- Malaysia 2010 (KL, Mulu Pinnacles, Singapore, Lang Tengah, Kapas, Perak, NPs near Kuching, Labuan, Brunei, Dubai): I travel to Malaysia every year, so I'm quite used to the country and there is not much that surprises me. The interesting thing this year was the sharp increase in prices, especially for what concerns taxis in KL and some restaurants. Apparently in the past year prices for some basic goods (petrol, food etc.) have increased substantially in Malaysia, prompting sharp price increases in some sectors.
For this trip I had no predefined schedule when I arrived to Malaysia. I was hoping to visit the Ulu Muda reserve and therefore tried to be flexible timewise, in case it would have been possible to visit this reserve.
It turned out that ... read more
- Malaysia 2003 (KL, Kuching, Bako NP, Miri, Mulu NP, Belaga, Rejang river, Sibu, Kelabit highlands, Brunei, Mt Kinabalu, KK, Kota Belud, Perhentian, Redang): This is a report of our trip to Malaysia in August-September 2003. The focus of this trip to Malaysia was mainly Borneo (Sarawak and Sabah) and I also briefly visited the West Malaysian states of Kelantan and Terengganu. Shirley (my wife) travelled together with me in Sarawak for the first week, after which she flew back to KL to spend some time with family and friends and do some shopping, while I continued my trip across Malaysia alone. I met Shirley again in KL.
To save time we relied extensively on flights to ... read more