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La Plagne, Monday 08/03

Nice long sleep, up early and ready to hit slopes. Weather slightly warmer than previous thanks to clear blue skies. Decided to try the runs below 1800 down to the village of Montalbert. Runs well scatered through the trees but … Continue reading

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La Plagne, Sunday 07/03

Up for breakfast at 8 Sharp. Good spread. Got on to slopes just after 9. Headed towards Bellecote where there were plenty of blue runs to get back in to it. TC disappeared off on his own. Mostly very sunny … Continue reading

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La Plagne, Saturday 06/03

Left Harpenden at 0440. JB drove to Stansted. Arrived 0530 rush through check-in and security, but by the time the plane had boarded we had missed our slot. Eventually took off at about 0850. Grenoble airport manic. After much jostling … Continue reading

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Borneo, Malaysia, Sunday 04/10

0600 start for morning boat trip. I failed to get up quite on time, but one of the guys from the lodge was kind enough to ferry me up to the groups boat. Mostly birds seen, main spots of note: … Continue reading

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Borneo, Malaysia, Saturday 03/10

0500 start. Back to airport for flight to Sandakan. There by 0800. Bus waiting to take us straight to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Given an “informational” video to start with. Then a walk through in to the edge of jungle … Continue reading

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Borneo, Malaysia, Friday 02/10

Decided to get up even earlier than really necessary to get out in to the Mulu jungle for one last time to see if we could see any wildlife at dawn (0500 :o). Unfortunately to dry weather seemed to have … Continue reading

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Borneo, Malaysia, Thursday 01/10

Day of return to Mulu HQ. Trekked back to the river early in the morning. Managed to drop off the group for a bit to get some quiet. Plan payed off as a porcupine ran along the path in front … Continue reading

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