Back at KLIA at night again, virtually


KLIA by Julee

While we did live in Singapore most of my life, we did spent a short stint in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for my dad's bidness, and I remember all too well when I used to sit at the airport waiting for my sister while I drank coffee at the Délifrance. Julee on Twitter just sent me the photo above a few minutes ago, glad to see its just as I remember it :).

Looking through the super fabulous (ha!) Rubenerd Blog archives, I came across this post from January 2007 called Kuala Lumpur International Airport WiFi is sweet! back when I used to live there. It even had screenshots from my MacBook Pro dual booting Mac OS X and FreeBSD… which I'm still using. How poetic!

Haruhi KDE FreeBSD

So I was at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA to people in the know) for a long drawn out reason which I won’t attempt to explain here, and I found myself trying their free WiFi access. Given my experience with TMNet’s WiFi at the Starbucks coffee shops here I was a bit sceptical about how good it was going to be. As it turns out it was faster than out DSL at home!

As you would know if you read this site in any manner resembling regularity I love screenshots, so here are some from my WiFi adventures :D.


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