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My Junkie Fix – Scuba Style – Part 3

My Junkie Fix – Scuba Style – Part 3

“The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” – Rudyard Kipling It’s funny about being in the right place at the right time; or is there such a thing? I tend to think it’s just a cliché and if you’ve been reading my blog you’ll know that I think everything happens […]

Mind Over Matter – Conquering Mt. Kinabalu

Mind Over Matter – Conquering Mt. Kinabalu

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” – Moslih Eddin Saadi Hello to those at home! Climbing Mt. Kinabalu six days after climbing The Pinnacles was perhaps not exactly ideal, however, attractions are in close proximity here especially these two, the former being located near the main entry/exit point in Sabah/Borneo and the […]

Mulu to Kota Kinabalu

Mulu to Kota Kinabalu

“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson Hey Everybody, Camp 5 in Mulu National Park is the perfect place of serenity and solitude after braving The Pinnacles. It is the calm after the storm complete […]

Who Let the Cat Out of the Bag?

Who Let the Cat Out of the Bag?

This post is dedicated to my late tabby dog/cat, Tiggy, the love of my life. Also to Diesel, his Angora sister who is a precious princess and who stares at me in bed and freaks me out. Lots of love. When I play with my cat, how do I know that she is not passing […]

Orangutans, Franky Kuching & Salsa?

Orangutans, Franky Kuching & Salsa?

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson Hello All! As I exited the airport in Kuching, Borneo I asked myself why I wasn’t nervous or intimidated to meet someone I had never met. And I knew I wasn’t going to feel any culture shock in […]

Pulau Weh Booking Information – Dirty Details

Read here for our account of Pulau Weh diving Read here for our experience in Pulau Weh NOTE: The PDF guide to Pulau Weh (at the end of this document) is the most recent one we could find on the island, from 2008. Times and prices will have likely changed.   Indonesian Travel Visa – […]

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