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Location - South East Asia; Capital - Kuala Lumpur; Population - 28 million; Currency - Ringgit

I carried on south to peninsular Malaysia and took a ferry from Butterworth to Georgetown on the island of Penang, in December 1999.


malnoteMalaysian currency - the Ringgit










mal3Khoo Kongsi, a Chinese clan house in Georgetown, Penang



mal2Sri Mariamman temple, a Hindu temple in Georgetown $600 Bonus



mal1Fort Cornwallis, Georgetown
















mal4Batu Ferringhi beach, Penang
















mal6Walking through the Cameron Highlands, a hill station at an altitude of 1500 metres



mal5Travellers at Daniel's Lodge on a walk in the Cameron Highlands



mal8Merdeka Square with Menara Tower in the background, Kuala Lumpur















mal9The Petronas Towers and city environs, Kuala Lumpur

















mal9aView of Kuala Lumpur and the Straits of Melaka



mal10Batu Caves, a series of limestone caves just outside Kuala Lumpur




















mal11The entrance to Batu Caves
















mal12In Melaka's Town Square



mal12aThe Town Square - to the left is Christ Church, behind and right is Stadthuys town hall, Melaka



mal13The ruins of the Portuguese A Famosa, a fortress gate at the base of St Paul's Hill, Melaka

















mal14Chinatown area of Melaka
















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