Tag Archives: malaysia

Crossing Thailand Border by motorcycle

During the hectic time of getting my motorcycle out of the port, I wondered if I would ever get out of Malaysia. Time flies and now my time in the country has come to an end. It has sort of … Continue reading

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Exploring Penang: Art, locals at work, and my favorite market in Penang

For a couple nights I moved over to Georgetown, the capital city on the island, which was named after Britain’s King George III. It was founded in 1786 by a trader from the British East India Company. In 2008 it … Continue reading

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Exploring Penang: National Park, Temples, and Clan Jetties

The 230km to Penang were a bit tough with brain that only had a couple hours sleep and a belly that digested some low quality alcohol. As the road curved and weaved back down out of the highlands, the humidity … Continue reading

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Destruction of Cameron Highlands by greed, at least there’s a Jungle Bar

My first stop in Malaysia was the Cameron Highlands. It’s about 220km to Tanah Rata, the little town where most traveler stay. It’s a good base for exploring all the trails in the area, has cheap accommodation, and anything else … Continue reading

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Leaving new family and making dreams happen

It was hard to be in Kuala Lumpur for so long when I was all jacked up to get on the road, but the good part about spending an extended time in a place is the the new family you … Continue reading

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Shipping a motorcycle Part II: Figuring out Malaysia

After two weeks in Kuala Lumper I decided to take things into my own hands. The first week was no big deal because I anticipated this for unloading and inspections. The following week I was led in ten different directions … Continue reading

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Does anybody in Malaysia know anything?

I’ve been in Kuala Lumpur for two weeks now. From everything I was told, it was supposed to take about three or four days. I’ve been all over Asia, and don’t know why I got my hopes up. Ask one … Continue reading

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Kuala Lumpur: Food heaven and strange stories

Big cities turn me into a night owl. Especially the large cities in SE Asia. My body clock gets out of whack and I end up going to bed around sunrise and sleeping till the afternoon. I flew up to … Continue reading

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