Elephant No. 17: Batu Caves, Malaysia

After my two solo weeks in Indonesia, I met up with Alex in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Though we enjoyed visiting the sites of the city, especially the stunning Islamic Arts Museum, we found the city hard to get around on foot, with a distinct lack of pavements and crossings, and there frequently wasn’t a public transport option for where we were trying to get to. Also, the city was smothered in a thick smog, so we were keen to try and get out a bit to some greenery and fresh air. With this in mind, we made a trip to the Batu Caves on the outskirts of the city.  (more…)