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Jalan Kampung Hulu, Kampung Dua, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia
My travel companion wasn’t incredibly excited about our hike out to the island’s floating mosque. I’m not sure why; there’s nothing quite as enjoyable as a 12km hike when you’re weighed down by a couple hundred pounds of camera gear. Interesting...
Jalan Imbi, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
After the Batu Caves and before you hit the night markets, make your way to the Chinese Temple. Built in the 1980s, the temple is used for weddings and other services and home to a garden of giant, plastic Zodiac symbols. There's really nice views...
Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia
A mere 95 meters over 4,000, Mount Kinabalu is just high enough to really feel rewarding after a scramble to the summit. The trek to the top starts at Kinabalu National Park Headquarters, where there is an all you can eat buffet restaurant, a gift...
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Severely dehydrated, severely under-dressed, severely cold (the sum of these parts means, of course, that I am severely stupid) my travel partner and I dragged our sorry carcasses through the woods and over rocks in the dead of night in search of...
Jalan Perdana, Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
As Malaysia is a Muslim country, mosques can be found everywhere. One of the most famous mosques in K.L. is Masjid Negara (the National Mosque). It was built in 1965, and can accommodate some 15,000 worshippers. This photo is of the Mihrab. It's a...
Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia
Arriving at the Batu Caves north of Kuala Lumpur, you're immediately struck by the colossal golden statue of Lord Murugan standing guard near the entrance. Some two hundred and seventy-two rather steep steps lead to the top (not an easy climb on a...
68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia
For a morning or afternoon retreat from center city Kuala Lumpar, take public transit or a 15-minute taxi ride to the Batu Caves. There's no charge to climb the 200+ stairs of this Hindi worship landmark and see the remarkable statue, take in the...
Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Besut, Terengganu, Malaysia
A visit to the Perhentian Islands is a must if you find yourself in Malaysia and want some beach time! If you want a nice quaint island stay on Perhentian Besar. If you are looking for more action then stay on Perhentian Kecil, but even Kecil is...
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