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Welcome to the land of the dragon

The welcome to Arcadia’s first Asian port was appropriate enough, although the dancers garbed in red looked like they came from Indonesia’s dragon island of Komodo, rather than Bitung, Sulawesi, where we actually were. 638 more words

Asia

Monkeying Around

What better way to make a big announcement than with a proboscis monkey.

I’ve been playing around with Word Press this weekend.  Please let me know if you like the change or if you prefer the old Eighties theme for L.M.W. 74 more words

Travel

Common Palm Civet - Musang Pandan

As opposed to peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra, Borneo is not inhabited by tigers – the title of biggest predator therefore automatically goes to the Sunda Clouded Leopard ( 169 more words

Photography

Into Borneo

I stepped into the car, plonking my bags down in the back. I sat silently for the first few minutes, looking around out the window, at Borneo. 849 more words

Travel

Falling leaves Onesie

There is no better way to celebrate weekend and public holiday than packing a picnic and catching up with family. For me, the best picnic spot for my family is at Tanjung Lipat Public Park ( it’s a beach actually..). 116 more words

Knitting

The story of Kumang and her orangutan family

Seneca Park Zoo has been home to many animals for nearly 120 years, each one unique and special in its own way.  Keepers are often asked if they have a favorite, whether it’s an entire species or an individual animal, and for me the answer is always the same: there have been too many wonderful creatures of all kinds that I’ve had the privilege to spend time with for me to have a favorite.  1,228 more words

Orangutans