Malaysia - you win some, you lose some... May 15th 2011 (N) Janoush, a German guy we met, described Malaysia as the “Schwaben of Asia” – orderly, perfectly pleasant, dull. It was a harsh judgment, but one not entirely without truth. I have strong opinions about every country we have visited so far but when people ask me about Malaysia, I struggle for an answer. “Malaysia... hmmm...” Unfortunately the same goes for Borneo. We anticipated wild ... read more
Asia » Malaysia 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
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After almost ten years of rat-racing around in London, we have decided to ditch, well.... everything, to go explore the world. Having suitably begun our trip in the cradle of the world - Africa, our 15 month journey will see us hiking mountains in Peru, jungle trekking in Bolivia, wine tasting in Argentina, desert roaming in Chile, and beach bumming in Brazil.... after that, it's on to Bangkok, the gateway to South East Asia which we will explore for five months before heading to our final destination, Australia.
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