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Asia, Destinations, Malaysia, Travel Tips

Bed bugs and Bad Ethics

I had never met a bed bug until one afternoon in Kuala Lumpur. In the past eight years of extensive travels, I had heard many a tale about the terror of bed bugs. How they had ruined whole trips! And more seriously how difficult it is to get rid of bed bugs.

 

For those who haven’t really heard about bed bugs but don’t fancy a bug in the bed, they are more than just a harmless bug. They are the back packers nemesis.

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Asia, Destinations, Malaysia

Exploring the Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur

Whilst standing inside a cave, the smell of incense lingers from the Hindu temple to my right. A troop of monkeys linger on the cave wall to my left and the sun seeps into the cave from the hole in the roof. I’m just 13kms from the heart of Kuala Lumpur in the Batu caves.

 

Inside the Batu Cave is one of the most famous Hindu shrines outside of India.

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Asia, Destinations, Malaysia, Other

The Tree Tops of Kuala Lumpur

High in the tree tops, I walked along the rope bridge being at one with nature. Through the gaps in the trees I could hear the birds tweeting, see the greenery of the leaves against the bright blue sky and the tops of skyscrapers.

 

I’m in KL Forest Eco Park in the Heart of Kuala Lumpur in 9.3 hectares of forest where the rope walkways stretch between the trees.

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