Lorong Burma, Penang

Lorong Burma, Penang

In Penang's Lorong Burma, a Thai and Burmese temple face each other, each holding court with their own history and splendor. Dhammikarama (Burmese) has a giant standing Buddha, Wat Chaiyamangalaram (Thai) has one of the longest reclining Buddhas in the world. I didn't grow up going to temples, thus the massive figures, ornate details, and [...]

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Batu Caves, Selangor, May 2019

Batu Caves, Selangor, May 2019

Thrilled to be back in Batu Caves after seven years!

Beautiful whatever you believe in

Batu Cave

Batu Cave

Of my weekend in the land of mountains

Read my blog posts about Malaysia (from my old site) Part 1: KL and Batu Caves Part 2: Melaka Part 3: Perdana Lake Gardens Singapore Sidetrip 2012 My first morning of do-nothingness since coming back from a Malaysia / Singapore weekend, and I spent it (as usual), updating my social projections (i.e. the blog and [...]