Blog 254 More from Kuala Lumpur – April 2013

Current news- We have travelled to other end of Alaska and are now in Homer exploring for a little while. Our plan next is to head back through Anchorage then on to Valdez.

Below is the continuation of our Kuala Lumpur round up.We apologise for the lack of details on the blog but it is a way of catching up a bit and after all we were only tourists there.

Here are some street scenes from China town.

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 The Petronas towers from the outside were more beautiful lit up at night but the inside was spectacular.

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 The central market.

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Architecture throughout the city.

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KL's unusual central mosque

KL’s unusual central mosque


Street vendors.

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Ice cream salesman

Ice cream salesman

You know you are back in Asia when you find these.

You know you are back in Asia when you find these.

City life.


Street musicians

Street musicians

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Different modes of transport.

In Asia the whole family travels by motorcycle-together !

In Asia the whole family travels by motorcycle-together !

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Inside the monorail

Inside the monorail


One thing that made us laugh was the moped riders had their jackets on backwards, we presume because it was too hot to wear them normally but they needed to stop the draft as they rode.

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Our rainforest hostel in the heart of the city. Highly recommended, good friendly people, clean facilities.

Our hostel which was very good

Our hostel which was very good


Inside our Rainforest hostel, the breakfast /lounge area.

Our rainforest hostel

Our rainforest hostel

To sum up Kuala Lumpur great city, easy to get around and some good tourist sights to see. The only down side, the humidity, you break out in sweat just thinking about walking around.

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Kuala Lumpur airport was very modern and Malaysian airlines one of the best we’ve travelled by. It even had a tail cam so we could watch our take off and landing.

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Back on English soil.


Next up – Our brief trip home then on to Canada to meet our bike.



  1. #1 by Kev & Karen on July 22, 2013 - 8:33 pm

    Ha ha, maybe you’re right we never could ask anyone. Good to hear from you love to you both K & K xx

  2. #2 by chook on July 22, 2013 - 2:39 am

    I always believed they wore their jackets back to front to stop their shirts getting dirty

  3. #3 by Kev & Karen on July 21, 2013 - 7:40 pm

    Oh no, the humidity was almost unbearable at times but a great place none the less.
    Glad you can still find us on the old atlas.
    Love K & K

  4. #4 by Lyn Spain on July 20, 2013 - 10:48 pm

    Very colourful! & a bit like Hong-Kong was years ago maybe, with the markets etc butwithout the humidity-which is what they tell us we have to look forward to next week, after being scorched for a couple of weeks! I’ve still found you on the old Atlas!
    Keep away from the bears & trucks! Love M&D

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