Category: Malaysia

Palm Oil and the Plight of the Orangutan: visiting the orangutan sanctuaries of Sumatra and Borneo

Orangutan means ‘man of the forest’ in the Malay and Indonesian languages. But where does the man of the forest go when the forest is gone? There are a number of┬áplaces in Southeast Asia where you can see both the

Thailand to Malaysia Overland: getting stranded at the eastern border with a lonely policeman (or, how NOT to travel to the Perhentian Islands)

How NOT to travel from Thailand to Malaysia overland! (for the sensible routes from Thailand to Malaysia, scroll to the lower half of the post) Hat Yai bus station. The day was getting old, the sun dropping and the shadows drawing

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