A delightful UNESCO Heritage site, where the red iron oxide color of the walls recalls the spilt blood of the many battles by many foreigners over the centuries to control the Straits for East-West shipping.
Not sure one should travel with a company called Fire Fly but it was fine.
Even more threatening are the ants. While you’re trying to photograph them their palls are thinking your legs are another available tree.
Malaysian wild bees at a farm near the botanical garden don’t sting, but after many of them crawl over your hand they start to scratch and try to apply propolis. Feels like the onset of stinging but it’s harmless.