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May 16, 2006 - Kuala Terengganu to Kampung Rantau Abang

A very enjoyable ride (65km), as we left really early in the morning to avoid traffic and heat. Stopped several times during the day, and met our first fellow cyclists so far, going in the opposite direction from us. Passed some road construction, but it didn't slow us down too much. Kampung Rantau Abang used to be a place where the leatherback and olive turtles came in numbers to lay eggs on the beach. Too many tourists, garbage on the beach, fish nets, and environmental pollution, not to mention the turtle egg trade (a Malaysian...

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Jul 22, 2004 - Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia

This morning we met at 5:30a.m. to catch a 90 minute taxi ride, to take us to a 5 hour train ride, to take us to a 3 hour boat ride into Taman Negara National Park in Northern Malaysia. I don't mean to complain about my "quasi-retirement" but what I REALLY REALLY need is a vacation! Anyway, after all that travelling, we landed at our guest house - The Taman House. I'm sharing the room with Nicole from Germany. The room has two twin pads (not beds) side by side and the bathroom has running water (cold), a hole in the floor as a toilet, a...

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