Monthly Archives: April 2009

Sunrise on the roof of SE Asia and Skiing in Singapore (Day 198)

Party People, here is a quick one.  A few days ago I successfully summitted Mount Kinabalu (4095m) in Borneo. This place is billed as the highest peak in SE Asia (although it looks to me like the northern border of Burma … Continue reading

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Caving in Mulu National Park (Day 192)

I had the pleasure of spending the last 4 days deep in the heart of Borneo at the remote Mulu National Park, of Planet Earth fame.  (Btw, if you have never seen the Planet Earth series, you should check it out — I’m not … Continue reading

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Avoiding the tourist crowd in Brunei (Day 187)

I spent the last 2 days in one of the smallest countries in the world, Brunei.  Very few people go here.  In the two days I spent in this small place, I saw only two other tourists.  The capital city … Continue reading

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Battling leeches in the planet’s oldest jungle (Day 184)

Your favourite traveller here, writing you from Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.  In this post I tell tall tales of leech-infested jungles and lazy days on tropical islands, topped off with another “How To” video.  Put aside that spreadsheet … Continue reading

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