Monthly Archives: January 2012

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Culinary adventures in Kuching, Malaysia.

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Disco Spider

An exotic creature in… a Kuching shower?

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City of Cats

The name of the city where we spent Christmas, Kuching, means “cat” in Malay. Celebrating this status of “The City of Cats” are numerous feline figures throughout town, often in the middle of roundabouts or intersections. They range from cheesy … Continue reading

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Mulu Caves

In Borneo, deep in Sarawak’s Gunung Mulu National Park, lie the most spectacular caves on earth. Over millennia the flow of water draining from the slopes of G.Mulu towards the sea has cut deep gorges through the Park’s limestone mountains … Continue reading

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Toilets: Singapore Edition

Nothing much to report from Singapore. Not only is it Asia Lite, we also cheated and stayed with host families the entire time, which means A+ toilets. Woo-hoo! I’ll leave you with this informative and inspiring message from the Singaporean … Continue reading

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Asia Lite

Departing New Zealand, we braced ourselves for the craziness of Asia. And we got Singapore instead. In a sense, Singapore is Asia Lite. There aren’t tuk-tuks jamming the streets and indecipherable characters on the signs. The official language is English. … Continue reading

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The Muppets Take Singapore

The new Muppet movie is in theaters in the U.S., and I’m halfway around the globe?!  

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Merry Anatomically-correct Christmas!

Christmas decorations in a Kuala Lumpur shopping mall.

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Looking for Jo & Charlie

On our Great Barrier Reef trip, we met some nice docs named (if memory serves) Jo and Charlie. When I had to reset my iPhone, I lost their email address. J & C, if you happen to read this, please … Continue reading

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Where are we?

Hear ye, hear ye! Announcing another new feature on Next Stop: World! We’ve finally created a map of where we’ve been so far, which we will update as we go. Just like Photo of the Day, you can access it in … Continue reading

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