Orang Utans of Borneo December 4th 2008 To look into the eyes of ‘Princess’ - a rescued and rehabilitated Orang Utan in her home environment was a spine tingling, magical experience. She is one of over 200 Orang Utans that have been returned to their natural habitat by rangers working at Camp Leakey deep in the rain forest of Borneo. Truth be told ‘Princess’ has not been fully rehabilitated - she had too much contact with humans ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » Kalimantan » Derawan The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
November 2013, here we are as guests at the wedding of Nick and Els , the weekend before we leave for New Zealand via India. What a wonderful last party before leaving - thank you Scotties and Houlsbys. So tomorrow, Novmber 25th we leave the Uk and fly to Mumbai. We will spend 4 weeks travelling by train,plane, bus and bikes round India before heading onto New Zealand to arrive on December 22nd. This will be our travel blog which with the help of my iPad I may be able to keep updated as we travel.
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