Return to Kuala Lumpur October 23rd 2018 The last time I was in Kuala Lumpur, I was confined to a bed with a bad back for almost a week. We had to skip a trip to Borneo (Sarawak) to see the famous orangutans. I was happy to get well enough to fly home, after Sheri nursed me back to some decent functionality. I have since had a minor back operation, and no worse for wear.
The main reason to re-visit KL is our friend A ... 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
Travels to all continents except Antarctica. Preference for do it yourself trips, meeting locals, and learning local customs and food. I have been doing a daily travel diary through email for the last several years(mostly Asia), and received many compliments from friends. I plan to visit the following in the years to come: Turkey, eastern Canada, and Bolivia. I drove most of the length of Chile with my golf buddy in September 2009. Several African countries and safaris in 2012. The Trans Siberian Railway was completed in May, 2014, from Vladivostok to Moscow, and on to St. Petersburg.... full info