Bora-Bora. The Pearl of The Pacific

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The name alone is dream like. World famous for it’s lagoon of many blues and picture perfect scenery, Bora-Bora deserves it’s nickname “Pearl of the Pacific”. It’s not a place that regularly appears on backpacker travel lists as the cost of staying on the island is so expensive, yet it is on this small island […]

You dive me crazy !

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Following our stay in Brunei, we chose to spend a few days on the island of Labuan, the paradise duty free island (see previous article) to relax after the trek, and celebrate Anne-Marie’s birthday. We were in one of the few affordable accommodations on the island, Jack’s Guesthouse. Jack is an extremely generous host: we […]

Visit to the Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam

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It’s 6 am when the alarm rings. It’s been two days since we arrived in Borneo and specifically Kota Kinabalu (KK), the capital of the state of Sabah, east Malaysia. You should know that Borneo, the third largest island in the world by its size, is divided into three parts: the largest, Kalimantan, is part […]

Koh Kood, the last Thai Paradise

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We left our accommodation on Koh Chang on Tuesday, January 31 at 8:40. A small truck waiting for us outside the entrance. Many people were already sitting in the back of the truck taxi: an Italian couple, German couple and two Ukrainians. We arrive at the small fishing village of Bang Bao and we are […]