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I have not blogged since we left KK. This is mainly because we’ve all been struck down by illness. Ian and Marilyn have had the aching limbs and fever followed by a flu (?dengue) and I’ve had the trots. This … Continue reading
We ventured way past Ranau on the road to Sandakan and found the Sabah Tea Gardens where we had a tour of the tea factory. I have never thought much about the contents of my teabag, apart from liberating the … Continue reading
My uncle, Walter Hogg, Uncle Wattie, joined the war effort as Australia was sending troops in a last ditch attempt to save Singapore. This was in 1942. Singapore fell soon after he arrived, he was shipped off to Sandakan in … Continue reading
To start the day of our inland adventure, we checked out the view of KK from the Old Signal Station. Unfortunately much of the spectacular harbour view is now obscured by sky scrapers. … Continue reading
A sleep in, a chat with other yachties then a hot quick look at the Sunday Market ( bought a fan) . Now at hair cut.
Its the end of Ramadan and the last 2 days, people are on holiday , Hari Raya Aidilfitri, and celebrating by visiting family and eating. The streets are decorated with green and yellow woven packets resembling packets of rice woven … Continue reading
We joined Songbird 50 and have the other aft master cabin with white sheets!!!! We have our own ensuite. The weather was looked up, tides considered and the cruising guide consulted and we set off for Pulau Tiga 30 mn … Continue reading
I thought, as we are still sailing in foreign climes, that I would blog our further sea travels , just a bit more. We are in The Federal Territory of Labuan. I had never heard of this place until we … Continue reading
As youprobablynow know, Gypsea Rover is in the process of being sold. She has been a great cruiser and kept us safe. A combination of a reasonable offer, the low Australian dollar and the opportunity to sell in USD, a … Continue reading
Yesterday we arose at 6:30…..too early for some, then headed off on land to hike UP 1500m through steep jungle. Most of us were soaked through when we reached the goal…a large pool of COLD fresh water tumbling out of … Continue reading