18.11.2013 - 08.12.2013
We never heard back from the Philippines Red Cross about helping out so we've decided to not to pursue volunteering as, without the guidance of the experts, we wouldn't know where to start.
Instead, we're focusing on Malaysia to take in Langkawi, Penang (where we've just arrived today... and it looks like we're in for some treats), Ipoh, the Cameron Highlands (tea and scones anyone?), Kuala Lumpur, Borneo and, hopefully, a quick cross over the border into Brunei (maybe get the rich fella to part-fund some of our trip?).
We have 2.5 weeks left of our Asia leg before we fly from Hong Kong to Cairns on 8 December.
Can't quite fathom that Christmas is only a few weeks away as we're not getting any build up to it at all (other than everyone's Facebook updates back home!) but this will probably change in Oz. We did youtube all the big retailer's Christmas ads one evening to try to get a bit of the feeling! Ho ho ho...
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