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Little India

High Culture, Low Culture, Monkeys, and Ladyboys

July 8th 2007
From Kuala Lumpur, we decided to head north, going on the well worn, overland trail from Malaysia to Thailand. The obvious stop on the way was Penang Island, the oldest British settlement in Malaysia and a mini-backpacker mecca. While the spot seems kind of off the map for American tourists, it's become quite popular with tourists from the Arab world, wanting to visit a tropical, liberal Muslim co ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Penang

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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