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A touch of olde England in the Cameron Highlands

A touch of olde England in the Cameron Highlands

Jun 27, 2018

Sitting in a pretty cottage garden in front of a Tudor style building we could have been in England. A  little speckled hen pecking around in the garden beside us just completes the picture. But any illusions of being in England evaporates when the evening call to prayer begins. We are still in Malaysia, though in

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Koh Libong and Koh Lipe: two contrasting islands

Koh Libong and Koh Lipe: two contrasting islands

Mar 19, 2018

The evening call to prayer is almost drowned out by a sudden enthusiastic burst from the cicada. I smile, who would think watching the sun set on a picture perfect Thai beach could be so noisy? We have come to Koh Libong, just off the southern Thai coast for a few days R&R. Well it

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The Mud House Mae Salong, on the road to Chiang Rai

The Mud House Mae Salong, on the road to Chiang Rai

Feb 13, 2018

From my perch on a bamboo step I look down on the valley before me. Bananas, bamboo, pampas grass and coffee trees thrive here on the mountain slopes. In the valley there are terraces for crops and a stream which glistens in the morning light. Lush green mountains dip in and out of the valley,

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Over the top in Singapore

Over the top in Singapore

Sep 18, 2016

– a hotel review – Every so often the urge to stay somewhere utterly fabulous overcomes us, yet usually common sense prevails. But not this time. It was our wedding anniversary and we were passing through our favourite stopover destination Singapore, and we thought lets treat ourselves. After trawling through some very ordinary yet extraordinarily expensive rooms

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