Category: Malaysia

Petronas Twin Towers-2

Watching Skyfall in KL

There are many good things about urban Malaysia. Most notably, the museums, the malls, the cinemas and the food. And, as I pick up the...

longhouse borneo

The Friday Photo: Kayan Woman, Borneo

I photographed this lady from the Kayan tribal minority in Sarawak, once an independent kingdom, now Malaysian Borneo, during our big trip upriver there last...

Z, grinning, coming off slide with rubber ring. Poring Hot Springs, Kinabalu Park, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.

Mr. Confidence

Sometimes, something happens which makes you look at your child with new eyes. This morning, Z and I were at Poring Hot Springs, the sulphurous...

sun bursts above peaks on the summit of mount kinabalu, borneo, malaysia

Climbing Mount Kinabalu

Dali would have loved the summit of Mount Kinabalu, the highest peak between the Himalayas and New Guinea. Granite towers, horns and cowslicks protrude improbably...

The flag of Sabah state, with Mount Kinabalu shaded in blue on the top left.

Ulp. It's an Alp.

When a mountain makes it onto the state flag, you know it’s a big old mountain. And Mount Kinabalu, which stands over 4000m above Sabah...

Bright green chameleon perched on a branch amid leaves. Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia.

Of Canopies and Caves

This is the view down over the lower storey of the rainforest canopy, in Mulu National Park, Sarawak, from the longest canopy skywalk in the...