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traveling work

Traveling or going away for holiday is fun, traveling because of work for the company, well, maybe not that fun… The 9 to 5 rules applies, attend meetings, hear talk, seminars, all that stuff. 561 more words



“Go as a pilgrim and seek out danger far from the comfort and the well lit avenues of life. Pit your every soul against the unknown and seek stimulation in the comfort of the brave. 103 more words


Mt Kinabalu, western Sabah

Holy mama! OK, it’s not Everest but this was tough. 8.72km of uphill slog – a combo of large, dirt steps, scrambling over boulders reminiscent of a dry river bed (remember the word uphill still applies here) and a lunar landscape, so steep at times you have to haul yourself up on a rope. 837 more words


I'm Coming Derawan!

Solo trip pertama saya ke Derawan. Deg-deg-an! Bukan takut nyasar atau takut ketemu orang jahat. Tapi karena saking excited-nya mau ngebolang sendiri. Udah lama kepengen, cuma belum kesampean. 1,402 more words


Pretty things from the rainforest

Some beautiful things I’ve seen at Gunung Palung – one of the last remaining pristine primary rainforests.

And just for contrast – this is what is beyond the border of the protected area.   42 more words

Our kind of town: Kuching Sarawak (Borneo Malaysia) - Best Blogs Series

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We finally said farewell to Sabah and took a short flight to Malaysian Borneo‘s other state, Sarawak and arrived in Kuching, the state capital and largest city. 756 more words


Western Tarsier - Five in One

“Our Simpalili, better known to us as Lili the Simp, was the best endurance flagpole sitter in all of North Borneo. He was brought to us from the jungle clinging to a long stick, and his expression of strained affability, and his determination not to leave his stick, always reminded me of the expressions and actions of human contestants in American endurance contests” – Agnes Newton Keith, Land Below the Wind…

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