After the brief spell of heat, the rain starts again and we rush under the shophouses five foot galleries. In Jalan Brunei we turn around and the four cafés on the four angles are all swarming with people, some eating, some looking around and some chattering. It may be the rain but it feels that people love to come back to Pudu.
instead of understanding and getting disoriented by changing your standards, your assumptions, a lot of the travel business today seems to be about selling cheap emotions about dirt and grubbiness. I suppose it is a much more bankable thing to do and easier to have your friends back home to wide open their eyes at.
Time is easy to fly : it is nice to float on this light, sit down for a dhal and naan or an ice kacang, leave the rush to tomorrow, business is done for today. And yet anytime soon those big high rises could step forward and crash these little specks of the past and bring us all into the dull uniformity of tomorrow.
We traveled across Malaysia maybe, but also through memories, forests, storms, immigrant boats and town squares, every place people would feel like to meet and enjoy together the day or dusk or night.
How many, traveling foreigners or Malaysians have noticed that Kuala Lumpur is surrounded by forested (still) mountains is a difficult bet. Surely not many. Thanks to its maze of flyovers, […]
Last Tuesday in KL we celebrated Wesak Day or the Buddha’s birthday and it was brilliant to discover how cool this festival was! It all starts in Brickfields where the […]
To complete the series about the mountains that circle KL but nobody notices because of the other buildings, crisscrossing and intersecting flyovers and link ways, these are some shots from […]
Just some quick snapshots of the water reserve nearby, mellow home for beeeaters, monitor lizards , sultan tits (another bird) and many more… Let ‘s hope Selangor Forest Reserve is […]
Out today for a small walk around the reserve , we have been immediately flooded by an enigmatic jasmine like smell which we could not identify . Then walking around […]
New Year brings in dry sun and one of the bluest skies since the last two months. The beauty of the blue is intoxicating and sparkling but at equatorial latitudes […]