A hidden gem

Not many museums have a “welcoming party” that is as amusing as the one at the Historical Museum of Kuala Selangor. Here, cheeky monkeys entertain people as they hike up the hill leading to the main building of the museum. The museum lies on top of Bukit Malawati and is located within an ancient fort […]

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Monkey business

VISITORS to Bukit Melawati have the relics of the fort to admire. There are cannons still standing in their original location ready to attack ships in the sea, the lighthouse that is still functioning, a museum and even a poison well. But many are most fascinated with the antics of the monkeys that roam freely […]

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Protecting nature’s glow

Fireflies are one of the most efficient natural light producers in the world – they are capable of emitting light without giving off heat. These exceptional creatures are treasures of Kampung Kuantan in the district of Kuala Selangor, Selangor. However, their survival has been threatened by human activity and land development. The use of herbicides […]

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Lure of the city

We’ve been waiting for it since the end of our last workshop in 2011, and it finally came – BRATs Kuala Selangor 2012, the first BRATs workshop of the year! And Kuala Selangor can only mean one thing – Fireflies. And seafood. And monkeys. And forests. Wait, there was some awesome history too… All we […]

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