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Kuala Lumpur: Chinese New Year  
   

Kuala Lumpur: Chinese New Year

It's the Year of the Ox, so Happy New Year. These guys were balancing on top of poles and throwing firecrackers around and dancing in the shops in Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown to bring good luck to the businesses there.
Colours, Smells and Noise

February 20th 2009
So Vietnam won the poll, for those of you that didn't spot my brief note at the bottom of the last entry. I've got a visa and have a flight booked as well, so I'll tell you all about it in another couple of weeks. But first... Kuala Lumpur Dad was stationed in Singapore when he was in the Navy in the late 50's. He'll have had Chinese food for the firs ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Selangor

Malaysian Flag During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
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