Hearty plates of rice with assorted vegetables and a tasty faux-fish cake.
Marching a few blocks over to the Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple,we arrived just in time for the prayer service, which was attended by a smattering of the local South Indian population and was accompanied by pounding drums and the whimsical blasts of a clarinet.
The Central Market (Pasar Seni) pedestrian arcade. Notice the ubiquitous KFC sign.
Onwards to the Colonial District, where hulking Tudor mansions sit alongside magnificent Mughal-inspired, buildings.
KL Railway Station. Built in 1910 and spared Allied bombing during the waning months of WWII.
The KL Railway Administration Offices.
A partial city skyline view from the grassy expanse of Merdeka Square. Independence from Great Britain was proclaimed here in 1957.
KL is truly a multi-cultural mosaic of belief systems: mosques, temples, pagodas, and even the odd church can be found in this metropolis. Below, St. Mary's Anglican Cathedral (1909).
A late afternoon break at a cafe near the river. Malaysian iced coffee and coconut juice.
Gavin and a surreal statue representing the carnivorous pitcher plant, a native of the region.
Beers @ The Coliseum Cafe, a smoky Colonial throwback that has been underwhelming patrons for over 70 years.
A wander through the Masjid Jamek area, where colorful fabrics can be purchased by the bagfull.
Dinner at a random, yet tasty Burmese restaurant. We stepped in purely for the novelty factor, but found the food to be quite good.
Fried Chicken. Good around the world.