Malaysia

photograph by andres monroy-hernandez

The Lady in the Lake

By / March 2014

A dispatch from the northwest coast of Malaysia: “Fifteen minutes to Pulau Danyang,” the boatman informed us, “fifteen minutes to the Island of the Pregnant Maiden.”

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Kuala Lumpur graffiti. Photograph by Aaron Goccia

The View from Kuala Lumpur

By / September 2013

In the summer, writes Aaron Goccia, the beauty and diversity of Malaysia’s capital city persists, despite the heat and the smoke and the ceaseless clamor of cranes

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Election season, Kuala Lumpur

Fast Lane

By / May 2013

Campaign signs line a busy street and overpass in northern Kuala Lumpur. Aaron Goccia sends this snapshot.

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Photograph by Aaron Goccia

Carry That Weight

By / April 2013

A rare inside look at Thaipusam, a mysterious Hindu festival involving body piercing, divine possession, and a pilgrimage to a holy Malaysian cave.

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