The other side of Borneo October 29th 2008 With a heavy heart I returned to Kota Kinabulu carrying a cold from my last day in Mabul only heartened by the fact that I would be flying out to Kuching the following morning. I don't have an alarm preferring to rely on my body clock alone which I can tell you has gotten me into some near misses - nearly missing the bus is one thing but the plane! I woke up at precisely the time I should have bee ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Sarawak » Kuching 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
I have wanted to travel for such a long time but never found the impetus to just get up and go until 1 profound week in March this year when the final chord of disatisfaction struck.
Consequently, I left my job but instead of booking the next flight out I wondered what I should do next. Realising I was wasting my time in England just pondering my future I decided that the time to travel had finally come.
On Saturday 21st June I begin the journey.
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