Category Archives: Malaysia

Daily Photo – Monkey Business


I took some time to see the local sights around Kuala Lumpur on a recent trip to renew my visa. The Batu Caves seemed like an interesting location and only a 30 minute train ride from the city center. Upon first entering the area where the caves are I noticed a sign that said “monkey food”. I hadn’t realised there were so many monkeys inhabiting the caves, but there they were, lots of them ready at the slightest sight of a snack. Even monkeys were stealing milk from mothers feeding their babies it was that rife. In todays daily photo […]

Malacca Mosque


On my visa renewal trip I had to visit the city of Melaka (Malacca) and photograph the Malacca Straits Mosque that resides on the beaches of Malacca Island. What a gorgeous piece of architecture. Below is a landscape view of the mosque and a view of the entrance.

Malaysia at Night iPhone 5s


I have to admit to a silly mistake. You see a tripod at night is glaringly necessary and I happen to have left the tiny head to my travel tripod back in Sumatra while travelling to Malaysia to renew my visa. It made taking some night exposure photos with my DSLR, well practically impossible. But in steps the iPhone 5s and as I was taking in the sights with a Melaka river cruise I decided to test the capabilities of the night shots with the iPhone 5s and I was extremely surprised by the results taken on a moving boat. […]

Flor de la Mar


I’ve just returned from a trip to Malaysia to renew my visa for my work in Sumatra. It happens every 6 months or so and is usually a 3-4 day trip. This time I decided to take a few days while my visa was processing and headed to Malacca (Melaka) to see the sights and learn about the history of the area. In the maritime museum is a replica of the Flor de la Mar. The Flor de la Mar was one of the biggest ships to serve in the 1500’s and was lost at sea off the north east […]