I was in KL in time to catch the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations, also found in shopping malls as in Beijing.
It's a time for weddings too! Being the Year of the Dragon, I guess they are hoping
These are no ordinary bears, but the United Buddy Bears, all 147 of them, made of fibreglass and standing 2m tall, hand in hand for peaceful world. They represent different countries and regions and are on a worldwide tour to promote aid for children in need.
And this one below is the one from Malaysia, emphasising the unity of the different cultures and races here. After their 3 months stay in KL, they go on to New Delhi.
The different cultures are obvious from the different languages on the shop signs, and dress of the customers.
There are not many tourist sights in KL, and of those that remain, some were built during the British colonial times.
It must have been so much like home for the Brits to play cricket on this green, but of course now there is the sound of traffic and tall buildings going up everywhere.
I was tempted to buy a sarong, just right for the hot and sticky weather.
And, it seems any decent market will have fake watches to sell, reminds me of home!