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TravelPod Member ReviewsApple Hotel Kuala Lumpur
beautiful hotel, purple paint, nice lobby. quirky layout, bit of a rabbit warren. room was very cramped, but nicely furnished. basically like living in a closet. but the bathroom was strangely spacious. easy to walk from there to everything in central KL.
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... succumbed to eating McDonald's. When we finally found an open spot we enjoyed some excellent Indian food, and used the WiFi to learn that it was the day after Ramadan, and hence a national holiday (this proved more of an issue in Indonesia, our next stop).
With Nicole's hangriness in check, we headed to the KL bird Park, one of the top rated destinations in the city, which proved a quite entertaining stop. The park is the largest open air ...
... through the extensive palm-tree plantations to "China Town" for cheap accommodation and food. WE WERE HUNGRY. The tictacs and gum did NOT suffice on the plane as adequate nutrition, as we first thought, but it provided pretty good entertainment when Emma decided to down the whole lot of gum.
We dodged the endless cracks and oddly-placed steps of the sidewalks and arrived at Petaling Street ...
... to the National Museum to take in the history of the region, from the first occupation of Indian Hindu's to the British Colonial rule and independence. Kuala Lumpar is a city of contradiction. A city longing to be modern with the amenities of the western world but still wanting to keep it's toe in the old with the traditions and segregation of the past. Only time will tell which will win out.
... and I took great joy in realising a Nandos was nearby for dinner! I woke up a little late the next day and headed first to the post office to send home a parcel of Bangkok shopping (there had been yet another public holiday in Thailand on the day I left meaning I couldn't use the post and had to cart it all to Malaysia with me and pay more for it!) and then to the Petronas Twin Towers which looked just as spectacular in real life as they do in the photos...BUT you need to ...
I feel like the best way to get to know a city is to look up the big famous buildings and walk to them seeing what you come across on the way. This is how we got a feel for KL. First we walked to the Petronis Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world. It was about a fifteen minute walk in which we made two conclusions about KL. One it is so fast food orientated and two it has the worse road rules. Mopeds just drive in the middle of ...