Category: Malaysia

Bonus Rant!

I fear there hasn’t been enough anger expressed in my posts lately, so here’s a little exerpt from my personal journal today. Enjoy. 02/08/2010 – 14:10 – BB Cafe: So, I’m not sure why, but I’m still surprised by the rudeness of some people. The German couple at the hostel were supposed to leave on their tour at 08:00 this…

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Borneo

Well it’s happened again, I’ve wasted a perfectly good week without posting to the blog. But better late than never. Hello, and greetings from Kota Kinabalu, the capital of the state of Sabah, on the Malaysian side of Borneo, the third largest island on Earth, behind Greenland & New Guinea I’ve actually been here for five days now, but haven’t…

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Goodbye Malaysia, For Now?

I wrote this while sweating my arse off on the roof of the Oasis hotel in Kuala Lumpur. This is the first sunny day I’ve experienced since arriving in KL 5 days ago, and it’s HOT! Not only is it hot, but it’s insanely humid today because we had a total downpour here late in the afternoon yesterday. Actually it’s…

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Happy Anniversary To Me!

One year ago today, I boarded a flight from San Francisco to Shanghai, thus launching this crazy adventure around the world. I’ve been a lot of places, but I’ve been moving a lot slower than I’d expected at this point. When I started the trip, I thought I’d be finishing up my trip somewhere in South America right now, but…

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George Town & Penang Hill

I left Thailand via a series of mini-van rides, and arrived in George Town, the main city on the island of Penang, on the west coast of Malaysia. First impression of Malaysia: Wow what a wild mix of Chinese, Indian, Arab, and Western cultures! I was surprised when I arrived in George Town, I knew this was an Islamic country,…

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