Monthly Archives: August 2018

Frequent Flyer Miles for Bikes?

KL Malaysia-9

There are 2 ways to get to Kota Kintabalu, Malaysia where the air cargo terminal is located and this is by several ferries or by riding…. Ride of course.

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Today we have 321 km to go to kota Kintabalu, but we have 4 border crossings to navigate.… Read the rest

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Malaysian Borneo and Sultanate of Brunei


We are on a mission now to get to the Malaysian border in 678 km (12 1/2 hours on Google). The locals say it takes 10 hours by car.

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We set out under cloudy skies, but actually this was the best day we have had on Borneo and we did not have even a drop of rain.… Read the rest

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Today we are leaving Sulawesi and headed to “Borneo” better known as Kalimantan in Indonesia. The ferry dock is 19 km north of Palu and the ride takes about 30 minutes.

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We arrived to the ASDP dock at 2 pm. You have to stop at the port authority booth and pay 40,000R per person for the port fee.… Read the rest

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Sulawesi- Land of the Toraja


The next step in our Indonesian journey is to get to the island of Sulawesi. We have been told the ferry leaves every Tuesday a 1300 for Bira and that we should be at the terminal at 9, so we showed up at 830.… Read the rest

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