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Days 101-120: Borneo Insects

Friday, July 8th, 2005

A few of the interesting insects we’ve seen in Borneo.
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Days 110-120: Sarawak

Friday, July 8th, 2005

Just some notes from our 10 days in Sarawak.
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Days 101-106: Kinabalu

Saturday, June 25th, 2005
Before heading to the steamy jungles of Borneo, Marcus decided it was time for a haircut. With $2 clippers from the supermarket in hand, he began to craft his masterpiece. It was not long before he realized that something ... [Continue reading this entry]

Malaysian Borneo Map

Monday, June 20th, 2005
Here's another map for your viewing pleasure (not very large this time). We landed in Kota Kinabalu this morning and plan to travel by surface to Kuching with a likely visit to Brunei. borneo_map.jpg

Day 100!

Monday, June 20th, 2005
100 days on the road! What better way to celebrate than with some yam milk bubble tea. Those of you near a Chinatown may want to give it a shot - it's like liquid cotton candy. Yum! [Continue reading this entry]

Days 84-99: Peninsular Malaysia

Saturday, June 18th, 2005
Upon arriving in a new country, our first order of business after clearing immigration is to find an ATM and get some cash. So after entering the terminal in Kuala Lumpur we headed straight for the first ATM we ... [Continue reading this entry]

Days 94-97: Taman Negara Critters

Friday, June 17th, 2005
Spent a few days hiking around the Taman Negara National Park. There are rumored to be over 800,000 species of insect in the park, but most of them were hiding. Here are a few we caught. This wooly caterpillar ... [Continue reading this entry]

Peninsular Malaysia Map

Thursday, June 16th, 2005
Here's a fairly high-res map of peninsular Malaysia taken from our guidebook. We added some boxes around the places we've been. Be warned that it is about 500kb in size and may take a bit to download. ... [Continue reading this entry]

Days 84-93: Malaysian Critters

Thursday, June 16th, 2005
A few pics of interesting critters from the first 10 days on peninsular Malaysia. We've seen monkeys all over Indonesia and Malaysia, but here's our first blog photo of one. (Kuala Lumpur) tn_monkey.jpg We cheated and went ... [Continue reading this entry]