Mamuju earthquake The city of Mamuju in West Sulawesi has been hit by a 6.2-magnitude earthquake.  Mamuju is a regency of Indonesia. This caused a lot of damage, killing dozens of people and injuring thousands more.  The earthquake occurred in the early hours of Friday, 15 January 2021. A hospital was even levelled, which added…

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I first visited Siem Reap in Cambodia in 2002 when they wasn’t a great choice of hotels. Returning in March, 2018 I discovered the Baby Elephant Hotel, and what a great choice that was. Located in a back street about a ten minute walk from the centre of Siem Reap, the Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel…

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Sitting on a point on the man-made Man Wan Island in the Malaysian city of Kuala Terengganu is the beautiful Crystal Mosque. Terengganu, of which Kuala Terengganu is the capital, is an Islamic State so religion forms a big part of everyday life here. The State of Terengganu is also oil rich, and much of…

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