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Record-breaking on the road

The best lift of my journey so far – part 2

Behind Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia, I wandered down to the last river crossing we’d made before the software engineers had got to work on a cellphone tower. A flash flood of 75-odd cm was in full force, carrying tree…
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Then the she-man arrived

At JS Resort, Sandakan, north of Tawau, I was offered “extra services”, all of which came at rather high prices – and as the loud music over the dividing wall started, I realized what place I’d checked into. A notice…
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Greed before the she-man

The closer I got to Tawau in the east of Sabah, Malaysia, the more stunning the road scenery became. One lift I got was memorable. Sweeping views over jungle canopy-clad hillocks and undulations under heavy grey storm cloudbanks were relaxing…
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Days of miles and miles for days

I left Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, on 22 November. Back then – which feels like a very long time ago, my CB-3000 was something new, something of a novelty, something I’d need to get used to. It’s now 9 December and…
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A beautiful mosque, a dead dog and a lump in my pants

Before I leave Bandar Seri Begawan, I wanted to see the sights. So sight-seeing I went. In the city centre I was allowed a few steps inside the old mosque, said to be one of the most exquisite in this…
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