Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ah, Luxury!

Day 33, Sunday 29 Jan 2012, KL and Langkawi I was up at 6.00 after another bad night, in future I think I will stay in smaller sized dorm rooms if I have a choice, especially in these towns where … Continue reading

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Leech cures and Petronas at night

Day 32, Saturday 28 Jan 2012, Kuala Lumpur, part two Just sitting in the lobby of my resort in Langkawi, accessing the free wifi and supping my first (second, third, fourth) red in over a month. Wine – how I … Continue reading

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Batu Caves

Day 32, Saturday 28 Jan 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Batu Caves This could be my first two post day, if anything happens this afternoon it will definitely be, crikey it is all happening! I went to Batu Caves this morning and … Continue reading

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1 month of travel completed !

Day 31, Friday 27 Jan 2012, Kuala Lumpur Well if you read my last, brief, post you will know that my first completed month on the road was not a day I will remember fondly. I had a lousy sleep … Continue reading

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Not so lovin KL now

Not KL’s fault. last night most of my cash was stolen from my locker in the hostel, about $500 NZ. All the small denomination USD and some local currency. I am not blaming anyone but myself but I am pretty … Continue reading

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I heart KL

Day 30, Thursday 26 Jan 2012, Kuala Lumpur Up at 6.15 to get the highly expensive van out to the airport, onwards and upwards ! Uneventful flight from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu, 45 minutes – so up, shaken about by … Continue reading

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Sepilok – Orangutan town.

Day 29, Wednesday 25 Jan 2012, Sepilok I took half a pill last night as I had had a couple of bad nights in Semporna, trying to sleep on the bed of rocks and was subsequently very tired. I had … Continue reading

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Off to Sepilok

Day 28, Tuesday 24 Jan 2012, Semporna –  Sepilok It was pouring with rain again when I woke up so decided to stick with my plan from yesterday and move on up to Sepilok on the 7.30 bus. Jay (Jerome) … Continue reading

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Boom boom, diving Semporna, day 2

Day 27, Monday 23 Jan 2012, Semporna Day two of diving started off with a massive downpour ! fortunately we were waiting for a hungover graduate from the day before school to turn up, which she never did, so we … Continue reading

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Diving Semporna, day 1

Day 26, Sunday 22 Jan 2012, Semporna  I am going to start by saying today was pretty awesome ! Very warm dorm room in Semporna,  but I slept OK,  I must be getting the hang of hostel living. Up at … Continue reading

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