Riding the “International” (Butterworth, Malaysia to Bangkok, Thailand)

This is another “recycled blog post” from an old blog from my journey from Indonesia to Europe taken during a sabbatical in 2011. I am concentrating on my travel blogs (mostly by train) instead of the others where I was visiting tourist sights. Here I make my way from Malaysia to Thailand.  Question: What is … Read more Riding the “International” (Butterworth, Malaysia to Bangkok, Thailand)


Malaysia’s Northeast Line: The Jungle Train (Saturday, June 16, 2011)

This post is from an older blog of mine from when I was on a Sabbatical and traveled overland trip from Southeast Asia to Europe. As much as possible, I traveled by trains.    We pull out of Singapore’s Tangong Pager Railway Station right on time, promptly at 4:30 AM. As we board the train, … Read more Malaysia’s Northeast Line: The Jungle Train (Saturday, June 16, 2011)