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Malaysia’s once-nomadic Penan caught between two worlds

Through eons spent roaming Borneo’s rainforests, Malaysia’s Penan people became supremely adapted to surviving, and thriving, in the wild. But that has left the Penan – keepers of a rapidly disappearing semi-nomadic culture – equally unprepared for the transition to a … Continue reading

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Return to Batam – a long day

Fully expected to have a rough night sleeping with my leg braced and wrapped and aching. Took two Ibuprophen, 2 naproxen sodium, ample amounts of Jim Beam and it seemed to work. Then the wake-up call came at 7 a.m. … Continue reading

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