Malaysia | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Most believe the Sun Bears are named for the golden crest on their chest, which resembles a rising sun. They also have an uncommonly long, thin tongue, which is used to probe logs and scoop up insects as it curls back up.

At high noon, I stood on the viewing platform at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Center in Sabah, Borneo. In the intense humidity, rivers of sweat streamed down my face and...

Human like behavior of orangutans at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre on the island of Borneo

Humans have long been fascinated by all members of the ape family. Orangutans, second largest of the apes after gorillas, rank extremely high on our fascination meter. There’s no mystery about...

Wild Borneo! Orangutans swing through the trees at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

“Say hello to the orange ones,” my friend said when he dropped me at the airport. He was referring to orangutans, known for their distinctive orange color and endangered status. For...

The historic Kuala Lumpur Railway Station

I rounded a corner and stopped in my tracks. The old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station stretched before me in all her glory. Her lacy white skirts were tatted with horseshoe, ogee,...

National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur

I was hot, tired, and sweaty after a day of exploring the Colonial Walk along the Gombak River in central Kuala Lumpur. I could have hopped on the Metro, but the...

Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Mosque, which stands on the spot where the city was founded, is one of the top tourist attractions of Kuala Lumpur and the focal point for the River of Life Project

Kuala Lumpur, capital of the Southeast Asian country of Malaysia, has always been a “pass-through” destination for me. Either I never made it out of the airport during long layovers, or...