Tag Archives: Malaysia

Borneo

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“Borneo” I have always liked the name of the place, associating it with adventure and danger, with Tintin and mysterious happenings in the jungle. Right up there with Zanzibar, Madagascar, Peru and Tazmania in the adventurous naming competition. It comprises territories from Brunei, Indonesia and […]

Singapore & Malaysia pics

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I put the last of the photos online from Singapore and Malaysia – plus a few others from other things in April. Check them out! The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

Singapore Sling (again)

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Well, I made it back to Singapore! 2 weeks of buses, boats and dodgy car rides and I am back in the 21st century. Malaysia impressed me, even when the bus system seemed to have been set up by Ken Dodd. And I finally found […]

Jonny Jalankaki

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I am now back in Kota Bahru after 6 days on the island of Pulau Kecil. I had a set of fabulous dives, met some great people and prepared myself for returning to Taiwan. Although it looks like a tourist catalogue, I did not actually […]

Island Paradiso

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I am having a rather wonderful few days on on Perintian Kesil in Malaysia. It is marvellous – a crescent of white sand, diving with turtles and sharks, and deep starry skies at night. I think I can handle this. The story of a British […]

Boat, Car, Bus & Train

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Leaving Tamara Nagara was hard – only because I wanted to spend more time there and do some longer jungle hikes. That is the problem with great places – you want to spend more time there! Morning sunrise in the jungleMessing about on the river […]

Junglist Massive

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I have just returned from three fabulous days in the Tamara Nagara National Park. Kuantan kept pulling me back – a view of the food stalls at night From Kuantan, I took a bus as far as Jerantut and transferred to the jetty and awaiting […]

Tasek Chini & Kuantan

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My travel up from Singapore was smooth, and I arrived shattered in Kuantan at 4:00am. My original plan had been to make it up to Maran – near to Tasek Chini – in the same day, but I had so little sleep on the bus […]