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Saturday, February 15, 2020

In the City

KL

Day 107 - Of course, I never fell out of love with Kuala Lumpur. However, walking around on a Saturday has made this feel like home again.

It seems there's always an event going on a Merdeka Square on a weekend. There's a diverse energy one can feel in the air. It is open and alive. And today that included some sort of hobbyist radio-controlled car racing. Interestingly, I could smell the nitro fuel, so the entire world hasn't gone electric, I guess. I hadn't thought about a little, fueled dune-buggy I had as a teenager in ever-so-long. You know, the ones with the little glow plugs. It was the smell that segued me into those thoughts. They say that the sense of smell is closely linked with memory, probably more so than any of our other senses.

Merdeka Square

RC Car Racing

It is so easy to pop out of our building and into the city. You can say what you want about the necessity of nature; I still need the activity of an urban environment. Kuala Lumpur, in particular, currently fulfills my needs.

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