Tag: Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur – Orchid gardens

After visiting the Batu Caves, we went to the orchid section of the botanical gardens in Kuala Lumpur. I have never seen so many beautiful kinds orchids in one place. The garden houses about 800 different kinds. A rock garden contains the terrestial flowers, while a half circle pergola houses the climbing orchids. My favorite was the banana orchid, it looks like a the peel of a very ripe banana! Picture gallery

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Kuala Lumpur – Batu Caves + delicious food

On our way to Indonesia, we met halfway in Kuala Lumpur and had a day there. In the late morning, we took the subway to the Batu Caves, a collection of natural limestone caves that house several Hindu temples just 30 minutes north of the city centre. The entrance of the caves line two massive statues, a green Hanuman and the world’s tallest statue of Lord Murugan being 42.7m high. The stairs are quite steep all the way up, but there are lots of monkeys that entertain you and try to steal your food. On the way down, there is

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