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Kuala Lumpur -goodbye Malaysia

Friday, 25 Jun 2010 | Views [355]

Hi All, Back from Melaka. Needed to stay longer. Just staying for a couple of nights before flying out to Indonesia. Staying at China Town inn again for the convenience. Did a handbasin wash and have washing hanging all over the room on a washing ... Read more >


Melaka

Thursday, 24 Jun 2010 | Views [472]

Hi All, Hot, Hot, Hot. This place is Hot. Hot. Hot. Melaka is midway between the capital cities of Singapore and Kuala Lumpur and at the mouth of the Strait of Melaka, a crucial shipping route connecting the Indian and Pacific oceans,Melaka ... Read more >


Taman Negara national Park continues

Wednesday, 23 Jun 2010 | Views [376]

Hi All, We got back to the dorm and found that one of the three backpackers  had  moved to alternative accommodation and we started talking to a female backpacker whom we thought we had briefly spoken with earlier in the day  It took a couple ... Read more >


Taman Negara national Park

Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | Views [526]

Hi All, We were a little reluctant to head off to yet another national park particularly one were animal numbers were low and sightings rare.But Taman Negara is supposedly Malaysia greatest national ,4343sq kms, so we thought surely one more won´t ... Read more >


Perhentian islands return

Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | Views [314]

Hi all, Thankfully the journey back from the  Perhentian islands was a much smoother  boat ride.Upon arrival at  Kuala Besut we headed directly to the agency that  handled the boat transfers and we made an official complaint about the reckless ... Read more >


Photos: Melaka

Tuesday, 22 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Perhentian island continues

Sunday, 20 Jun 2010 | Views [282]

Hi All, day 2 morning snorkelling session in Flora bay  encounter a small shark which although as I previously mentioned is supposedly   harmless it is  still an unsettling sight particularly as we are only in thigh level water and it glided ... Read more >


Photos: Taman Negara

Saturday, 19 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Perhentian Island

Saturday, 19 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Pulau Perhentian day 1

Saturday, 19 Jun 2010 | Views [358]

Hi All, After our stressful day of travel we really didn´t feel up to doing much but decided that a walk on the beach was just what we needed. We spoke with a couple of the dive companies and ended up tentatively  booking a snorkelling trip ... Read more >


Cameron Highland to Pulau Perhentian

Saturday, 19 Jun 2010 | Views [1327]

Hi All, The journey from Cameron Highland to  Pulau  Perhentian  Besar was undoubtedly one of the worst  journeys that we have had to endure in almost 2 years of travelling around the globe.The journey was split into 3 segments .The first segment  ... Read more >


Photos: Cameron Highlands

Sunday, 13 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Penang

Sunday, 13 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Cameron Highlands

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010 | Views [545]

Hi All, Had enough of being squeezed into a mini van. Traffic in Cameron highlands was slow going with the weekenders and also the Malaysian and Singapore holidays. It wasn't quite the picture perfect place that we were expecting. Instead of the ... Read more >


Penang

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010 | Views [404] | Comments [1]

Hi all, Georgetown,the oldest British settlement in Malaysia ,is a fascinating place and we wish that we had been able to dedicate more time and energy to it and Penang. The temperature generally hovers around the mid 30s and the humidity is ... Read more >


Kutching again

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010 | Views [381]

Hi All, Kutching means cat in malaysian. There are cat roundabouts and statues around the town. The also is a cat museum. We checked into the hotel and then headed off to the sunday markets. Not much left open so we walked back along the river ... Read more >


Bako National Park

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010 | Views [440]

Hi All, On the bus and 1hr later we arrived at the river mouth ready to catch a boat to the national park. We had already booked accommodation at the park back in Kutching. There was a group just heading out so we jumped in their boat with them and ... Read more >


Kutching

Saturday, 12 Jun 2010 | Views [549]

Hi All, Forgot to mention. Sarawak and Sabah are semi autonomous states so stamp you in and out. A bit odd considering they are part of Malasia. Decided to catch a taxi to town. The taxi mafia had control of the airport so there was no negotiating.... Read more >


Mulu National Park

Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | Views [511]

Hi All, Early morning flight to Mulu National Park. Only way to Mulu is fly. Found later that you could take a barge and then a 4wd but it would take 16 hrs or so. Flight was a MASWing, part of Malaysia air, 50 seat twin propeller aircraft and was ... Read more >


Miri

Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | Views [480]

Hi All, Arrived early and were surprised to be met by Joseph, a driver that Mrs Lee the enthusiastic, efficient manager of the Dillenia guesthouse we had booked, had arranged. He had just dropped people at the airport and gave us a ride to the hostel ... Read more >


Back in Kota Kinabalu

Friday, 11 Jun 2010 | Views [280]

Hi All, Flew in from Sandakan early this morning and unfortunately had the choice of waiting at the airport for the evening flight or spending another day at Kota Kinabalu. Chose the latter. Spent a very quiet day relaxing at the hotel and finding ... Read more >


Photos: Bako National Park

Sunday, 6 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Gunung Mulu National Park

Wednesday, 2 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Sabah Road Trip-Proboscis monkey sanctuary

Sunday, 30 May 2010 | Views [556]

`Hi All, The sanctuary is about 30km from Sandakan and near mangroves surrounded by oil palms on one side and a bay on the other so the proboscis monkeys are again essentially trapped but at least they have 600 hectares We arrived early and walked ... Read more >


Sabah Road Trip-Kinabatagan river

Sunday, 30 May 2010 | Views [468]

Hi All, Long drive to Kinabatagan river. 400+ km drive and 8hrs. Extremely frustrating driving as many slow palm oil transport trucks on road and dangerous 4wd drivers. Takes about twice estimated time of travel. Drove 150km to petrol station ... Read more >


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