Monkey Palooza!

January 12, 2013 in Asia, Belize, Guatemala, Inspiration, Malaysia, North America, Thailand, Travelogue

We’ve been talking a lot about our monkey experiences this month. The kids have been laughing and retelling a lot of great experiences over our travels. We thought that some […]

Drive by Shootings: Photos of Life in Sabah

January 10, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia, Travelogue

Every now and then, when I’m riding a bus somewhere I’ll start to see the world though new eyes. Things that I don’t usually “see” any more pop out at […]

A Visit To The Agnes Keith House: In Which I Meet One Of My Favourite Ghosts

January 9, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia, Travelogue

I was about sixteen years old the first time I visited Borneo I arrived via steamer with an eager young wife, accompanying her husband who was the Commissioner of Forestry […]

Silvery Lutung Monkeys- Sabah, Malaysia

January 7, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia, Travelogue

WE ARE SO LUCKY! Ezra says that we’re always lucky, and I think he might be right. When we were at the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary yesterday we got […]

Sepilok Forest Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center-Video!

January 7, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia, Travelogue

Here’s a little video Tony made for you… The orang utans at the Sepilok Rehabilitation Center:

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Sabah, Malaysia

January 7, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia

I’m so glad that we didn’t rush to get to Labuk Bay yesterday and try to cram the proboscis monkeys in on top of the orang utans and the Rainforest […]

The Rainforest Discovery Center: Sabah, Malaysia

January 7, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia, Travelogue

The Rainforest Discovery Center is located on the fringe of the Kebili-Sepilok forest reserve. It would be easy to drive right by and not even know it’s there, but if […]

Pitcher Plants: For Our Young Friend, Max

January 6, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia, Travelogue

We have a young friend in New Jersey; his name is Max He is very interested in carnivorous plants. Maybe you didn’t know that some plants are carnivorous (meat eaters) […]

Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary: In which we monkey around

January 6, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia, Travelogue

“But you’ve already seen Orang Utans!” Indeed. But can one really have too many encounters with an endangered species on one of only two islands in the whole world that […]

Sandakan, Malaysia- Today was a goat rodeo.

January 5, 2013 in Asia, Malaysia

There is no scenario in which a Four Points by Sheraton, with en casa McDonalds improves a waterfront; Sandakan is no exception. I wasn’t sure which was more nauseating, the […]

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