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Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Happy Year of the Pig

Kuala Lumpur

Day 86 - It's the Chinese New Year! Everybody here gets the day off. We walked to see the main Chinese Temple downtown. I nearly suffocated from the incense but enjoyed the experience nevertheless.

The year of the pig is special as I was born in 1959. This means folks my age have been through the Chinese zodiac five whole times.

Happy Chinese New Year
Incessant Incense
Probably Not Saying, "Cheese."

Everyone here in the Klang Valley means lots of guest workers too. Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi, Nepali, and others were enjoying the day off by shopping. They buy things for family and send or bring home. It was busy, nearly scary busy. I am getting better at crowds but Jay can beat me from point A to point B through one as he is an expert.


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