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Leeches! Worms!

July 15th 2008
I've had a fear/obsession/paranoia with leeches ever since I witnessed a traveller in Laos 2 years ago with blood streaming down his legs still an hour after having hiked in a leech area. Disgusting! I'd read that we'd be in leech territory in the jungles of Borneo so I made sure to bring tennis shoes, long socks and pants and even briefly considered buying leech-proof socks. And finally the time ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Sabah » Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary

Malaysian Flag During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
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