Category Archives: Malaysia

Happy Birthday Ruthie

We will be on an airplane all day today. Australia is farther away than it looks! With a layover in Kuala Lumpur, we don’t actually get to Australia until tomorrow.

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Off to Thailand

After a tense morning with Howie, I went to the Khoo Kongsi temple. It is a large Chinese temple built to be hidden by row houses and shops for protection. Then we boarded the overnight train to Bangkok – a … Continue reading

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Heritage walk

We walked around the world heritage center of Georgetown. We saw the outside of Kapitan Keling Mosque and Mahamariamman Temple. We toured the Teochew Temple. We then toured a business producing bird nest products with a soup sample. A tour … Continue reading

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Slow express train north

The title says it all.

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Long journey back to civilization

Water taxi Wooden dugout boat Bus Lunch Bus

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Better food

We had a free morning, so we separated. Howie looked for insects, I looked for….. guess what? In the afternoon, we took a very nice boat ride to a very small waterfalls. For both lunch and dinner we skipped the … Continue reading

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Very busy day

We can’t take many days like today. Hike to the longest canopy walkway in the world, then hike up the hill. After lunch, boat ride to the native village and a ‘shoot the rapids’ boat ride. After dinner, a night … Continue reading

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Journey to the end of the world

With a stop to visit some wild caves, it takes all day to reach the oldest rainforest in the world – Taman Negara. We bailed at wiggling on our stomachs to get into a cave. When we finally arrived at … Continue reading

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Choo choo to Malaysia

We took the train from the Singapore border to Kuala Lumpur. The train arrived only 45 minutes late.

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