Wednesday, 2 June 2010

Malaysia Adventures: Chapter One

After what seems like forever, I am home! I had an amazing time travelling around Malaysia and Singapore but I am rather happy to be sat on my squishy settees in my living room at home.

I've decided to split up my photos across a few posts so that you aren't faced with a barrage of 'LOOK AT MY HOLIDAY PHOTOS!' They aren't amazing as my camera isn't brilliant but it does the job.

This post has an image from each of the temples that we visited whilst wandering around Malaysia and Singapore. I am really not a religious person but these places of worship are just so utterly beautiful, there is so much care and attention in every detail. The Chinese temples are jam packed full of red and gold, incense and candles, scriptures and memories.

The Hindu temples we visited, one situated in an enormous cave just outside of Kuala Lumpur and the other in the centre of Little India in Singapore, were in a league of their own. Beautiful, bright colours and huge shrines. Good old English chruches just don't measure up really! But on the plus side, they don't have monkeys running around trying to bite your face off...

It's so nice to be back and blogging properly! OOH also, if you have facebook, do you fancy voting for my picture on the Frock Me facebook competition? The prize is a trip to New York which I really wouldn't mind going on. Click here to do so... Thanks!


  1. Those buildings look breathtaking, and the colors are so vibrant. I love to travel, yet it's the being back part that's always the best :)

  2. Wow those buildings are amazing, love the colours.

    Lydia xxx

  3. The colors on the temple in the last photo are pretty amazing, I've never seen a temple like that before! I'm not religious at all either but temples are so visually interesting and the religious symbolism and sculptures are quite captivating. Nice photos, looking forward to more from your travels!

  4. This looks amazing! I'm so glad you had a great time, and that your flights were ok in the end! Can't wait to see more photos. x

  5. really? thanks thanks a lot, you're so nice! And this photos are amazing too, I like this cultur!

  6. ahh nice first set of images, i look forward to the next few. looks so nice and interesting

  7. These pictures are AMAZING!! Reminds me of a trip I took to Macau when I was younger (I visited before the little island became overrun with Casinos...) I love these images though. The colors are just gorgeous!

    Welcome home :) Off to give you a vote right now!

  8. Such gorgeous pictures! the colours are incredible!

  9. so beautiful! the colors are so stunning!



  10. amazing! the colours are stunning.. the thrid and fourth are my favourite - can't wait to see more! :)


  11. a bit of magic
    the 3rd photo is amazing

  12. I wondered where you ran off to. Congrats. Glad you made it back.


  13. Great photos Clare! And you said your camera isn't brillaint.. hmph! Obviously you're a pretty good photographer! Anyways - these pictures are making me miss Summer of 08 when I visited Vietnam. I need another trip asap!


  14. wow. i really love your blog.
    sooo good.

  15. So inspiring
    My new favourite bunch of photos


  16. These are great Clare. It is lovely to see what you saw. I lovel the 3 picture the most. It looks like the Temple was in the middle of a ravine. Amazing. And I totally agree with you, the colors are brilliant. Thanks for sharing Xxxx

  17. THE COLOURS. Oh my. And that third picture made me gasp for air, what a stunning place!

  18. Oh, I agree, that THIRD image knocked my sock off.

    Charlotte xx

    The Style Rail

  19. Amazing pictures, good to have you back on the blogging scene :)


  20. So, so beautiful! I missed these when you posted them and I'm so glad that I went back to check them out :)


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