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Wehea Forest: of apes and men in Borneo

I have taken the unusual step of handing over this week’s post to a guest blogger, Professor Tokolodo Dangerleybeets, an Orang Utan from the Wehea Forest, in north-east Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo, who is an expert in humans and their cultural practices. 1,116 more words

South/East Asia

Kalstar Aviation – Could This be the Worst Airline to Never Make the List?

If you’ve travelled a lot over the years you are likely to have had a flight delay or cancellation. It’s inconvenient and frustrating at best, at worst it creates a domino effect of personal catastrophe destroying your carefully coordinated business, work or social plans. 1,547 more words

Travel

Hati Saya Dicuri Orang Utan Sumatera di Bukit Lawang

Setelah siap dengan perbekalan seadanya. Air mineral, buah-buahan dan goreng-gorengan, saya dan Bang Tomi mulai memasuki hutan kemudian menyanyiku, lalu kami lari ke pantai kemudian teriakku… 967 more words

Review

HashtagBorneoAdventures Sandakan

Sandakan’s the second largest town in Sabah and it’s 45 minutes away by air from Kota Kinabalu. I was there with another 2 of my friends for 3 days and it was a pretty awesome trip. 554 more words

Borneo

Biodiversity challenge - Uakari

Red face test

Picture a primate, if you can,
Limbs and torso hairy and tan,
Smaller than an orang-utan;
Shrunken head of an Englishman,
Face as red as a sunburnt Ferrari,

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Biodiversity

Malaysia's orang utan under threat

Source: Asia One

Published on 15th September, 2014 by Stephanie Lee

The orangutan are forced to move to higher areas when food becomes scarce in lowland forests. 304 more words

Conservation

People too?

It’s difficult to do Orang-utans justice in just a few lines; they have such intelligence and depth to them – I still recall being taught about their behaviour, when I was at university and eventually reaching the conclusion that you can make a very good case that they are people too – admittedly, hairy orange ones. 105 more words

Photography