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Popularity 4Viewed 3673 times 2014-3-29 08:54 |Personal category:travel|System category:Life| Malaysia, travel, life, adventure

Saori Saori" in Philipines means to wander aimlessly, I do this often, now without the aid of my compass (stolen from my home in the states) I walk through Hindu, Moslem, Buddhist, Lutheran neighborhoods without fear. A simple smile is always returned. I sample street food from all cultures and make serendipitous discoveries and acquaintances. When I get tired . I turn 720 degrees looking lost. within minutes I am approached and asked "can I help you?" In Malaysia 3 languages are taught in school! I am soon directed to the nearest Bus or train and am on my way back to my familiar location. Today I returned with an SD card to take more pictures, new pair of shorts, 2 books from Buddhist temple, and flower necklace. spent <$US15. 
--Warning-.. Do Not do this in any Major USA city...--
Notes: Malaysia 
: Quadruple standards - ethnic Malay 60% get priority for schools & govt. jobs, ethnic Chinese 20% own 50% of biz., ethnic Indian working class _SOL Foriegners pay 2-3 times the price for purchases- even 10 times for the naive.. however my 4-5 days cost me aprox $US150 total - mostly travel xpense

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Reply Report voice_cd 2014-3-29 11:58
Good job, we have recommended it.
Reply Report ColinSpeakman 2014-3-29 13:14
In KL,  I always figured: look for the Petronas Towers . That will give you a clue!  
Reply Report Maierwei 2014-3-30 21:15
Nice! I do "saori saori" very often too... And LOVE KL. I walked a lot there as well! Brings back good (and tiring) memories!
Reply Report remitrom 2014-3-31 16:59
ColinSpeakman: In KL,  I always figured: look for the Petronas Towers . That will give you a clue!   
for me it is , Get me to a subway train, KL is a big place! and AnaZImG!
Reply Report remitrom 2014-3-31 17:01
Maierwei: Nice! I do &quot;saori saori&quot; very often too... And LOVE KL. I walked a lot there as well! Brings back good (and tiring) memories!
Ya, KL is great! and Melaka is to be boted as well..  JB..
Reply Report remitrom 2014-3-31 17:03
voice_cd: Good job, we have recommended it.
Thanks! So this will get more rads!

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