Category Archives: Malaysia

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The Quintessential Malaysian Motorbike

Throughout Malaysia, motorbike traffic is everywhere. Although it’s not quite as heavy as it was in Indonesia, the bikes here are in generally better condition. One thing I’ve noticed is that nearly HALF of all motorbikes I see are the … Continue reading

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Pulau Penang and Georgetown

After relaxing for a day in beautiful air conditioning, we made it safely from the clutches of Jerantut and the East Coast of Malaysia and took the daunting all-day bus ride to the northwest corner of the country and Pulau … Continue reading

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Taman Negara – Day 2

Taman Negara, widely touted as the world’s oldest primary rainforest (“Yes! It’s even older than the Amazon!” read the brochures), is nonetheless a beautiful destination to explore. Though not independently confirmed as the “oldest,” much to the chagrin of local … Continue reading

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Taman Negara – Part I

When we last left our intrepid heroes, we were heading from the not-too-impressive town of Kuantan to one of the oldest rainforests in the world. It was awesome! We bussed from Kuantan to the small town of Jerantut. Being a … Continue reading

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My Friend, Ali

Our first night in Melaka, some weeks ago, I met a young man named Ali. We played a few games of pool at our mutual hostel and during said games (where I lost horribly, I might add) we had a … Continue reading

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Casio: In Mourning

I’ve worn a Casio watch for the majority of the time since my father got one for me back in middle school. I wrote about the death of that watch (after a decade of faithful service) on Livejournal: Casio NL-11 … Continue reading

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