Meeting the men of the forest

Sepilok Orangutan Yawn

To celebrate the week of Earth Day, we explore Sepilok, a centre in Malaysian Borneo where orphaned and injured orangutans are rescued and cared for. My first encounter with an orangutan was a magical one. I was in Singapore Zoo, where free ranging orang utans are kept. It was the hottest time of the day, humid … Read more

Five Reasons to stop in Kota Kinabalu

Kinabalu Prayer and boy with drink

Follow us as we discover Borneo this week, starting with Kota Kinabalu (KK for friends). The city is the state capital of Sabah, ‘the land below the wind’, famous for its nature and wildlife. At first glance, KK may not look like much, but there’s plenty to do to while away a couple of days, … Read more

Our Visit to Lençois Maranhenses

visit Lençois maranhenses pool

Visit Lençois Maranhenses two ways; from the air and from the ground. I guess I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. What is Lencois Maranhenses? When I first got a glimpse of Lençois Maranhenses, I could not believe how beautiful it was. A vast expanse of sand and rainwater, from the air it looked as … Read more