Pulau Payar, Malaysia – Coral and Questions of Conservation

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Rate our ReviewsThirty kilometres south of the popular beach destination of Langkawi, is tiny Pulau Payar, a protected marine reserve that’s home to many kinds of sea life that you can’t find anywhere else in coastal Malaysia.  It’s uninhabited, and amenities and accommodations are minimal.  Your only option to stay overnight is to camp, and […]

Malaysia, Redang Island – A Time Capsule.

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Rate our ReviewsIt was a very hot summer afternoon in Paris. Vacation had just begun and many were heading towards the Mediterranean beaches. My grand  nieces who had won prizes in their class art competition, about nature, showed me the pictures that they had drawn. One pictured a hammock with their ends tied to two trees, […]

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia…….. The Forest Research institute

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Rate our ReviewsKuala Lumpur Malaysia……The tourist talk of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, center around its airports, trains, the twin towers, sky scrapers, shopping Malls, Chinatown, the Indian market, the food courts, the Hop on Hop off bus, the touch and go travel card and many more attractions.

Lion Dance at Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia

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Rate our ReviewsI was walking along the busy street of Bukit Bintang ,when I heard the sound of bangs and clangs. I headed towards the sound hoping to witness a Lion Dance. I was right, the troupe was in front of a business establishment, poised and ready not just to entertain but to bring good luck. […]

Food Crawling at Jalan Alor Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

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Rate our ReviewsThe first thought that entered my mind the moment I arrived at Bukit Bintang was  the fabulous array of food stalls in Jalan Alor. This street was like a normal thoroughfare in the morning with a few stalls offering their lunch specials. But at night, it transformed  into a food haven….yum yum yum, are the only words you […]