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Monkey Magic and Majestic Elephants


Thailand is home to many different species of primates but the most common monkey you’ll see when visiting is a macaques (pronounced “ma kak”), a small, grey or grey-brown animal that usually hangs out in trees or other foliage. 288 more words


Monkey Forest

In Ubud, in the centre of the island of Bali in Indonesia, there’s a sanctuary where hundreds of monkeys live, and you can visit if you dare. 370 more words


Batu Caves, Malaysia

The Batu Caves are located around 15km outside from Kuala Lumpur – and you definitely have to see this enormous limestone hill with its numerous caves. 116 more words


Diamonds and Pearls (Haiku / Senryu)

diamonds and pearls
creeping over sunken leaves
warm springs in autumn –   


in the warm springs –    
visions of Washington   
ruining my bath    470 more words

Fast Boats on the Kinabatangan River, Borneo

After (reluctantly) leaving Borneo Rainforest Lodge, we drove for about 2.5 hours to Bilit Lodge, on the banks of the Kinabatangan River. Despite being in secondary rainforest, this stretch has one of the highest concentrations of wildlife in the world, and is Malaysia’s second longest river. 328 more words


Are You Pondering What I'm Pondering?

I think so, Brain … but this time you put the wet suits on the macaques.