Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Sepilok to Semporna and Mabul

In which a living room is mistaken for a cafĂ© and Jo’s flipflops go for a walk
Starring Jon, the only Malaysian who can speak Afrikaans and Cody the mask(ed) hero

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Sandakan to Sepilok

In which Jo gets a hand holding offer on the bus and Cath is robbed in the night.  
Starring Orang-utans who bring their own umbrellas and a boy with a cardboard box full of  kittens

Monday, 21 November 2011

From Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan

In which I nearly wash my hands in the soup
Starring Adnessa who saved us from the rain

Sunday, 20 November 2011

Kota Kinabalu to the Kinabantangan River

In which we get stuck in the mud and go adrift on a river of mosquitoes
Starring monkeys that catch crabs with their tails

Friday, 18 November 2011

Kota Kinabalu

In which we eat more seafood than is strictly healthy and spend too many nights listening to bad bands.
Starring Mr Ben, the hee-haw man and Phineas Fogg

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Melaka to Singapore

In which we stay in a pigsty
Starring two Australian naval officers who had an unfortunate but unsurprising fireworks accident

Monday, 14 November 2011

Kuala Lumpur to Melaka

In which we are invited to dance by a man in camouflage trousers.

Starring Master Ho, a Kungfu genius who punched his index finger through a coconut, Mr Universe and two quantum physicists (theoretical).

Saturday, 12 November 2011

Penang to Kuala Lumpur

In which we do some serious glampacking at the Sheraton and Cath gets cake for her birthday (against all the odds)
Starring two crazy New Yorkers and a cab driver who doesn't allow kissing

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Langkawi to Penang

In which a bus goes on diversion to take me to my stop
Starring a Malaysian cowboy and his hotpant-ed girlfriend.

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Krabi to Langkawi

In which I overstay my welcome in Thailand

Starring a one armed plant pot and a Saudi Arabian in a Hawaiian suit

Saturday, 5 November 2011

Koh Phi Phi

In which we discover the best way to approach a sleeping shark and my Mom and I do the limbo under a burning pole

Starring Joey the RayBan wearing boatman who didn’t want to talk about the Tsunami.

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Railay Beach, Krabi

In which ‘time for relax’ becomes a marketable itinerary item
Starring Tarzan: King of the Baboons