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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A Short Walk to Our Bank



Day 79 - We went to HSBC to take out a little money from an ATM. We are lucky to have found our bank in all of the countries in which we've spent winters so far. It's nice not getting dinged for a cash withdrawal.

We've not been using much cash here though. It is easy to use credit cards in Malaysia. In Canada, we applied for cards which charge no foreign transaction fees. These are a bit of a rarity nowadays, but it's been worth the trouble in the savings we've accumulated. All supermarket transactions add up over time.

The HSBC is pretty close to the Merdeka Square, although it's on the other side of the river. As we were walking, I stopped to snap this picture of the Malaysian flag flying on the far side of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. I am thankful for my camera's zoom capabilities.

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