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Fireflies in Borneo sunset in Sabah

Watching Fireflies in Borneo at Klias Wetlands Park, Beaufort, Sabah, Malaysia

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In a way I’m glad I don’t have photos of fireflies to share with you today as it was just too dark! The reason I’m glad is that, although I love travelling and taking photos, it’s nice for you to …

Watching Proboscis Monkeys in Borneo, Klias Wetlands Park, Beaufort, Sabah, Malaysia

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If you’re staying in Sabah in Malaysia on the island of Borneo, it’s highly likely you’ll have heard of proboscis monkeys. They are wild, they live in the jungle and they have long noses. But more importantly they are native …

Eating at Batu Caves

Friday’s Featured Food: Malaysian Curry on a Leaf at Batu Caves

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Today’s Friday’s Featured Food comes from Malaysia. It wasn’t just the food that made me want to write this post today – it was the location too! I visited the Batu Caves in Malaysia in 2009 after a night train …

Goodbye Formosa: Leaving Taiwan

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My final few hours in Taiwan in 2009 ended in the same way as the entire Taiwan experience had been – sleepless. I shed a tear as I said goodbye to Millwall Neil outside a Korean Restaurant in a downstairs …

Thirsty Thursdays: The Beatles Bar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Its amazing you know where and how you find things. This one was random – I found a “Beatles Bar” slap bang in the city centre of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia! It was by chance. I mentioned before how English traveler …

Backpacking in Malaysia: Visiting Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

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In 2007 I sent my kid brother Daniel a postcard from Kuala Lumpur, the postcard contained on it the Petronas Twin Towers. On that occasion I was stuck in Kuala Lumpur airport and sent the postcard as a gimmick, the …

Backpacking in Malaysia: Touring Kuala Lumpur

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2009 saw my second trip to Kuala Lumpur, but in reality my first. I say this because I had stopped in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia before, back in 2007 on my whirlwind world tour. My aeroplane from Auckland (New Zealand) would …

Backpacking in Malaysia: Batu Caves, Hindu Shrine and Snake Handling

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We made the trip to the town of Batu, which is north east of Kuala Lumpur, and only about 1 hour by bus. The reason for the trip would be to visit the Batu Caves, a famous Hindu Shrine built …

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