Thursday, October 22, 2009
Kuala Lumpur was founded in the 19th century by a Chinaman named Yap Ah Loy....a tin miner who was appointed as the 1st. Chinese Kapitan ( headman) by the British colonial ruler.
Situated at the confluence of the Gombak River and the Klang River....it began as an outpost town serving the mining communities and flourished into an important trade and administrative centre.
Its’ central position in the Malay Archipelago.......sited between the Penang and Singapore of the Strait settlements.....enhances its inherent logistic of being the natural preference in the becoming the administrative centre which grew in importance to become the Capital of Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur , today, is a metropolitan housing diverse Multi-national corporations is as much diversities as its populace composed in Architectural mavericks and beauties is the home of yours’ TRULY....Robert Lau.
...come visit me someday.
In the picture:
The Kuala Lumpur Tower (the baby-rattler structure-like) is to the left of the Petronas Twin Towers.