Category Archive: Malaysia

Bako National Park, Malaysia

Bako was the first National Park in Malaysian Borneo.  Only 25 miles northeast of Kuching, it sits on a small peninsula that juts into the South China Sea.  Bako has no roads, so… Continue reading

Kuching, Malaysia

Borneo! I tried to visit once before, back in 2009.  My buddy Phil and I wanted to see orangutans in the wild at Tanjung Puting National Park in Indonesian Borneo, but we couldn’t… Continue reading

Penang, Malaysia

I’d arrived in Malaysia without a plan.  My itinerary was wide open, with over two weeks to fill.  Borneo jumped out as a priority that deserved at least half my time, but that… Continue reading

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

As soon as my plane touched down in Kuala Lumpur I became an idiot again.  I’d just started feeling a tiny bit competent at handling basic tasks in the Philippines, and all it… Continue reading