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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