Monthly Archives: October 2011

Room 101 : Georgetown

Despite the obvious rewards, a traveller’s life is a life of tribulation in many ways. Firstly there are the early morning starts to take advantage of cheap airfares (they never seem good value when the alarm sounds at 4.30am). Then … Continue reading

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Tea Time: The Cameron Highlands

The village of Tanah Rata lies at the heart of the Malaysian upland area collectively known as The Cameron Highlands. It is a strange looking place; undoubtedly Asian in its general appearance with the usual ramshackle planning and an absence … Continue reading

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The morning after the night before : Kuala Lumpur

Nine weeks and counting on the road, with not a sickness bug between the three of us to show for our efforts. That has to be some kind of a record, right? The 0.5 and I have concluded that there … Continue reading

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What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger: Malacca

All spent of Indonesian Rupiah, we flew out of Denpasar, Bali on 13th October on an Air Asia flight to Singapore. I’m still in two minds about whether we left Bali at the right time or whether in hindsight I … Continue reading

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Yet more crap – Sanur

So far on out trip we have been on a roll as far as accident avoidance is concerned. Apart from the odd occasion when “The Boy” has decided to pee at an inopportune moment whilst sans nappy, we’ve pretty much … Continue reading

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Sh*t happens (sometimes) : Pura Batukaru

When purchasing our tickets for the Kecak fire and trance dance at the Pura Batukaru Temple, we were kindly provided with a programme of the evenings scheduled events in exchange for our 75,000 Rupiah entrance fee. This cheaply printed guide reliably … Continue reading

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I searched, I found: Monkey Forest

You know how sometimes the most unexpected things turn up in the most unexpected places? Well, it happened to me in The Monkey Temple of Ubud. Having spent some quality time with acquaintances from Perth (Thanks Sven & Jo!) who … Continue reading

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