Bako National Park - where monkeys rule and mice eat soap July 18th 2010 We gave the bus driver two ringets (Malaysian currency). He said the price had changed to three ringets. This is the way traveling in Malaysia works; read one thing, plan according to what you read, come to find out what you read is outdated or untrue. The difference between two and three ringets is about 30 cents so it wasn't a big deal but when stuff like that happens over and over and over on a ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Sarawak » Bako National Park 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 live for new experiences, which has taken me on quite the journey over the past four years.
Bob and I attended college together in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, where we both grew up. After graduation we dabbled in the real estate world, but it was poor timing. Wanting to try something new we moved to Yangzhou, China to teach English. We accepted teaching positions, packed and left the world we knew all within a month. We quickly toured Tokyo and Thailand before moving to rural China.
We returned home for nine months after teaching before we decided we absolutely had to see more of ... full info