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Beyond its reputation as the most developed state of Malaysia, Selangor has its share of unique tourist destinations, marked by its tin-mining roots, existing natural attractions and over 100 years of history. Here are some spots in Selangor which are worth exploring. Island Villages of Port Klang Pulau Ketam remains a popular weekend getaway thanks to ... continue reading »

Batu Caves Hindu Temple

Batu Caves, with its limestone outcrop and three main caves that have been converted into Hindu temples and shrines, is the most popular Hindu place of worship outside of India. Thousands of people come to worship, or visit, but the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam, attracts the most people from all over Malaysia and even other countries. ... continue reading »

batik painting

I first tried my hand on batik painting during Malaysia Tourism Hunt 2012, at Noor Arfa Batik in Terengganu. It was one of the challenges that we had to over come. While some people find painting the batik therapeutic, I find it stressful. See, I am not creative and it takes a lot of effort ... continue reading »

Gua Damai Extreme Park

Gua Damai Extreme Park in Batu Caves is the place to go to whet your appetite for adventure. This extreme park, which offers rock climbing (179 routes), abseiling, jungle trekking, obstacle course, caving and camping, among other adventure outdoor activities, is also used as a training ground for mountain climbing. As the height of Gua Damai ... continue reading »

Selangor Culture Cove

Selangor Culture Cove, which was officially launched on 12th April, 2007 by the then Minister of Tourism, Y.B. Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, is just a stone's throw away from the Batu Caves Hindu temple. It is no surprise that Selangor Culture Cove, which is open daily from 9am - 5pm, is closed during ... continue reading »

Batu Caves Thaipusam 2011

Jan 21, 2011 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Panasonic Lumix DMC LX5
Thaipusam devotee with hooked back

After a long day, I am finally able to share with you some photos that were taken at Batu Caves on Thaipusam this year. Not only can you find millions of devotees there, Thaipusam at Batu Caves is also a good opportunity for shutterbugs to go for some serious street action. KTMB has made it ... continue reading »

KTM Komuter train service to Batu Caves

Finally, found a place to sit down and blog. I got to know of this train service late so too bad, by the time you read this, there is only one more train left to Batu Caves from Ipoh. There's still plenty of time, though, since the train will leave Ipoh today at only 4.15pm ... continue reading »

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