Travel Blogs from Batu Caves, Malaysia

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The mountainous climb, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

The mountainous climb

A travel blog entry by mitz24

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For a very cheap train train and free entrance a trip to the Batu Caves is very worthwhile. They are located on the outskirts of KL. In my opinion the caves are a definite must see while in KL just to either see the golden structure of Lord Murugan ...

Babel fish on tour, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Babel fish on tour

A travel blog entry by jawad

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The Batu Caves are relatively easy to get to if you know where to catch the bus from. We caught the 11D from outside the Bangkok Bank in Chinatown. There are other buses that go there (we caught the 69 coming back) but the 11D is regular enough at 15 ...

Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur & Batu Caves, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur & Batu Caves

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... we started heading back because all of us were pretty tired. Day 1: April 29, 2014 Since we didn´t manage to explore the Batu Caves during our previous visit to KL we decided to set it right. To be more specific, this sightseeing plan involved only me ...

The Hinduist ethics and the spirit of consumerism, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

The Hinduist ethics and the spirit of consumerism

A travel blog entry by ifranz

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... but everything changes after a night of sleep and some good experiences.   This morning I decided to give a try to Batu Caves, a complex of shrines built in a stunning set of caves surrounded by tropical trees and lakes. Climbing 272 steps ...

KL continued...., Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

KL continued....

A travel blog entry by hcleighton

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... world's largest beer tankard standing at over 6ft and able to hold approx 3000L. Party time! After this we went to the Batu Caves which I was looking forward to. There's a big golden hindu statue thing outside these massive limestone caves. 272 steps up ...

Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia

A travel blog entry by venoth

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On the way back from Genting Highlands, we had a stop over at Batu Caves as we came down using the Karak Highway. Over the years, Batu Caves has become more of a tourist destination than a place of worship. Hopefully, it does not become like ...

An Enchanting Moment At A Lovely Dam, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

An Enchanting Moment At A Lovely Dam

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... outdoor shooting sprees where they get to charge the clients more than indoor shooting, this is picking up very well in Malaysia, mainly influenced by the Chinese community and slowly followed by the Indians and now recently, the Malays too. Besides ...

Batu / Suria, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Batu / Suria

A travel blog entry by pses

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The afternoon started with Elliot and I taking a visit to Batu Caves, a spectacular limestone rock formation that has been converted into a Hindu temple.  Sharon wasn't particularly keen and Sammy was worn out from flexing by the KLCC Pool, so it was ...

hook, line and sinker, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

hook, line and sinker

A travel blog entry by bronwenrolls

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... exaggerated shadows and topsy-turvy? That was what it was like walking through parked and deserted cars on a motor way to the Batu Caves.  Everyone was heading in the same direction, thousands of people, everyone focused on the task in hand and only ...

The Stairway to Heaven?, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

The Stairway to Heaven?

A travel blog entry by francesandrew

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... . Ben bought some Indian sweets from the nearby stall before we headed out looking for a taxi. The first driver that we met inside the Batu Caves complex quoted RM35!! Hell no. So we headed out and were met by a taxi driver who asked us how much we paid ...

Batu Caves, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Caves

A travel blog entry by jeroen

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Our first trip out of the city (well, 13 kilometres away) was to the Batu Caves, 'discovered' around 1880 by an Englishman and used by Hindus as a location for Malaysia's most important temple since then. A huge statue and a marble-floored temple ...

To the Bat(u) Cave, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

To the Bat(u) Cave

A travel blog entry by rudders

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... sun -Noel Coward The last day off work before we go back to cleaning out the Orang-Utans. Just before lunch we caught a taxi to Batu Caves. To quote indirectly from LP: "The caves were discovered by an American in the 1880's and a short time later a small ...

Higher Grounds, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Higher Grounds

A travel blog entry by lj.oz

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... in front of the biggest opening, Temple Cave. It is the focal point of Hindu festival of Thaipusam in Malaysia. Rising almost 100 m above the ground, the Batu Caves temple complex consists of three main caves and a few smaller ones. To reach it, we had ...

Batu Caves & KL, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Caves & KL

A travel blog entry by misocutlet

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... I still hate the city due to the experience.  However, if I had to pick out a good attraction of Kuala Lumpur, it must be Batu Caves and visiting the caves was Jon's idea. The caves had a Hindu temple with long stairs and a lot of monkeys. ...

