Malaysian Borneo and that mountain July 8th 2009 Reflections on time spent away
So, 9th July, and I’ve been travelling five months exactly; what can I say about this milestone other than I’ve definitely grown into it? Checking in to a new room, packing, unpacking, repacking has developed into a natural rhythm. Seeing new things, meeting strangers, making friends of strangers, shy aloofness has turned into open friendliness a ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Sabah » Kota Kinabalu 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 started this travel blog, firstly to avoid sending out over-long group emails updating everybody on my travels. You know, the ones where you feel slightly snubbed by the impersonal nature of, “Hey, everybody! (but to no one in particular)”. I thought a blog would be fun way to update folks, avoid a dreaded travel diary and would hopefully combine second-rate-misanthropic travel journalism with exquisitely amateur photographs. Et Voila!
Soon after I hit the road, however, I procrastinated and struggled to write things-up as esteemed travel-writer Pau... full info