Author Archives: Wolfgang

Cuddle monkeys :-)

They are not quite as famous as their big nosed cousins at Labuk Bay, but this family of silver haired monkeys was all the more cuddly. One of these cuties would surely fit into our backpack, right? . Bea and the … Continue reading

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Big noses, chronically flatulent and always horny – meet the Proboscis monkeys

If you thought that all monkeys are cute and cuddly you may want to think again and take a look at these fellas: bulbous noses, fat bellies, loud, constantly farting and perpetually aroused (but don’t we all know a couple … Continue reading

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Sepilok orang-utans and sun bears

The Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre is a forest reserve in Sabah province for orphaned and confiscated orang-utans … for more information about their history and terrific work check out their website here. . During the afternoon feeding session this cheeky bugger had a blast … Continue reading

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Borneo – home of the orangutans

Malaysian Borneo was probably the one destination of our trip we argued about the longest … Bea didn’t want to go there because of the Malaria risk but I wanted to see orangutans in the wild. In the end I … Continue reading

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Marina Bay Sands

A trip to Singapore would not be complete without a visit to the Marina Bay Sands hotel towering over the southern end of Marina Bay on a stretch of reclaimed land. I always try to come here on a stopover … Continue reading

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Singapore – gateway to Asia

Singapore was our first port of call in South East Asia and an easy starting point for a trip through Asia. Since I already spent a couple of business trips and stopovers in this tiny country, we thought it’s not worth to … Continue reading

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Brisbane, Gold Coast – our stopover in Oz

Finding the best and cheapest flight connection from one place to another is like a big three dimensional puzzle and something we’re getting particularly good at during our trip. Unfortunately island hopping from Vanuatu into South-East Asia was not an option … Continue reading

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