get the 1.00 bus to Semenggoh so got to the bus station way too early at 12.15. It was lucky we did as we got the last 2 seats and it left at 12.20 for Posted by RoyandIngrid in Planes, Trains And Campervan | Feb 13, 2013
- Bako National Park - Day 88We were up at 5.30 determined to get the 6.25 bus to Bako, even foregoing our really nice breakfast for it. As we walked to the bus stop in the pouring rain it sailed past us 15 minutes early. No Posted by RoyandIngrid in Planes, Trains And Campervan | Feb 12, 2013
- Kuching and Sarawak -Day 87Sunday we left Kota Kinabalu and Sabah for the 1 1/2 hour flight to Kuching the state capital of Sarawak which is the other Malaysian state in Borneo. Even though it is part of Malaysia you still get a stamp Posted by RoyandIngrid in Planes, Trains And Campervan | Feb 11, 2013
- KLFinally I got round to going to KL and I had the most amazingly fun weekend ever! I went on another organized trip – with the same guy that organized Bintan and Tioman. Again, I went along Posted by jennabeckett in Jenna's Singapore Diaries! | Feb 10, 2013
- Mamutik Revisited and KK Wetlands - Days 83 and 84Kota Kinabalu is quite a pleasant city but we have walked round most of it in the past few days, it doesn't take long. There are some quite interesting markets. We are trying to cut our spending here as we Posted by RoyandIngrid in Planes, Trains And Campervan | Feb 9, 2013
- The Batu Caves & Night shots of Petronas TowersWent out Yesterday to expolre the Batu Caves 8 miles north of Kuala Lumpur.
It is a place of worship dedidicated to the Hindu god, Murugan.
Also the shrine to Rama, who protects immigrants, along with the the shrine to Posted by studneski in Studneski Family 2013 World Trip | Feb 8, 2013
- MalaysiaWe arrived in Malaysia early on 30th Jan, and initial impressions were that it couldn't be more different from India and Sri Lanka. We took a high speed train into Kuala Lumpur where we were greeted by about six versions Posted by RozandRob in The Trip | Feb 7, 2013