Borneo has always been the stuff of legend, dreams and nature documentaries for me. I wanted to go there long before I ever knew anything about the place (that seems to be a running theme in my life) except for the fact that orangutans lived there. Hey, it’s as good a reason as any, right?
Malaysia is the kind of country where even the endless bus journeys are full of stunning scenery. Heading to the Cameron Highlands from Kuala Lumpur by bus takes about three and half hours (not including the two train rides just to get to the bus station), with the last hour or so taking you along windy
Number one on this list, and the main reason I wanted to travel to Georgetown in Penang, is the city’s very famous collection of street art. Adorning a large part of this colonial-era city are colourful murals of every shape and size, covering subjects ranging from the humorous to the political. My personal
Mulu National Park holds a special place in my heart. Home to some of the largest caves in the world, Mulu is the true meaning of the word ‘awesome’. Its beauty and extraordinary scenery alone would have cemented its place in my memory, but I’m also extremely grateful to this remote park.
The night before I
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