Sweet Purple Mangosteen

Earlier this month, I stayed at a resort on the west coast of Phuket island, Thailand, as part of a three-day English camp with about 50 students. I think the owners of this particular hotel may have been from Singapore due to the sheer number of “No _____ Allowed” signs with accompanying fines, something not often seen in Thailand. I was particularly puzzled by a … Continue reading Sweet Purple Mangosteen

Malaysia #329 (1986)

Malaysia #329 (1986)

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy located in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 127,720 square miles (330,803 square kilometers) separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo). Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, … Continue reading Malaysia #329 (1986)