Malaysia (but not for long) October 15th 2010 'In the Malay States, they have hats like plates, which the Britishers won't wear'
Very true, Noel - I still don't have a hat.
Due to the Ko Phi Phi camera / cumulonimbus incident, I was cameraless for several days. This meant that there are no pictures of the Petrescu Towers in KL. But everyone knows what they look like anyway, so if you want to Photoshop my head onto an internet pic ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Penang » George Town 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
10 months of travels and adventure lie ahead, from London to the other side of the world (and hopefully back again!).
I expect this blog will contain equal measures of travel journal, random thoughts about the Universe and pub quiz questions.
Expect lots of unfunny jokes and obscure TV references.... full info