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May 20th, 2011 | Asia

Johor Bahru – Fun and Frustration…

The past few days I have spent here in Johor Bahru, have been both enjoyable, and immensely frustrating… Rory and I have managed to get a few things done however, in between the numerous visits to restaurants, open air markets and being introduced to friends of his… I have bought a fourth external 1 Tera-byte […]

May 18th, 2011 | Asia

Catching up and getting the Runaround…

For the time being, it would seem that I am stuck in Johor Bahru…!! And with Rory as a host, this is certainly a very good place to be “stuck” in…!! He has very kindly given me the run of both his home on the 20th floor of the condo he resides in, as well […]

May 17th, 2011 | Asia

Parting Ways…

Riding with Trevor and Chenty for the past six weeks has been enormously rewarding for me… Not only have I made life-long friends, but I have also been able to share some amazing experiences and visited places with them that I would otherwise have done alone… On so many occasions in the past, I have […]

May 13th, 2011 | Asia

Rory Reunion…!!

Riding on Friday the 13th…?? What was I thinking…!! We rode in 37 degree heat, and humidity that was right up there in the 90’s….!! Not much fun…!! We have left Kuala Lumpur and have arrived down in the southern part of Malaysia in the city of Johor Bahru… It lies directly across from the […]

May 12th, 2011 | Asia

Kuala Lumpur…

After a day in Tanah Rata, where I managed to see most of this little highland town, get my laundry done, and do some writing, I was ready to ride to Malaysia’s capital city… Trevor had taken the longer and faster route the day before, turning east at Ringlet, and then looping back to the […]

May 10th, 2011 | Asia

A Day in the Cameron Highlands…Part 2.

The Cameron Highlands were named after William Cameron, a British surveyor who “discovered” them in 1885 during a mapping expedition… The term “discovered” when used to describe natural things such as mountains and rivers, always cracks me up… Were the highlands not there the day before…? Did old man Cameron walk out of his tent […]