Official Name: Malaysia
Established: 31 August 1957
Population: 32,730,000 (2020 estimate)
Religion: 61.3% Islam, 19.8% Buddhism, 9.2% Christianity, 6.3% Hinduism, 1.3% Chinese folk religion
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Order of Visit: Thirty-Eighth
First Visit: 30 September 2012
Last Visit: 6 October 2012
Duration: 7 Days
– Melaka: Colourful trishaw tour of China Town, trying Melaka Tree fruit, exploring 485 year old Taoism Temple
– Kuala Lumpur: The stunning Petronas Towers, the shopping experience, the Istana Negara (National Palace), the grand National Mosque, historic Freedom Square, the magnificent Batu Caves (and monkeys around it), fireflies at Kuala Selangor.
– Cameron Heights: The amazing mountain and valley landscapes, hiking through Mossy Forest, trying to shoot a native pipe weapon, a mesmerising butterfly farm.
– Penang: Funicular ride (a type of train), exploring Penang Hill, strong cocktails
Places Visited: Cameron Highlands, Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, Penang
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