Malaysia

Formula 1 Grand Prix: Now in Video!

Pardon the poor quality, but at least it captured the overwhelming sound well!

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F1 Malaysia Grand Prix

 

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Cameron Highlands Tea Estates

Of course, all of those hiking trails have to go to somewhere.  More often than not, it seems my path ended at a tea estate terraced up the hills and down to a single road in and out of the valley full of tea leaves. Not only do these make for a nice change from … Continue reading »

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Cameron Highlands Hiking

After having spent quite a bit of time in cities lately, a bit of nature was my first priority upon getting back to Malaysia. Just a few hours away from KL, the Cameron Highlands offered hiking to ease my travel-weary soul. Trails surround the main town of the Highlands, winding up mountains and down ravines … Continue reading »

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Budget: Peninsular Malaysia

Malaysia can be split broadly into two parts: Peninsular and Borneo. I’ve been to both, but Borneo was last summer before I started keeping serious track of my budgets. Borneo was a lot more expensive, in no small part due to all the excellent SCUBA and trekking opportunities. For now, though, Peninsular Malaysia over the … Continue reading »

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Journey As: Boat

Not to be forgotten, of course, is travel by boat.  When someone starts describing a trip on a slow boat down the Ayeyarwady River in northern Myanmar, how can I be expected to resist? The trip went exactly as might be imagined.  During the day, passengers with “deck” tickets crowd into every piece of shade … Continue reading »

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KL: NYE

Though the highlight of New Years’ Eve in Kuala Lumpur was the fireworks display, there was a bit more to it than just that.

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New Years Fireworks!

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