Magnificent Malaysia – Culture Rich Asia

Lifestyle and Sights of Malaysia

Article on Malaysian lifestyle in a nutshell. Food, markets, street life and nightlife.
 
twin towers of petronas towers malaysia
 
Twin Towers – Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur
 
Of all the sights in Malaysia the towering twin peaks of Petronas has to be one very popular sight. At one time not so long ago they were known as the tallest buildings in the world, from 1998 to 2004 these awesome skyscrapers retained the heavyweight title of highest buildings in the world until they were knocked down a peg or two by the Taipei 101.
 
towering petronas towers at night
 
An awesome feeling to be stood below this architectural wonder
 
national landmark petronas towers night photography
 
Landmark of Kuala Lumpur
 
 
With its pretty lights…
 
Malaysia is also famous for its wide variety of culinary dishes and the street food takes some beating too. Wether you are into Malay, Indian or Chinese there is no shortage of beautiful dishes.
 
malaysia food on the streets
 
Malaysian Food
 
chicken curry malaysia food style
 
Chicken Curry
 
 
Fried Chicken
 
malaysian street food
 
Spoilt for Choice!
 
 
Self Service – Malaysian Street Food
 
Although Malaysia is a predominantly Muslim country it is hard to stop the tender tentacles of Buddhism wrapping themselves around any willing devotee. You can see lots of Buddhist Temples along with Mosques churches and Hindu temples.
 
The Burning of Buddhist Prayers
 
buddhist malaysia and burning incense
 
Incense
 
 
Daily Prayers
 
Markets are another speciality to be found in Malaysia. Vibrant and exciting with lots of interesting characters, foodstuffs, produce and items for sale.
 
 
Panic buying!
 
 
Traditional Footwear
 
 
Cashback
 
butcher on market in malaysia
 
The Butcher
 
 
Cloggs
 
 
Malay Rickshaw
 
You may come across allsorts of oddities in Malaysia, things that make you smile, people that make you feel good, food that tantalises the taste buds and sights generally that will blow you away.
 
 
Many uses for Malaysian Rubber
 
 
Orangutan House
 
 
Chinese Influence
 
 
Kuala Lumpur Graffiti
 
 
Larger than Life
 
 
Malaysian Nightlife – Too Quiet?
 
So if you haven’t already been and you get the chance you should go and enjoy the sights, the smells, the scenery, the beaches, the mountains and the lovely hospitable poeples of Malaysia.

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4 Responses

  1. Senad R
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    Great Photos Anthony! What a amazing place to visit and wonder around, great job my friend!

  2. Noushka,
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    PS: Great banner!!!

  3. Noushka,
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    I took a few days to have enough time to comeback and comment alls these wonderful pictures!
    2, 3 and 4 are fantastically graphic and would deserve a prize!
    All the others are highly colorful, interesting and a witness to different ways of life.
    The last one is a must also!
    You don't publish often, but when you do it is awesome!
    Hope to see more soon!
    Keep well, cheers!

  4. Antony
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    Many thanks for you're great comments. Hope to be posting more very soon……

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