Still in Kota Kinabalu

I was supposed to go to the park today, but the guide I was going to go with canceled on me. I’ll be here another day I guess. I have made good use of my time in KK. I’m working on a really interesting project for when I’m in Jakarta. It is something I can …

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Japan: Mecca for Sushi Lovers

Sushi is far and away my favorite food. I’m not alone in that assessment. All around the world sushi restaurants have been springing up like weeds as sushi has gained in popularity. It is easily the biggest Japanese contribution to global culture (yes, bigger than Anime). So I couldn’t really go to Japan and not …

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Borneo Burnout

I’ve been really tired since I’ve gotten back from Mulu. I’ve also had rashes on my arms and legs. I don’t know if they are related. I have a bunch of photos I still have to upload that I haven’t been able to because of poor bandwidth. I also have several long posts ready to …

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Sabah

I’m back from my three days in the rainforest at Gunung Mulu National Park. It was a really amazing experience. My muscles are still sore from all the walking and climbing I did. I’m spending today going through photos before I head off to Kinabalu National Park here in Sabah. Oddly enough, even though I …

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Welcome to the Jungle

Greetings from the jungles of Borneo. Literally. I’m on a satellite internet connection in the Royal Mulu Resort in Mulu National Park. This been one helluva experience so far. Today I went honest to goodness spelunking. Hard hat with a light on it and everything. Tomorrow I’m off to walk in the rainforest treetops 30 …

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Sarawak 2

I had to come into town to book my ticket to Mulu National Park. I still need to book a bed, but that shouldn’t be a problem. The New Year rush has died down and I’m willing to sleep anywhere. The place I’m staying outside of Miri is very nice. My room is inside a …

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Sarawak

I am in Miri, Malaysia. The trip from Bandar Seri Begwan took about five hours to travel maybe 50 miles. I had to transfer onto five different buses and take a small boat across a river. It is very obvious the reliance Brunei has on oil once you get out of the capital. There is …

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What I learned in 2007

See it is the thing to do at the New Year, here is a list of things I’ve learned in 2007: Kit Kat is the most popular candy bar in the world. It is everywhere. Moreover, I’ve seen it in all sorts of different flavors. I’ve seen green tea, cherry, white chocolate and dark chocolate. …

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