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Posts tagged 'District of Kuala Langat'


I can't start to eat chips or I will have trouble stopping. This goes for all varieties of chips! Therefore, my visit to Ros Kerepek in Banting was a great temptation as I had trouble deciding what items to buy. I wanted them all! With this visit, I also understood, finally, why no matter how ... continue reading »

Kelanang Beach is just five minutes drive from the famed Morib Beach (Pantai Morib). I have no idea why one stretch of beach is more popular than the other where both are extensions of each other. The fact that this is the Strait of Malacca means that the water here is murky and the sand is ... continue reading »

No matter how I try to adapt to homestays in a kampung environment, I just can't get used to it. What can I say? I am a city girl through and through! I don't mind visiting, though, to see how much the homestay business has improved over the years! Our visit to Kampung Endah in Banting ... continue reading »

Bukit Jugra, Banting, Selangor

Sep 21, 2016 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel

Although Bukit Jugra (Jugra Hill) is not as high as Kuala Kubu Bharu's Bukit Batu Pahat which is 1400-foot above sea level, many paragliders come here to fly. In Malaysia, paragliding is a year-long sport but the wind is exceptionally strong in Bukit Jugra. Some pilots could soar for as long as thirty minutes in ... continue reading »

Originally a district police station-cum-jailhouse (Rumah Pasung) on the ground floor and a courtroom on the upper floor, this building functioned as such until the state government administration centre relocated from Jugra to Klang in 1882. It remained as a jailhouse up to 1890 when the Pudu Prison was built. On an area measuring about 20,000 ... continue reading »

Also known as Istana Bandar (Town Palace) and Istana 44 Bilik (Palace with 44 rooms), Alaeddin Palace (Istana Alaeddin) was built in 1899 and completed in 1905 by Sultan Alaeddin Suleiman Syah Ibni Almarhum Raja Muda Musa, the fifth Sultan of Selangor. Sultan Alaeddin, who designed this palace himself, resided here for about 33 years until ... continue reading »

Mausoleums and cemeteries are not my preferred vacation destinations but I don't deny that there are people who purposely look out for these, perhaps as a research topic. The royal mausoleum of Almarhum Sultan Abdul Samad on Jugra Hill is visited regularly by common folk. Maybe these are local people who continue to feel an affinity ... continue reading »

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