Going Home

When you live on a small, bustling, noisy, overcrowded island, which never seems to sleep, it is heaven to visit the landscape of your childhood where the colours are clear and vibrant; there are no buildings, crowds and the air smells clean.

peace, quiet and a few kangaroos near sunset

a hot, hot, day

40c in the shade

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Gili Trawangan Island 2011

We had a quick few days in the picturesque Gilis Islands, Indonesia, during July.  The rest of the family went scuba diving, whilst I cruised around on my battered old pushbike.  There are no motorised vehicles on the island, so transport is your legs, pushbikes or a donkey and cart.  No TV or radio, but I did find a little cafe where there was some wi-fi.

Gili Islands, Lombok 2011

Happy New Year!

A few snaps of our family holiday over Christmas / New Year in Malaysia.

The bus we all wanted to ride on….the “First Class Massage Coach”

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KL from hotel window and very wet…

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Two quite different sides to Penang…

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My favourite…the Cameron Highlands…

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