|Into the forest. As usual, these photos|
never quite capture the real steepness
|Part of the waterfall's cascade, glimpsed from the trail|
|A small sample of the hordes of people at each and every|
pool of the waterfall's multiple tiers
And oddly enough, my friends were literally the only Chinese folks there (and naturally, I was the only white guy). I asked about this — why in this verdant natural setting, were there only throngs of Malays present — and was only somewhat jokingly told that the Chinese really don't "do" the great outdoors, what with its lack of air conditioning and branded goods shops. Ha ha ha. Oh well, at least the malls stay full.
|Malaysia's assault on Western foods doesn't stop|
with pizza... roti aiskrim manages to offend both hot dogs
and ice cream simultaneously
|Walking along the wide paths through secondary|
forest at Kuala Selangor Nature Park
|A pair of great egrets (Birdicus longneckus) spy|
each other; tawdry romance ensues
|A grey heron skulking around in the verge,|
miserably awaiting his own tawdry romance
|This walkway lets you walk through|
the mangrove swamps and keep your
In any event, apologies for the delay and will hope to have another entry a LOT sooner than this one.
P.S. That scientific name in my photo caption above is just for a laugh, and perhaps an homage to the old Wile E. Coyote/Road Runner cartoons, the roti aiskrim of MY childhood nostalgia, so please, no ornithological flames, okay? In fact, I may well have even gotten the common name of the birds wrong!