Will Travel For Wine

Saturday

27

September 2014

Sunday

21

September 2014

I Don’t Belong in the Jungle

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Nipah Beach. Photo Courtesy: Josh Smythe

Faced with six days on an island with no internet, I expected I would have nothing to do but write reflective blog posts capturing my Malaysian experience. Here’s the thing; I was wrong. With a Da Vinci Code-esque book in hand and lukewarm sea water crashing softly along the shore, productivity was the last thing […]

Wednesday

10

September 2014

Hitchhiking in the Cameron Highlands

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Boh Tea Plantation

There have been many ‘firsts’ during this trip; things like first drive on a moped, first goat udder massage, and first stop for petrol while on a public bus (seriously!?). With so many new experiences under my belt, I was a little surprised at my immense excitement at having hitchhiked for the first time. It […]

Thursday

4

September 2014

It’s Humid in Georgetown

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Georgetown

With cars and motorcycles speeding along narrow streets, bordered on each side by food vendors, parked cars, and large gutters, all senses must be active when crossing the street in Malaysia. Josh and I are getting pretty road-savvy at this point, used to walking street-side while buses rocket by so close we could bump shoulders. […]

Monday

1

September 2014

Hawker Heaven

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Hawker Paradise

We came across many warnings in the process of planning our month-long trip to Malaysia, involving the avoidance of tap water and traveling on public holidays (confirmed as of yesterday, Malaysia Independence Day). Another I read was to avoid dodgy hawker food along the street. While Josh and I both have a common interest in […]

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