A walk on the wild side of KL

Forget malls. Take a night hike or go on a hunt for graffiti art in Kuala Lumpur and experience a rarely seen side of the Malaysian capital

I clambered up and down the steep slopes, my heart pumping so hard I thought it would burst.

There were side ropes for support and I grasped them tentatively to find stable footing on the uneven ground, while keeping an eye out for giant black ants that our guide, local herpetofauna expert Steven Wong, had warned our group of three about.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 07, 2018, with the headline 'A walk on the wild side of KL'. Subscribe