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Day 147:  Passport is Packed

Day 147: Anticipating America

Day 147: Passport is Packed
Dear America, I hope this letter finds you well. I know it has been a long time since I last wrote, and I should probably apologize. Has it really been nearly 3 years? Can time really pass that fast? At first, I felt like you were gone… behind me… because I had bigger and better… Read more
May 28, 2011 · Continue Reading · 7
shopping in KL

Day 142: Shopping in Kuala Lumpur Could be Fun

Day 142: What I did buy while shopping in KL
For my boyfriend and his family, a trip to Malaysia entails three things: visiting relatives, eating and shopping. This generally isn’t my normal idea of a holiday because I don’t have relatives abroad and I don’t have the money to spend on shopping (or at least I don’t allocate the… Read more
May 25, 2011 · Continue Reading · 1
final cendol malaysia

Day 140: On Cendols and Ais Kacangs

Day 140: My Final Cendol in Malaysia
I’ve stated before that I’m not really big on Malaysian food as a whole because, well, they like to put seafood or prawn flavor in just about anything, even my chicken soup. I find it really difficult to explain to seafood likers that this is a big issue for me, and for Pat,… Read more
May 23, 2011 · Continue Reading · 3
choosing your fate

Day 139: Choosing Your Fate in Malaysia — Sweet or Super Sweet

Day 139: Choosing my level of gula melaka sweetness
The best cendol I had during my entire trip in Malaysia was at a food court restaurant where I was given the gula melaka in a separate container to simply choose my desired level of cendol sweetness. There was no stopping halfway because I simply couldn’t stomach anymore sweet sugar flavor.… Read more
May 23, 2011 · Continue Reading · 4
river cruise

Day 136: Smashing Out Malacca in Half a Day

Day 136: Waiting for the monorail
For not really arriving in Malacca (Melaka) until about two in the afternoon, we sure did manage to smash out quite a bit of it during the rest of the day. I’m talking monorail, river cruise, hotel check-in, crocodile park, an afternoon coffee, Jonker Street walk, chicken rice dinner, cendol dessert, and a luxurious… Read more
May 18, 2011 · Continue Reading · 0

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