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]
Date: January 29th 2009
Sabah: December 2-10 Sabah was not just my hike up Mt. Kinabalu- I also explored the capital, Kota Kinabalu, and ventured over to Sandakan in the east and visited the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center and the Rainforest Discovery Center.
I was completely ignorant of the fact that Ramadan was on, and especially that this would impact my traveling. Hari Raya Aidilfitri, the end ... read more