Monthly Archives: June 2009

Getting settled in Kota Kinabalu

This morning the rain had gone and it was nice sunny day.  The sails had dried to I put the covers on and went to shore. Got a cab to drive me to the port captains office.  Sounds easy, but … Continue reading

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Trip to Kota Kinabalu

This trip took off with a false start.  Saturday morning, just after I got up, a squall came over.  I am sitting inside contemplating to leave in the rain or not when I hear some shouting from the fishing boats … Continue reading

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Recent changes to web site.

Just added a new entry in the port side bar, a minute Google Map showing the current location.  It is centered on the current location, and will automatically update once I get to the next location. Recently I also added … Continue reading

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Last day in Kudat.

This morning I finally got from behind the computer and got to work. Repaired a small tear in the main sail. After a first attempt to patch it, which failed because the contact cement I have will not even hold … Continue reading

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Test post for wordbook

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Hanging around in Kudat

Having been here a few days, I am enjoying the cheap food, though not as spicy as I would like it to be (but, they have sambal in most places so you can make yourself hurt if you want to).  … Continue reading

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Positive story about formalities

Sometimes we bitch and moan about bureaucracy and formalities.  Kudos to the officialdom of Malaysia, I visited immigration, port captain and customs, all within one hour.  And at the cost of 0 RM. Funny thing is, I did not properly … Continue reading

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Some pictures from Bonbonon, Sulu Sea and Kudat.

The anchorage of Port Bonbonon with the mountain in the background (not sure what the mountain is called). Another view of the Port Bonbonon anchorage. The Sulu Sea is known for its temper, many thunderstorms or threats thereof, on the … Continue reading

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Arrived in Kudat

Today (Sunday) I arrived in Kudat, Malaysia.  That is on the east side of the northern tip of Borneo.  Left Wednesday morning with little winds and motored for four hours.  Than the motor started to act up like it did … Continue reading

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One more post from Negros

Since I was attempting to buy and install a HAM radio I hung around a little longer.  This ended up being an unsuccessful project.  But it took me a few extra trips into Dumaguete, including some goose chases to find … Continue reading

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