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~MVI~ (warped) Petronas Twin Towers
Lenny K Photography Kuching East Malaysia
Elviz Low My Lovely Hometown, Muar Malaysia
Bernard Spragg Sultan Ibrahim Building. Johor.Malaysia.
Lenny K Photography St Joseph Church Kuching Malaysia
Elviz Low Seri Warisan Bridge, Putrajaya Malaysia
Bernard Spragg Batu Caves. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Bernard Spragg Sultan Ibrahim Building. Johor.Malaysia.
Bernard Spragg Fishing Boats, Langkawi, Malaysia
Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia, located partly on a peninsula of the Asian mainland and partly on the northern third of the island of Borneo. West (peninsular) Malaysia shares a border with Thailand, is connected by a causeway and a bridge (the 'second link') to the island state of Singapore, and has coastlines on the South China Sea and the Straits of Malacca. East Malaysia (Borneo) shares land borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the nearby Philippines.

Chris Wary Sunrise Descent
Rusdhi Mohamad Mount Kinabalu
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Chris Wary Sunrise at 13,435 feet
Mike Prince Rafflesia keithii
Chris Wary Borneo in the Morning
berniedup Mount Kinabalu in the morning
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jongalli Lows Peak on Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia, Malaysia
berniedup Mount Kinabalu
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Mount Kinabalu is Borneo's tallest mountain. You can climb to the top of Low's Peak (4,095.2m or 13,435.7ft above sea level). The height of the mountain is often given as 4,101m but recent satellite imaging has proven this to be incorrect.
The mountain is sacred to locals. They believe that spirits of their ancestors inhabit the top of the mountain. Previously, a chicken was sacrificed at the peak every time a climb was made but these days this ceremony only happens once a year when only seven chickens are needed to appease the spirits.
Mount Kinabalu is known to be one of the most accessible mountains in the world. No specialized mountain climbing skills are required to ascend it. The trail that most tourists use is described as a 'trek and scramble'. Locals begin climbing the mountain from the age of 3 and the oldest person to reach the peak was 80 years old. However, how much one enjoys the climb depends strongly on how fit you are and how well you acclimatise to the thin air at the higher levels.
Nevertheless, the mountain can be a dangerous place, especially during the rain or when there is mist. On average, every year one person gets into severe difficulty out of the estimated 20,000 people who attempt the climb. The higher slopes can be very slippery when it rains and dense fog reduces visibility to a few feet.
Although it is possible to climb to the top and back in less than four hours, most climbers take two days, with an overnight break at Laban Rata (3,272.7m above sea level). The final attack on the peak takes place in the early hours of the second day (most begin at 2:30AM) in order to catch the sunrise at the top. By mid-morning the mist begins to roll in, obscuring the breath-taking views.
Climbing weather is best around the month of April while November and December brings rain. The temperature ranges from a comfortable 20-25°C at the main park to something approaching freezing near the top (depending on the weather). Bring clothing appropriate or else you will get cold and be miserable. If possible, climb during the full moon as it helps illuminate the white rope that marks out the climbing path.

Sipadan Island (Pulau Sipadan in Malay) lies off the east coast of Malaysian Borneo. The island is known above all for some of the best scuba diving anywhere in the world.

Petronas Twin Towers
Whiz Kris Petronas Twin Towers
Khan Khattak Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur
Gavin Anderson Petronas Twin Towers
David Berkowitz Petronas Towers - Twin Towers - Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, Malaysia
Perhaps the most iconic building of Malaysia and the tallest twin building in the world. Visitors first head up to the Skybridge at level 41-42, one of the highest suspended bridges in the world, before going up to level 86 to marvel at Kuala Lumpur from the observation deck. There are also displays and informational videos about the tower and its construction. Tickets can be purchased online or at the base of the tower. Do note that a ticket allows you access during a specific time block only and are limited, so either turn up early or purchase online in advance.

Bernard Spragg Batu Caves Sri Subramaniam Temple, Kuala Lumpur
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Photographing Travis Petronas Towers
Photographing Travis Petronas Towers at Sunset
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Christopher Crouzet Street Market, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, simply called KL by locals, is the federal capital and the largest city in Malaysia. Literally meaning muddy river confluence in Malay, Kuala Lumpur has grown from a small sleepy Chinese tin-mining village to a bustling metropolis of around 6.5 million (city-proper population of 1.8 million) in just 150 years. Kuala Lumpur is cultural melting pot with some of the world's cheapest 5-star hotels, impressive shopping districts, even better food and some of nature's wonders just an hour away, making this a dynamic city with much to offer.

An kid-friendly urban park surrounded by a concrete jungle. It boasts a children's pool and playground, walking/jogging tracks, a bird sanctuary, sculptures and 66 species of palm trees. Check out the lake symphony fountains which spray water up into the air. During the evening the fountains are the centrepiece of a light and music show at 20:00, 21:00 and 21:45.

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The capital of the state of Sabah located on the island of Borneo, this Malaysian city is a growing resort destination due to its proximity to tropical islands, lush rain forest and Mount Kinabalu. Constantly referred to as KK, it is located on the west coast of Sabah within the West Coast Division. KK is one of the smallest districts in Sabah but has the largest population and is the largest city in the state.
KK lies by the coast overlooking the South China Sea on a narrow flatland and occasional hills bordered by the Crocker Range which hosts Mount Kinabalu. Hence the urban sprawl is concentrated along the coast towards the north and south of the city.

Ah Wei (Lung Wei) 好烦也,一直叫人家看这里笑笑
Ah Wei (Lung Wei) Lim Jetty Blue hour.
Ah Wei (Lung Wei) 幸福是快乐,一种满足
Ah Wei (Lung Wei) 手牵手,一起走【东张西望】
Ah Wei (Lung Wei) Hello 姨姨姐姐叔叔哥哥们.
cat_collector George Town, Malaysia
Ah Wei (Lung Wei) Monkey 大圣年
George Town is the capital of the island and state of Penang, on the west coast of peninsular Malaysia. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, together with fellow former Straits Settlement, Malacca.

Merdeka Square
OzMark17 Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur (March 2012)
bob|P-&-S Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur
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IQRemix Merdeka Square - Kuala Lumpur
IQRemix Merdeka Square - Kuala Lumpur
IQRemix Merdeka Square - Kuala Lumpur
This square has a special place in the hearts of all Malaysian as it was here that the Union Jack was lowered for last time in 1957 and Malaysia gained her independence. Standing tall here is also one of the tallest flag poles in the world, measuring in at 100 m. Surrounding the area are host of historical structures like Sultan Abdul Samad building (see below) and the Old City Hall. The Royal Selangor Club and St. Mary's Cathedral are two famous landmarks nearby.

Masjid Negara
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phalinn Masjid Negara Kuala Lumpur
phalinn Masjid Negara Kuala Lumpur
phalinn Masjid Negara Kuala Lumpur
Masjid Negara is unique in that it incorporates Malay-Islamic rather than the usual Arabic-Islamic architecture. It is known for its conspicuous turquoise umbrella-like roof. A yellow umbrella is usually part of the royal regalia of the sultans of Malay kingdoms.