Another Quick Visit to Kuala Lumpur April 9th 2015 Thank goodness I hadn't booked myself onto an early bus to Kuala Lumpur, as I was still shaky and not well when I boarded at 10.00am the next morning. Sitting in the bus terminal under Komtar, breathing in fumes and the lingering smell of cooked food from the eateries, certainly didn't help.
The coach had big, reclining, armchair style seats, three per row, and I fell into mine with a sigh of rel ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Wilayah Persekutuan » Kuala Lumpur 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
I'm looking forward to another visit to India in December 2019, this time with my sister Ginny. We fly into Hyderabad in central Southern India and depart from Amritsar in the North. In between we'll have 35 days to enjoy all the colour and chaos India has to offer. This isn't an organised tour, I have created our itinerary myself, visiting twelve fascinating destinations including Hampi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Orchha, and Khajuraho. We'll be sleeping on overnight trains, enjoying the luxury of a private driver for two sections of the trip and immersing ourselves in a vibrant culture very differ... full info