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Sabah, Part I: Mountains

After my two months of teaching it was finally time for a family holiday! This time we were off to Sabah, Malaysia. If that doesn’t sound familiar to you, it’s basically just the other portion of Malaysia that is on the island of Borneo, which on it exists Sarawak and Brunei. 1.278 more words


WPC: Searching for a Rafflesia, the Largest Flower in the World

Our jungle trek in the Cameron Highlands of Malaysia, searching for a giant Rafflesia.

Torrential rains had turned everything into rivers of red mud.  We all had to get out and walk….

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Зүүн Өмнөд Азийн хамгийн өндөр цэгт гарах оролдлого

Өмнө нь Малайзаар дайрч явахдаа арай олон хоног төлөвлөдөг байж гэж гоншигнож байсныг маань биелүүлж байгаа мэт одоо энд нутаг дэвсгэрийнх нь зүүн зах болох 



First, I spent the better part of last week refining the ogdoad poesy, which is supposed to be a magix script based on chess pieces, but anyone who wants to can use it for representing the phonics of real words in established languages for mundane means…even though I curse myself for how clunky I made it, and wouldn’t personally use ogdoad for such a purpose. 658 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Using Scale with Macros

When I’m travelling and see an unusual plant I try to remember to add a sense of scale to at least one of my shots. Here are two interesting fungi, one is tiny and the other huge.

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