Cereal, toast and a western toilet February 3rd 2010 This blog could easily have been called 'shifting mud', because that's what we did for the first day after our day off in Sandakan. The flood had left a thick layer of dirt on the car park, which was hindering access to the jetty. So we cut a path for vehicles through the mess - an important job as Sabah's tourism minister was set to visit the following day. In the evening, it was time for our fir ... 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 work as a town planner in London, and have always enjoyed travelling. I also love photography, and in June 2009 I decided to take a year off work to travel the globe. This blog recounts that trip.
I left London on the 14th June 2009. My trip divided roughly into four legs. The first is in Africa, from Kenya to South Africa, starting in June and finishing at the end of September. I then flew to Mumbai, for a three month trip through Central Asia taking in India, Nepal and Tibet. Next up was Southeast Asia, where I travelled through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Malaysia, arriving in Sin... full info