Started the day with a bus tour that took us out to the Batu caves and a tour of the city. We had an excellent guide who talked a lot about the history of Malaysia and the current political situation. Very helpful.
The Batu caves are famous because they have become an important Hindu pilgrimage place. There is an annual festival in February, and even today there were a fair number of Hindu visitors, including people carrying their babies up to thank the deities for a healthy child.
Jumped off the bus tour at the Bird Park,which is a big area consisting of several netted-in areas creating “the world’s larges free-flight walk-in aviary. Excellent photo ops. A real treat to be among so many birds.