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Sabah/Sarawak

Travel Map and Photographs

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Travelled to Sabah/Sarawak... arrived via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) then travelled to/through Kota Kinabalu, Pulau Manukan, Kota Kinabalu, Kinarut, Tenom, Keningau, Mt Kinabalu, Poring Hot Springs, Ranau, Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu (Sabah), Sibu, Kapit, Pelagus Rapids, Kapit, Kuching, Bako National Park, Kuching (Sarawak), and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



Manukan Bungalows
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Bungalows in the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Pulau Manukan, Sabah, Malaysia.

Cane Train
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On board the Toy 'Cane' Train as it slowly makes its way from Papar to Tenom, Sabah, Malaysia.



Keningau Dim Sum
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Popular dim sum restaurant at the local markets, Keningau, Sabah, Malaysia.



Gunung Kinabalu
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Late afternoon on spectacular Mount Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.



Laban Rata
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Laban Rata Rest House near the summit, Gunung Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.


Stilt Village
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Filipino stilt village that surrounds the town, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.




Sepilok Orphan
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An orphan Orang-utan at the Sepilok Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre just outside Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.




Jet Boats
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Jet boats used to travel along the Rajang River between the towns of Sibu and Kapit, a gateway to further travels into the wild Borneo rainforests, Kapit, Sarawak, Malaysia.




Pelagus Rapids
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The infamous rapids on the jungle-clad Sungai Rejang, Pelagus, Sarawak, Malaysia.




Iban Longhouse
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Repairing fishing nets in a traditional 'Head-hunter' Iban Longhouse, deep in the Borneo jungle, Pelagus, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Sungai Sarawak
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Waterfront river taxi's on the Sarawak river, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.



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Posted by joffre 16:23 Archived in Malaysia Tagged malaysia sarawak photography sabah joffre Comments (0)

Indonesian Adventures

Travel Map and Photographs

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Traveled to Indonesia/Malaysia... arriving via Penang and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then traveled to/through Medan, Bukit Lawang, Medan, Berstagi, Danau Toba, Sibolga, Pulau Nias, Bukittinggi, Danau Maninjau, Padang (Sumatra), Jakarta, Bogor, Pangandaran, Yogyakarta, Gunung Bromo (Java), Kuta (Bali), Gilli Air (Lombok), Kuta (Bali), Surabaya, Semarang, Dieng Plateau, Semarang (Java), Pontianak, Balai Karangan (Kalimantan), (Indonesia), Kuching, (Sarawak), (Malaysia), Singkawang, Pontianak, Sintang, Sanggau, Pontianak, Ketapang, Pangkalanbun, Sampit, Palangkaraya, Banjarmasin, Loksado, Banjarmasin (Kalimantan) and back home via Surabaya, Jakarta (Java), (Indonesia)...


Jungle Inn Bungalow
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Bungalow perched over a jungle stream in tropical Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia.


Orang-utan
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Orang-utan or 'man of the the forest' at the Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre, Bukit Lawang, Sumatra, Indonesia.

Jam Karet
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Passing time on the boat journey between Parapat and Tuk Tuk, Danau Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia.


Danau Toba
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View of Tuk Tuk from the Samosir highlands, Danau Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia.


Ono Niha Housing
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Traditional teak Ono houses in the small village, Bawomataluo, Nias, Sumatra, Indonesia.


Bukittinggi Markets
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Entrance to the local markets in hill-side Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.



At the Markets
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At the interesting local market, Bukittinggi, Sumatra, Indonesia.


Botanical Gardens
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Vine-clad tree in the famed Bogor Botanical Gardens, Bogor, Java, Indonesia.



Bringing in the Catch
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Local women help to bring in the catch of the day, Pangandaran, Java, Indonesia.



Borobudur
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The spectacular Mahayana Buddhist Temple of Borobudur, just outside Yogjakarta, Java, Indonesia.




Endless Summer
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Surfers catch their last waves of the day as the sun sets over Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia.


Dieng Plateau
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Rows and rows of terraced crops in the fertile volcanic soils, Dieng Plateau, Java, Indonesia.




Rafflesia
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The famous parasitic Rafflesia or "corpse flower", taken outside Singkawang, Kalimantan, Indonesia.



Pontianak Canals
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River canals off Sungai Kapas, Pontianak, Kalimantan, Indonesia.


Sungai Bundung
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Bundung on Sungai Kapas on the way to Sintang, Kalimantan, Indonesia.


Floating the Bus
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Rafting our bus over a flooded section of road between Pangkalan Bun and Sampit, Kalimantan, Indonesia.


Hard Slog
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Plowing through the extremely muddy red roads between Sampit and Palangka Raya, Kalimantan, Indonesia.


On the Sungai
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Daily life on the river in the 'Venice of Indonesia', Banjarmasin, Kalimantan, Indonesia.


Loksado Village
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In the Borneo rainforest you'll find the small Dayak village, Loksado, Kalimantan, Indonesia.


River Markets
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On the way to the bustling 'floating markets', Banjarmasin, Kalimantan, Indonesia.


Living with Leprosy
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Living on the streets in the booming city, Surabaya, Java, Indonesia.



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Posted by joffre 16:50 Archived in Indonesia Tagged bali indonesia java malaysia sarawak photography sumatra kalimantan joffre Comments (0)

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