Kicking back in KK March 24th 2011 After our detour to Koh Lipe, we'd left ourselves with five nights in Sabah's capital, Kota Kinabalu. When we arrived and were commenting on the humidity, one of the airport marshals smiled and said to us, 'We have two types of weather here, very very hot and rain'. Ain't that the truth welcome to Borneo!
One of the main things we'd hoped to do in Borneo was climb Mount Kinabalu, the 4095m peak ... 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
We first went to Thailand in 2006 and fell in love with the relaxed, candlelit vibe of the Phi Phi islands.
Well, a lot's changed in four years. The exchange rate has almost halved which means double the price for beer (bad times), but hopefully the things that first attracted us to this part of the world still remain.
Our three months away starts in Phuket, and will take us through Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo and the Philippines.
Twenty years ... full info