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Driving North from Perth to the Pinnacles

By on August 28, 2015 in Australia with 0 Comments

Fantastic drive north towards the Pinnacles and the Stromatolites, once I got out of Perth! Seemed to take forever to get out of the city as the suburbs seem to go on for miles and miles. Once you do get out of the town you pass through mile upon mile of bush land, which at […]

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Driving to the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

By on August 24, 2015 in Malaysia with 2 Comments
Driving to the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

The drive to the Cameron Highlands from KL was stunning, well, actually the first two hours weren’t as that was along boring motorways, but as soon as you turned off and started heading in to the Highlands it became one of those magical mountain drives along switch-back roads that seem to climb for ever and ever. […]

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Automatic Lights – friend or foe?

By on February 20, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
Automatic Lights – friend or foe?

One of the problems with a rental car is you are never entirely sure how it works… This morning we awoke to snow for our drive south. No problem, however, the lights on the car did prove to be a bit of a challenge. We wanted them on…. But, as we were driving along they […]

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The drive from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Park City, Utah – part 2 of 2

By on February 14, 2015 in General, USA with 0 Comments
The drive from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Park City, Utah – part 2 of 2

Scenery along Interstate 15 was spectacular and I loved the way it was constantly changing. Finally we got to Utah… And then we saw the first snow… Hopefully there will be snow when we get to Park City… The desert was long gone and there was grass! One thing I do like is all the […]

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The drive from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Park City, Utah – part 1 of 2

By on February 14, 2015 in USA with 0 Comments
The drive from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Park City, Utah – part 1 of 2

Leaving Las Vegas, and passing through the desert of Nevada and Arizona and on to Park City, Utah for some skiing, was going to be an interesting drive. The drive from Las Vegas to Park City takes around 7 hours and is about 430 miles. Personally, I liked the drive as even though it was pretty […]

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Day trip to Singapore – your Malaysian road tax must be valid?

By on May 11, 2014 in General with 0 Comments

Quick day trip over to Singapore and when I got border and inserted my Autopass* card it flashed up an error saying my Malaysian road tax had expired. The problem was easily fixed by visiting the Autopass office, but what I found odd was why would the Singaporean government be concerned about whether or not […]

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Road trip from Sibu to Mukah, Sarawak – why are the roads so bad?

By on April 19, 2014 in Malaysia with 0 Comments

Today I decided to have a road trip from Sibu to Mukah. Why? Well, why not? Thought it would be good to visit the coast and to have a look at another town in this part of Sarawak. Mukah, as the crow flies, is about 60 – 70 km from Sibu, however, there is no […]

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SNAKE!!! Black Cobra, near Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia

By on April 19, 2014 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
SNAKE!!!  Black Cobra, near Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia

This morning I was out driving around just outside of Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia, when I spotted something on the road… I thought it might be a snake, but there was a chance it was just a bit of discarded rubber, or a stick, or something. However, when I looked back in my rearview mirror the […]

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Car hire at Sibu, Airport… The mystery has been solved!

By on April 16, 2014 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Car hire at Sibu, Airport…  The mystery has been solved!

Ha ha! I have solved the mystery of why I was unable to hire a car with Hertz or Avis at Sibu Airport! It is because Hertz and Avis do not offer car hire at the airport. It appears the other blog I read had it wrong. Blog Post Bonus: Download a PDF version of this […]

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Getting the car ready to go to Singapore…

By on February 24, 2013 in Malaysia, Singapore with 2 Comments

I live in Malaysia about 15 min drive from the causeway to Singapore, and that I’m planning to visit Singapore next weekend I, therefore, decided to get the car ready so that I could drive in Singapore Getting the car ready didn’t sound too difficult, all I had to do was obtain a “pass” for […]

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