Postcard From… Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Postcard From Perhentian Islands

Welcome to this week’s Postcard From – the feature where I chat to some lucky explorer about their recent travels. If you would like to take part please get in touch – eluxton@hotmail.co.uk or @em_luxton – I would love to hear from you! This week’s postcard comes from Bernita Lewin, a South African…

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Postcard From… Mount Kinabalu, Malaysia

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Welcome to this week’s Postcard From – the feature where I chat to some lucky explorer about their recent travels. If you would like to take part please get in touch – eluxton@hotmail.co.uk or @em_luxton – I would love to hear from you! This week, I’ve been chatting to T.B, who took…

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A Place to Stop

Perhentian

A few weeks ago, I posted a couple of short stories I wrote about my trip to Malaysia in the summer of 2010, Fishing in Paradise and Kuala Lumpur. This is the last of these posts, a short about my arrival at the gorgeous Perhentian Islands. Enjoy! Forty-eight hours on…

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Kuala Lumpur

A few weeks ago you may remember me posting an old piece I wrote about my time in Malaysia, Fishing in Paradise. Well, I’ve finally gotten around to posting the second of those pieces, written as a competition entry (I didn’t win) about my experiences in Kuala Lumpur. Hope you…

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Fishing in Paradise

Perhentian

Two summers ago I visited Malaysia travelling from Kuala Lumpur to the East Coast, where we stayed on the beautiful island of Pulau Perhentian. I came across a few of the stories I wrote about that trip, and thought I would share them here because a) I have nothing else…

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Photo Friday… Poi, Malaysia

Another one from my trip to Malaysia, taken on Pulau Perhentian. Every night the bars on the edge of the beach would lay out beach mats on the sand and drag out wooden coffee tables with candles on. We bought rum by the bottle and cans of coke. All the…

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Photo Friday… Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia

All this gloomy weather in the British capital is making me dream of white sandy beaches and clear blue skies, so I thought I’d share this photo I took in Malaysia in 2010! It’s one of my favourite shots from the whole trip, because, well, it’s just so pretty! We…

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