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Taman Negara – Rainforest Canopy Walks, Floating Restaurants and Leeches…So Many Leeches

Taman Negara – Rainforest Canopy Walks, Floating Restaurants and Leeches…So Many Leeches

Having our previous two hiking attempts foiled – the first in Nepal and the second in Yogyakarta after the trail we were supposed to take up a volcano was closed because a local fell in (yes, fell into the volcano) – we were determined to get back into the wilderness. In KL we had done some reading on that country’s crown jewel of National Parks – Taman Negara – and decided that’s where we’d end the
Kuala Lumpur & Batu Caves – This Post Is Mostly About Thieving Monkeys…And Queso Dip

Kuala Lumpur & Batu Caves – This Post Is Mostly About Thieving Monkeys…And Queso Dip

After our wonderful stay in Indonesia we hopped on one of Air Asia’s delightfully cheap flights destined for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s shiny, ultra-modern (oil funded) capital city. We spent a couple days in KL wandering around its glitzy shopping malls and pristinely manicured parks. One afternoon our bus was accosted by a man who appeared to be the Muslim equivalent of the Westboro Baptist Church – his ranting was in Malay but based on the fact