Monthly Archives: March 2013

Day 230: Local Treats

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Sun. 31st March 2013 When we first discovered that we would be staying in a traditional Iban Longhouse, I had visions of something built with timber and straw and mud. The reality wasn’t really like my mental picture even though …

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Day 229: Eat Drink And Be Merry

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Sat. 30th March 2013 Today it is a long drive to an Iban longhouse where we will be staying tonight. We load up into three minibuses before breakfast and hit the road to get at least an hour along the …

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Day 228: I Wanna Be Like You Hoo Hoo

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Fri. 29th March 2013 [Yes, the music for today’s post is ‘I wanna be like you’ from the film The Jungle Book] The last time we slept in a dormitory was in hammocks in a big open barn in the …

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Day 227: Monkey Business

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Thurs. 28th March 2013 Due to the full moon, the tides were such that we had to be at Kampung Bako by 8am or forget about catching a boat to the National Park until noon. So we were up at …

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Day 226: Borneo Bound

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Wed. 27th March 2013 At times on our trip it feels like we have been revisiting some of my old school lessons – I’m sure that we covered the tribes living on the floating islands in Lake Titicaca in 1st …

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Day 225: Tourist or Local?

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Tues 26th March 2013 There is no easy way to get to the KL Tower by public transport which is the main attraction on our agenda today. We have heard the view is better there than from the top of …

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Day 224: KL–A City Of Surprises

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Mon. 25th March 2013 We’ve been in Kuala Lumpur for 4 days now. Whilst we’ve had a great time at the golf and the Grand Prix we have seen very little of the city and its sights other than the …

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Day 223: Wheelnut And Axl

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Sun. 24 March 2013 Having seen our excellent seats at the Sepang Circuit we are excited to get back to the circuit to watch the race. However as the start is not until 4pm and we are toying with staying …

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Day 222: It’s All Good Practice

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Sat. 23rd March 2013 It is Day 2 of our sporting weekend and we are off to see the final practice and qualifying sessions for the Malaysian Grand Prix. We are very appreciative that Kuala Lumpur laid on such good …

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Day 221: Sporting Break

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Fri. 22nd March 2013 We are taking a break from all our sightseeing to concentrate on sporting events for a few days. I am sure Kuala Lumpur has some delights in store for us but they will have to wait. …

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