Discovering New Blogs: The Liebster Award

A few weeks ago I nearly fell of my seat when I discovered my blog had been nominated for an award, The Liebster Award, by No Time For Travel. As a very new, and reasonably part time blogger, I was very happy that someone out there had read my posts and liked them. A bit more …

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Kinabatangan River

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. As had become customary with this trip, our …

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Mount Kinabalu, Borneo

Big Prawns and Panoramas: Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

This is the first in a series of posts about Borneo. I've been looking forward to this trip for a long time, and you can read all about my love affair with the country here. Borneo's capital, Kota Kinabalu, was the first stop on our two week adventure. Pretty much just passing through, I hadn't expected …

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