Sun Inns Lagoon
Travel Blogs from Petaling Jaya
... by 'interrogating' the drivers. He asks many, many questions - from: are you married, do you have children, to questions about the politics and economy of the country! Most of the taxi drivers are affable, and don't mind answering questions at all. The highway to the Airport is such a lovely drive, ...
... we are currently and both loving it! I will put what we have been up to here in the next blog post as we're about to go on a little sunset cruise down the river Mekong...hard life ay! Byeeee xx Christie moments... (During an hour long power cut while trying to get ready for a night out) "Rach, if there's no electricity does that mean the toilet won't flush?" "Wow in this book it says that monks...wait isn't it munks? In here they've written ...
... green spaces within the
city. I escaped the hustle & crowds
by heading out early to take in the colonial beauty of Merdeka Square, the
National Museum, the Textile Museum and the 170 acre Tun Abdul Razak Heritage
Park. The park is an oasis within the city and easy walking distance from
Chinatown. The Batu Caves were
definitely my favorite part of KL. The
Hindus have long recognized Temple Cave as a deeply spiritual place. Despite ...
... religion, race and cuisine. Buddhism, Islam and Christianity are all openly practiced alongside each other, as Indian, Chinese, Malay and expat communities all co-exist. Almost every other country in the world could do to take note of Malaysia's diversity.
Kuala Lumpur, or KL, as it's known, is Malaysia's capital city, and proudly shows off its country's open-mindedness. It's not uncommon to find mosques, temples and churches all on the same street. It's been controlled ...
... of lime juice at Zam Zam, a Muslim cafe directly opposite Sultan Mosque, where I met John, a guy from Virginia who spoke to me because he was incredulous that I seemed to be enjoying what he perceived to be an extremely hot dish!
The curry was delicious and I happily paid my $5.50 and headed for Bugis MRT station to surprise Vivvy.
When I saw her coming I hid behind a couple of obliging women, then called out 'coo-ey' - three ...