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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Melaka

Melaka (a.k.a. Malacca) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca.
Traditionally, the spot where Melaka stands today was the center of Malaccan history. It was the capital of the Malaccan Sultanate and the center of the Malay world in the 15th and the 16th century before it fell to the Portuguese in 1511. Centuries of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British have shaped the architecture of the town.

Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

Chapati

side dish, snack | Indian, Mamak
Chapati, Chapati
Chapati
basic flat indian bread made of dough, water and salt
also known as:
Chapathi

Chapati is a side dish like rice that is eaten along with vegetable or meat dishes. A simple and common way to eat chapati is to have it with dhal (lentil soup).



ingedients:
wheat flour, water

Chapati on Wikipedia:

Chapati is a side dish like rice that is eaten along with vegetable or meat dishes. A simple and common way to eat chapati is to have it with dhal (lentil soup).Chapati or Chapathi (Kannada: ಚಪಾತಿ, Urdu: چپاتی, Marathi: पोळी Hindi: चपाती, IPA: [tʃəpɑt̪i]; Turkmen: Çapady) is a thin, unleavened flat bread (roti) of South Asia and East Africa. It is also found in Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ghana and parts of West Africa.

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