Morrissey’s lyrics “This is the costal town that they forgot to close down" flash through my head, as we enter Kuala Selangor. Like so many places in Malaysia, the town itself is rather banal. A series of townships along a speedway. Shopping centers without shoppers. Concrete without soul. Modernism without life. But it’s a nice, sunny Sunday – anything but “Silent and grey.” Our first stop is the Kuala Selangor State Park. In 1987 this little mangrove forest was supposed to
It’s funny to drive in a city that proudly advertises ‘PD motels’, ‘PD resorts’, ‘PD beaches’ and even ‘PD ostriches.’ Some French people might be disappointed to know that PD simply stands for Port Dickson. This is the closest beach to Kuala Lumpur (90 km) with a bit of a bad reputation. And indeed, the first sights aren’t very welcoming. The entire coastline seems filled with abandoned or half finished resorts – like ‘The Shining’ hotel was turned into a franchise. But befo
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Travel blog started in Malaysia, the land of the tapir. I am a creative with a passion for traveling. Ideally outdoor & off-the-beaten path. Here are my best travel tips and tales.