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June 23rd, 2011 | Asia

Tales from Two Cities…

With this post, I have finally caught up with events preceding my arrival in laid-back and beautiful Bali… This is the one that describes what went down in Kuala Lumpur … And here’s the one about our visit to Singapore … Now that I have these posted, I can begin to bring you up to […]

May 25th, 2011 | Asia

Lights on in Kuala Lumpur…

Today was all good…!! I managed to get my flight to Bali sorted with the help of Rory, who saved me a chunk of money by booking the ticket directly online for me… For some weird and wonderful reason, neither of my cards are accepted online…!! And it is not finger trouble on my part, […]

May 24th, 2011 | Asia

K.L., and the return of D.D. …

I had intended on getting an early start for Kuala Lumpur, but saying my goodbyes to Rory had taken longer than expected…!! I cruised out of his condo at a little after 9.00am, and pointed the Big Fella’s nose north… With three lanes of highway to play on, he pinned his mirrors back and took […]

May 23rd, 2011 | Asia

Goodbye to a Good Friend…

Rory had hosted me for more than a week, and being the great guy that he is, would have been happy to have me stay on for much longer… But the open road was calling again, and I had to take leave of both Rory and Malaysia, or run the risk of settling in Johor […]

May 22nd, 2011 | Asia

Meander thru Melaka…

On Sunday morning after another 30km of pounding pavement, Rory suggested we take a ride up to Melaka, the former Portuguese and later Dutch port on the west coast of Malaysia… We followed the coastal road rather than take the highway, as we did not want to use the same route there and back again… […]

May 21st, 2011 | Asia

Running Repairs and a Walk in the Park…

Since arriving in Luang Prabang in Laos, I have been chasing down a spare catch to repair the one that broke on the diabolical roads of Northern Laos… I had located one in Bangkok, but was unable to collect it on the day that we were there… Servicing of the Big Fella and arranging to […]