Our next stop was Penang, or Pulau Pinang in Bahasa Malaysia, the country’s official language (pulau means island). Before arriving, I read in Lonely Planet something along the lines of: People go to Penang to eat. They think they go for another reason, but they’ll soon realize they’ve gone to Penang for the food. Naturally, Read Post
Malaysia was never really on our itinerary. For that matter, Singapore wasn’t either. But before we were able to apply for our Indian visas, we had to purchase an onward flight out of India. We bought the cheapest one-way ticket we could find, which was to Singapore on Air Asia. The way we would continue Read Post
The monkeys at Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia are especially aggressive, grabbing tourists drinks and publicly fornicating. They are funny to watch, though.
The world’s tallest statue of Murugan (140 feet high) guards the bottom of the Batu Caves. Located on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia we took public transportation to the Thaipusam stop. The audio is provided by musicians who perform inside the caves.