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The golf course in Kota Kinabula was a feast for the senses.

Golfing in Borneo- A Sensory Experience

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Golfing in Kota Kinabula was a feast for the senses.

Destinations: Malaysia | Borneo
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Animals | Ecotourism | Food | Economy | People | Beaches & Resorts | Fashion | Agriculture | Sports | Nature
Women weaving baskets for morning offerings.

What is Bali?

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Bali is so many things- great food, friendly people, brilliant stars, rejuvenating massages, fascinating monkeys, gorgeous flowers and perfect weather.

Destinations: Bali | Indonesia
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | Animals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Economy | People | Photography | Religion | Beaches & Resorts | Nature | For Kids

The people I met in Dalian, P.R. China

Reina Hatimiya Hamid - jreina10 [50]

I was on my holiday visiting my former colleague in Dalian, China, for 2 weeks.  Big city with very friendly locals.  I was offered a job in the same hotel - Holiday Inn Dalian, a 4-star...

Destinations: Malaysia | United Arab Emirates | Indonesia | Singapore | Hong Kong | Bahrain | Mongolia | Macau | Saudi Arabia | Maldives | Sri Lanka | China | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Music | Photography | People | Beaches & Resorts | Ancient History | National Parks | Festivals | Animals | Traditions | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Nature | Architecture
The white heron of Ubud, Bali

The White Heron Sanctuary in Ubud

Sandra Lilyana - missrain [984]

Watching hundreds of white birds flying home is something that you could only do in Petulu White Heron Sanctuary in Ubud. But that's only if you come at the right time and wear the right costume

Destinations: Indonesia
Topics: Travel | Animals | Nature

Indonesia's elephants outsmart humans

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

Conflicts between wild animals and humans have long been on the rise on Sumatra, where jungle habitat is being increasingly taken over by encroaching settlements, plantations and industrial estates.

Destinations: Sumatra | Indonesia
Topics: Animals
Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Baliem valey's mummies

Carlo Ottaviano Casana - cocasana [40]

Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Hong Kong | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Burma | Indochina | Maldives | Thailand
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Art | Photography | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Animals | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Food | Working Abroad | Architecture
The Dutchman of Borneo

Proboscis Monkeys: The Dutchman of Borneo

Ee Lin Wan - eelin [4,126]

A Shocking Sight! Deep within the forests of Borneo, along a route Chinese traders used to obtain highly treasured shark fins and bird's nests, ancient explorers came across a most startling sight.

Destinations: Malaysia | Borneo
Topics: Animals
Orang Utans at the Sepilok Rehabilitation Center

Orang Utan: The Wild-man of Borneo

Ee Lin Wan - eelin [4,126]

The Man of the Jungle It is one of the largest of tree-dwelling mammals and shares 96.4 % of the human genome. With two intelligent eyes, a tuft of fluffy hair at the top of its head and a skull...

Destinations: Malaysia | Borneo
Topics: Animals
The Komodo Dragon

Three men in a boat, a damsel and some dragons

Susan Storm - sstorm [1,087]

The ruler of the island, patrolling the shore as we attempted to land our dugout, was not a pretty sight. We'd obviously interrupted his meal - a culinary altercation with a large turtle - and he...

Destinations: Indonesia | Komodo
Topics: Travel | Adventure | National Parks | Animals | Nature

Saving Borneo's Orangutans

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,663]

* * * Asia's vanishing forests are home to many endangered species who may not survive the century. In the jungle of Borneo, Birute Mary Galdikas has spent the past three decades braving tropical...

Destinations: Indonesia | Borneo
Topics: Animals
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