Malacca, a historic town Tuesday 19th February

As it was only had a short day today we tried to delay our start but still managed to leave by half nine, not very good at stopping in bed.

We continued along the small beach road, no traffic and lovely sea views this continued for a while until there was an army checkpoint, we now know the route planner cannot distinguish between a public road and one through the middle of an Army Base!

Cue the cat photograph, feeling very pleased with itself

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Kuala Lumpur (Burkit Bintang) Tuesday 5th February

Happy Chinese New Year, it is the year of the Pig.

The Chinese New Year is a national holiday here, nearly 21% of the 31,000,000 population of Malaysia is of Chinese ethnicity. This meant the roads were all very quiet as we cycled in to Kuala Lumpur, the short 22 kilometre cycle turned out to be really nice not the chaotic stream of cars we were expecting.

Lots of construction everywhere

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