Last days in Malaysia

Last days in Malaysia What goes up, must come down. That is something I tend to forget when I am climbing. Forty km up the Cameron Highlands and then (hurray) 40 km down again. Every now and then I had to use the pedals. Monkeys I noticed only when they ran away from my bike…

Malaysia: Schwitzen und schwitzen

Headlines in local Malaysian newspapers read, “Schools in Perlis, Jerantut, and Temerloh will be closed tomorrow due to heat”. “El Nino is stressing out our chickens”. The mercury hits 47 degrees. It is not the dry heat I experienced in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. No, this is different – much worse – with high humidity….(scroll down…