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Rafflesia: the Parasitic Flowers of Breath of the Wild

Let’s consider the similarities between the fairy fountains found in Nintendo’s new Legend of Zelda installment, Breath of the Wild, and the enormous blooms of our terrestrial… 911 kata lagi

Genes And HBD

All parties are important in ensuring sustainable tourism is successful – the local community (Orang Asli), tour operators, tourists, planning authorities (Kelantan Forestry Department) and NGOs (in this case Universiti Malaysia Kelantan). 290 kata lagi

Global Tourism

Malaysia: Orang-utans and Rafflesia

Semenggoh Nature Reserve was the first stop this morning. The reserve opens for two sessions a day so that people can watch some of the forest residents come in for a feed.   116 kata lagi


Malaysia: Old Kuching 

It was a long day in the air on two flights from Sydney yesterday to Kuching, via Kuala Lumpur and a near miss on the connection. 313 kata lagi


Rafflesias and Rain

Is it weird to enjoy planning travel itineraries?

I think for a little while, I’m not at home tapping on my phone or Googling the cheapest way to get to Kerama Island. 436 kata lagi


Nov 25, 2016 – Poring Hot Springs and the Rafflesia Flower

See more photos here: https://flic.kr/s/aHskPYLsq4

The Poring Host Springs is a very popular local tourist destination. It was a spectacular day as it decided not to rain (surprisingly). 349 kata lagi


A few years ago while teaching the topic on adaptation, I came across a unique flower that uses not butterflies, moths, birds or bees as its pollinating agents but rather the disgusting carrion flies.   425 kata lagi