Crazy Indians celebrate Thaipusam, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Crazy Indians celebrate Thaipusam

A travel blog entry by colochisima

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... wie beispielsweise vegetarischer Kost, kein Sex oder Schlafen auf dem harten Boden. Tag und Nacht strömen die Menschen zu den Batu Caves und erklimmen die 272 Stufen zum Tempel. Das können wir uns natürlich nicht entgehen lassen! Da wir aber Angst um ...

Batu Caves, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Caves

A travel blog entry by koolkev88

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2 day Trip to Melaka, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

2 day Trip to Melaka

A travel blog entry by sherrenka

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Melaka was founded in the 14th century by a Hindu prince from Sumatra named Parameswara. It was dominated by the Portuguese in 1511 and the Dutch in 1641 and then the British in 1795. Malaysia became independent in ...

Selamat Datang Ke Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Selamat Datang Ke Kuala Lumpur

A travel blog entry by emsys

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... We travelled in the 'koc wanita' (ladies coach) although a) there were still men in there and b) we aren't very ladylike. Batu caves were awesome. There's a huge statue outside, then it's 227 steps up to the caves which are full ...

Aug 29, 2010, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Aug 29, 2010

A travel blog entry by adela-nicholas

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Batu Caves and Firefly's, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Caves and Firefly's

A travel blog entry by katemel

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After quite a nice sleep-in we ate breakfast then went straight to the Batu caves. We'd organised to get a taxi last night so it was all ready and waiting. Once there we got out and the taxi driver showed us to the ticket booth. We bought our tickets ...

Professional Practice, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Professional Practice

A travel blog entry by kam_ac3000

1. Built your own house. So, give your best effort in every endeavour for the company. 2. Ethical practice is attached with RICS name. So, keep the practice. 3. Planning is a very important tool. So, always plan ...

Day 5 in KL, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Day 5 in KL

A travel blog entry by rennie-brewers

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... along by 2 bulls. As the traditional abode of Lord Muruga is a hill or mountain, in Kuala Lumpur this grand procession culminates at Batu Caves where many devotees carry the image of Lord Muruga up 272 steps to the temple cave. Many also carry 'kavadis' - ...

Thaipusam - a Hindu Festival, Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia travel blog

Thaipusam - a Hindu Festival

A travel blog entry by anabellesalvo

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... holiday in several states in Malaysia, including Selangor, Penang, Johor Bahru, Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur. The temple at Batu Caves, near Kuala Lumpur, often attracts over one million devotees and tens of thousands of tourists [2]. The procession to ...

Batu Caves, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Caves

A travel blog entry by astorixx

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... how they dye and make the batiks, then the next 15 mins dodging sales people in the factory shop! A narrow escape... The Batu Caves were amazing. Enormous and so worth a look. Unfortunately what is a beautiful site has been desecrated by shops... in the ...

Thaipusam, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Thaipusam

A travel blog entry by wcyeoh

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Thaipusam is an annual Hindu festival which draws the largest gathering in Malaysia.  Several hundred devotees spear their cheeks with long, shiny steel rods and pierce their chests and backs with small, hook-like needles in penance.  Viewer's ...

Matta Fair 2013, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Matta Fair 2013

A travel blog entry by joechoe27

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Today's newspaper started to have lots of advertisement by travel agencies promoting their tour and travel services. It is Matta Fair again this weekend. It is time to trigger the desire to go ...

hi, Batu caves, Malaysia travel blog

hi

A travel blog entry by lovefynaz

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Batu Caves, Malaysia, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Caves, Malaysia

A travel blog entry by jonnyscottblair

... round the globe. The next post on here will be all about Malaysia's capital city...Kuala Lumpur. What was it? - The Batu Caves Where was it? - Batu, Malaysia What are they? - Ancient caves where Hindu's have worshipped What's so special? - Once a year (in ...

Batu Caves, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Batu Caves

A travel blog entry by hollyandstewart

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... We were going to the Indian Embassy today, but found that it is virtually impossible to get one here. So instead we visited the Batu Caves, a limestone hill full of caves and cave temples. The cave is a Hindu temple, almost 400 million years old. The ...

Malaysia, Batu Caves, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia

A travel blog entry by ste91

Batu ...

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