Hello, guys! I’m sorry for not adding new posts for such a long time! I really missed you during this time and I was right about to write a post several times, but… there was always something that changed my plans. To start with, I worked a lot. With so many new projects I was responsible for, I got really tired and exhausted. My work, however, didn’t prevent me from enjoying my passion for traveling. I’ve been to several countries during this time. If you travel as much as I do (and I bet, you do!), you shouldn’t be explained that there is sometimes no opportunity to find free Wi-Fi. That is another reason for my long absence. Fortunately, I’m back now and I’m ready to describe one of my journeys right now - the one that impressed me most of all. The journey I’m talking about is my recent vacation to Malaysia, namely to the capital of the country - Kuala Lumpur. General Impressions
To tell the truth, I’ve always dreamt of visiting Kuala Lumpur. This city (as well as Malaysia in general) attracted me by its mysterious atmosphere I’ve read so much about. As far as I
didn’t wish to travel so far alone, I invited my friends to join me and they agreed without any hesitations. We’ve made sure again how much in common we have. The route of our journey consisted of four destinations, namely Kuala Lumpur, sea rest on the Langkawi Island, Malacca and Singapore.
Kuala Lumpur was the number one destination on our list. We spent four days there, but that was not enough for us as there was so much we wanted to see. We lived in one of the Chow Kit condominiums, which was quite comfortable and spacious. There were two bedrooms, a large hall, two bathrooms and a kitchen there. Oh, and there was also a swimming pool in the yard. Our Travel Plan
Prior to planning the excursions, we’ve talked to the local residents and read a lot about the most remarkable highlights of the city. We realized that we had only four days and tried to make these days as remarkable and full of adventures as possible. The local dwellers recommended us to start our excursion with Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad. This is the residence of the sultan. Unfortunately, it was closed for reconstruction during
the time we stayed there, but it looked magnificent from the outside. I’m sure, it is really beautiful inside as well and I hope, I will manage to enjoy this beauty some day.
Right after that, we went to the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery to see the full-height city model there. We found that info at the website of the museum and planned to see the model with our own eyes. It was not difficult to find the gallery. The red «I love KL» symbol that is located not far from it was the major indicator for us. The model was really impressive, but, to tell the truth, I expected more from it. We were shown a short movie with the illumination of the model telling about the perspectives of the city development, but we didn’t have an opportunity to watch the model from all the sides, because the guide asked our group to leave the hall right after the movie was over. Anyway, we didn’t regret visiting the museum, because it was quite interesting there.
Having had a dinner in one of the local cafes, we went to the National Mosque. This is a beautiful and modern
building surrounded by the fountains. However, there was one thing we didn’t know about the Mosque. There was the service held there right when we visited the place, so, we didn’t have another choice but to wait for about 2.5 hours. Well, the service was quite boring and very long plus we didn’t understand a single word. So, we decided to visit the nearest Bird Park, even though, it wasn’t on our list. The park was located on the hill and we were really tired when we finally reached it. The Bird Park is not large, but it’s very green and cozy. We even saw the bird show and the process of feeding the eagles. That was so spectacular!
We were quite tired after the first day of our stay in Kuala Lumpur and decided to go back to the hotel, but one of the tourists told us about the evening dance show organized by the local artists in the Malaysia Tourism Center (Matic). We felt exhausted, but we couldn't miss such an opportunity. Where else can we see such a show? We were lucky to get to Matic on time, when the show was right about to start.
It was free, bright and really cheerful! The artists smiled all the time, sang traditional Malaysian songs and danced a lot. They also invited the tourists (including us) to join the show, so, we really had unforgettable time there.
Tired but pleased and impressed we got back to our apartment in the condominium to enjoy the view of Kuala Lumpur at sunset.
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