Lazy days in Varkala

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Our long trip to Kerala from Udaipur via Gujurat and Chennai took almost 30 hours, and we organized a private taxi from Trivandrum airport to Varkala so to lessen our burden, a pricy option though we traveled in style in a white Ambassador! The transfer, although only 48km took more than two hours, roads in […]

Rumble in the Jungle

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We said good bye to sunny Mabul Island and took the boat at 16.00 to the mainland. It was a longer, more bumpy and wet ride back and we made a couple of stops for emergency boat repair! Upon arrival in Semporna we checked into Sipidan Inn, an oasis in an otherwise dirty town. A […]

Wet & Wild in Borneo, part two

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We slept soundly on our first night at Sumbiling, comforted in our cosy tent, complete with mattresses. Being so warm at night, we didn’t need the extra bedding provided, and we slept with the tent cover open, the sun was shining on the river and birds singing when we awoke. The Iban ladies had prepared […]

And so to eat…

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We’ve decided to blog about what we eat on our travels. Prior to leaving home, we enjoyed many great meals with friends and family, from traditional Christmas dinner (twice) to yummy cheese and fondue vigneronne. Food here is very different, and though Anne-Marie may crave brown bread with real Irish butter in time to come, […]