Waking up at 7:30 was not fun because I had stayed up so late. However, I got up with Jaxson to try to let Keith sleep a little bit. Didn't work... Jaxson loves waking the whole house up.
After our morning coffee and breakfast we packed up and headed over to the Setiawangsa LRT station (light rail transit). After thirty minutes of circling three different parking lots, we finally found a spot and paid 3 RM.
We also love that there is a stop called, "Dang Wangi." However, I doubt we are pronouncing it right!
Within the market there were a lot of small shops, stalls and "streets" that specifically represented certain countries.
We stopped for lunch. Here it is common to fill out a sheet with a letter and number code for what you want. That probably makes for less confusion when ordering.
It looks delicious, however, we will not be going back here again. It is a bit touristy and a local chain. The food was okay, but we paid over 40 RM. So, we would rather go get authentic stall food for half that price if we are going to eat out.
I loved peeking in all the little shops, most of which we did not enter. Can you imagine destruction that would occur in .5 seconds if we wheeled Jaxson in there?!
We left Central Market and headed a short distance to "Chinatown" also known as Jalan Petaling Street.
It was absolutely crazy to me that cars, taxis and trucks full of tanks of gasoline drive right in the middle of all that chaos!
After the monkey (and hog?!) experience, we headed back to our meeting place. We followed Tom over to the house. We met lots of great people there, experienced new homemade local foods and Keith even played everybody a worship song. He also got a couple business cards for work opportunities.
I loved standing back and watching all the people interact with one another. It was beautiful to see all different skin colors with very different backgrounds coming together to just connect with one another. At the end of the day, people all over the world are very much the same. We need to be connected with one another, we need adventure and love.