A Palace, a Temple Tour, Banana Leaves, and More, Part 7

The previous evening, we had made our way up Menara KL Tower and watched a beautiful fountain show by the Petronas Twin Towers. Today, we thought it would be best to go around on our own temple tour while continuing to graze our way through the spicy delicacies that Kuala Lumpur had to offer. But … Continue reading A Palace, a Temple Tour, Banana Leaves, and More, Part 7

The Petronas Twin Towers Are a Treat at Night, Part 6

LAST TIME: During their adventures that morning in KL, our heroes had made their way past Lord Murugan into the Batu Caves only to confront his monkey henchmen! Later, the mysterious spirit-guide reappeared to recharge them for their journey through Merdeka Square and Masjid Jamek. All along, KL Tower and the Petronas Twin Towers haunted them in the distance. As … Continue reading The Petronas Twin Towers Are a Treat at Night, Part 6

Angry Monkeys Attack at Batu Caves (and Historical KL), Part 5

After our first full day in Malaysia, we were loving the food and loving the country. But today we had plans to visit the famous Batu Caves and other cultural attractions around central KL. So after eating breakfast (again, with kaya toast! delicious), we walked along until we got to the Komuter rail. Getting to … Continue reading Angry Monkeys Attack at Batu Caves (and Historical KL), Part 5

Great pancake snack stand on Petaling Street

Petaling Street in KL Is the Big Time (Or, Gimme a Whole Lotta’ Roti Prata, Part 4)

I'll be short: I was so excited for dinner at Petaling Street our first night in Malaysia, but it was totally sidetracked. The time it took getting out of the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was a bit of a bummer. From long lines at immigration, difficulties with an ATM, buying umbrellas and bug repellent, … Continue reading Petaling Street in KL Is the Big Time (Or, Gimme a Whole Lotta’ Roti Prata, Part 4)