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Walk This Way (Kuala Lumpur: Day 11, 10-Apr-09)

The second half of my whirlwind tour of Kuala Lumpur began after the lunchtime rain. While seeking refuge from the rain in a restaurant along Jalan Bukit Bintang, I tried to plot out the rest of my day. The guidebook I borrowed included suggestions for some walking tours around Kuala Lumpur’s Colonial District and Merdeka...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Inside Binondo Church (Chinatown, Manila)

This is the interior of Binondo Church, whose facade was the Picture of the Week a couple of weeks ago. It may not be as grand as other churches, but it’s still beautiful. That was this week’s TravelTuesday Picture of the Week. Enjoy the rest of TravelTuesday on Twitter and follow me @hyperren. Come back...

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: Binondo Church (Chinatown, Manila)

Binondo Church, also known as the Minor Basilica of St. Lorenzo Ruiz, is situated at the heart of Manila’s Chinatown district. The church was founded in 1596 by Dominican priests to serve converts from the Chinese community to the Catholic faith. The original building was destroyed in 1762 by the British during their brief occupation...