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Archive for April, 2013

Lumpy drinks…. Bubble Tea…

By on April 20, 2013 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Lumpy drinks…. Bubble Tea…

One thing that is a little odd, and that I can’t get on with, is some of the lumpy drinks over here. An example of such a drink is below… The coloured bits in the drink are ‘lumps’ that end up going up the straw (and yes they use a very wide-bore straw), and that […]

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An insect in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia?

By on April 18, 2013 in Malaysia with 1 Comment
An insect in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia?

Spotted this dead insect on the street Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The body is about 4 -5 cm long, and the wingspan over 6 cm. I think it was real, and yet it has been suggested it is a toy. All I can say is that if it was a toy then it was a very elaborate […]

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SNAKE!!!!! An update….

By on April 16, 2013 in Malaysia with 1 Comment
SNAKE!!!!!  An update….

A little while ago I had my first snake encounter in Malaysia (see SNAKE!!!!!)… and even though I have bought a book on snakes, and I have searched Google, I am still unable to identify it. Recently, I was sent some photos of the snake (it was captured by security, photographed, and then removed from […]

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Weird bug things on my window….

By on April 14, 2013 in Malaysia with 7 Comments
Weird bug things on my window….

Any entomologists out there…. If so, what are these? I found them on the window this morning. The insects (and I am pretty sure it is an insect as they have 6 legs and two large antennae) have a body that is about 2 mm long. If you have any idea what they are please […]

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A weekend in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

By on April 8, 2013 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
A weekend in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

This past weekend I have been in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, and it was an interesting trip. View Larger Map Kota Kinabalu is a really nice little town on the coast and is certainly worth a visit and an explore. During my brief visit to the town I was able to wander around the town […]

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A weekend in Singapore

By on April 1, 2013 in Singapore with 0 Comments
A weekend in Singapore

Just got back from a weekend in Singapore. So far I haven’t spent much time in Singapore and so this was the chance to have a look around. Conclusion… Nice place, but expensive and crowded… OK, some sweeping generalisations… If you have enjoyed this article then please feel free to share it using the buttons […]

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