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Me Gusta Kuala Lumpur

When we left India, we arrived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where we felt in paradise by comparison. Kuala Lumpur is clean, the people are civilized, extreme poverty is not everywhere, transportation is efficient, food is prepared in a hygienic way, the lodging is more comfortable for the same money (or less)...and basically, Kuala Lumpur offers all the amenities you need to feel pleasant.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, shopping, Asia, Petronas Towers, food

Read More Posted By: Andrea 2/15/2012

Losing the Tongue

continued from "Holding the Tongue"...It was 20 hours to the border and I had just enough money to pay my exit fee. This meant my dinner, breakfast and lunch were leftover crackers and a bottle of water. Nigel had graciously payed my last lunch of Chinese food the day before. By the time I arrived, much later than expected, I still had another hour to travel.

taxis, shopping, public transportation, buses, Venezuela, food, Colombia

Read More Posted By: Brendon 10/11/2009

Holding the Tongue

As we rode the bus up and out of the city on Wednesday, the oranges and browns of the bricks and mortars disappeared, replaced by the greens and yellows of the countryside. I recognized the road almost immediately as the one I bussed in on nearly 2 months ago and my mind wandered to that eventful series of days...

taxis, Salto Angel, borders, shopping, public transportation, Venezuela, Colombia

Read More Posted By: Brendon 10/10/2009

a day in Bogota

Today's goal was rather epic: Be Productive. Or in other words, actually get some stuff done, as opposed to...whatever we've been doing (though to our credit, we did find a nice apartment, for cheap, which is no small feat).

taxis, Bogota, shopping, public transportation, food, Colombia

Read More Posted By: David 8/18/2009

random Brazilian differences

Often while traveling, I enjoy noting the differences between the way life functions in the country or city I am visiting compared to back home. Here is a collection of various things I've noticed over the past few months in Brasil.

beer, Rio de Janeiro, shopping, Brasil, drugs, weather, food

Read More Posted By: Brendon 7/10/2009