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Urban jungle to natural rainforest – with added tea…central Malaysia.

Kuala lumpur – capital city of malaysia – an urban sprawl where ultra modern highrises nestle neatly alongside run down colonial buildings, where traditional chinese medical practitioners share a pavement with sari shops, and every lane or alleyway no matter how narrow or grotty has delicious looking food stalls. Arriving in KL a little after midnight by bus, we didnt see much when we first arrived but instead settled into our clean and comfortable hostel suzies place for a well deserved rest. Its central location in chinatown was perfect for exploring the city- and the next day after some kaya toast (kaya is a thick coconut jam which is spread generously on bread) we headed off to see what the city had to offer.



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