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Melaka (not malaka)

Melaka (not malaka)

Melaka – isn’t that the name people use to call someone a wanker? I think that’s spelled malaka. And it’s Greek, but this is Melaka. And it’s very far from being an idiot, no matter what the name conjures in my mind. My journey from Kuala Lumpur to Melaka (with an ‘e’) was very short […]

kuala lumpur

kuala lumpur

Posted from Cheras, Selangor, Malaysia. I have been wanting to go to Kuala Lumpur for years, a desire that was glamourized by my BASE jumping friends and their Petronas Towers expeditions. I have zero desire to jump off them, but it was a mythical land far far away I only knew by video that I […]

historic Georgetown

historic Georgetown

Posted from Perai, Penang, Malaysia. I don’t know where to begin. But from the moment I got to Georgetown in the state of Penang, Malaysia I knew I loved it here. The people are friendly, the food is delicious, the architecture is historic and it’s hot. Damn hot. The island of Penang is so much […]

Trang to Penang – entering Malaysia

Trang to Penang – entering Malaysia

Posted from Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kedah, Malaysia. After six weeks in Thailand I decided it was time to move on to the next country, magical Malaysia. But it wasn’t going to be a simple task. The problem I saw with getting from Koh Mook to Penang was timing. I was travelling over Songkran, the Thai […]

Vienna

Posted from Address not found. The train ride from Salzburg to Vienna is a short journey. There are a few train stations in Vienna, with trains departing and arriving from different locations. I wasn’t sure where my ticket would leave me, but the transportation system in the city is excellent and very straight forward to […]