Malaysian Trips

Borneo Trip Report – 26th February to 4th March 2013: Part II SEPILOK

Continued from PART I Kinabalu and Poring Hot Springs PART II:  Sepilok 1st March 2013 The next few days were going to be spent at the Rainforest Discovery Centre – a boon for wildlife photographers with its wide trails, towers and canopy walkways.  The area is not huge but a few days there really gives a […]

Borneo Trip Report – 26th February to 4th March 2013: Part I Mt Kinabalu and Poring Hot Springs

I had a last minute opportunity to go to Borneo for a week at the end of March.  There are numerous good spots for birdwatching, but one of the best places for photography, in my opinion, is the Sepilok area.  I was able to get a reasonable priced flight to Kota Kinabalu (KK) but connecting […]

Taman Negara – TRIP REPORT – December 2012

Taman Negara – Trip Report – December 2012 After a couple of previous trips to Sungai Relau (Merapoh), I was keen to get back and spend more time at  Taman Negara. The trip was very similar to my previous ones (July and October).  I drove from KLIA to Merapoh and stayed at the Sungai Relau […]

Taman Negara – TRIP REPORT – October 2012

Taman Negara – Trip Report – October 2012 I visited the Sungai Relau (Merapoh) part of Taman Negara for the second time in early October.  As I’d spent the previous night near Bukit Tinggi, I arrived at around 3:30pm after leaving there just after midday.  As before, I hadn’t made any prior arrangements but had no […]

Bukit Tinggi – TRIP REPORT – October 2012

Following a tip off about a nesting Banded Kingfisher at Bukit Tinggi, I arranged to make a side trip there at the start of a pre-arranged trip to Taman Negara.  As usual for my Malaysian trips, I flew into KLIA and hired a car there.  Bukit Tinggi is fairly easy to get to, taking about […]

Fraser’s Hill – TRIP REPORT – Sept 2012

21st September 2012 September allowed a long weekend trip up to one of my favorite spots in Malaysia – Fraser’s Hill.  As usual, I got a cheap flight up to KLIA and hired a car from Hertz Sime Darby.  The journey up was pretty uneventful and I was soon off the E1 Expressway on Route […]