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The Headhunters of Borneo

In 1879, Carl Bock was commissioned by his Excellency VanLansberge, the Governor-General of the Netherlands East Indies to travel through and report on the interior of South-East Borneo. in 1881, he published his somewhat sensational account of  his observations on the route from Tangaroeng to Bandjermasin, a distance of over 700 miles.

The headhunters of Borneo [...]

Plants and Flowers of Malaysia

This is a lavishly illustrated handbook which captures some of the wonderful, weird, beautiful, rare and common plants that are part of Malaysia’s natural heritage. The book features 170 native and naturalized Malaysian plant species, including a parade of carnivorous pitcher plants – the world’s most successful vegetable trappers of insects and extraordinary ant plants, [...]

Tropical Plants Asia – a field guide to

This field guide is organized according to the features of a plant you actually see, it is an indispensable companion book which will lead you to recognize some 300 species of trees, shrubs, vines and ground covers commonly found in Tropical Asia.

More than 300 color photographs.
Each plant description includes the species’ scientific name, common vernacular [...]

Footprints in the paddy fields

Footprints in the paddy fields is both a family portrait and a childhood memoir, set against the vanished would of bamboo huts on spindly timber stilts, a world where one’s prized possessions were makeshift farm tools and a buffalo or two, and where the dead were placed in stone burial jars. those were the days [...]

Wild Borneo

Wild Borneo is a beautifully photographed and eloquently written celebration of the island’s gorgeous scenery, vast wealth of plant and animal life and fascination local peoples.

Japanese Immigrants and Investments in North Borneo

This book highlights an unknown aspect of Japanese immigrants and investments in Sabah (then North Borneo) during the pre-war period. Although Sabahans know of the existence of the Japanese presence on the east coast, the details remain virtually unknown., her the author  presents previously unpublished historical facts on the Japanese immigrants and investments. The focus [...]

Borneo Rainforest CD

These recordings were made in an area of primary rainforest in Sabah Borneo. The sequence of sound represents the distillation of many hours of listening. The composition starts the day before the dawn and ends with nightfall, it has most of the birds’ calling such as bushy crested Hornbills, Asian fairy bluebird, great Argus, animals [...]

Islands & Beaches Map of Malaysia

This map is suitable for the tourists, divers and islands lovers, it covers most of the islands in Malaysia.

Map of Sabah Borneo

This is a new comprehensive map which has a wider coverage of Kota Kinabalu township, the index to over 1800 streets and places, it also includes the tourist attractions with photographs and introductions, list of hotels and resorts with star rating and room tariffs. Motorists and tourists will find it very useful.

Malaysia Travel Map (Globetrotter)

This user-friendly travel map has been specifically designed for visitors as practical and informative guide to Malaysia. More that just a map, it includes detailed street plans of the major towns and large scale projections of popular tourist destinations. It includes regional climate charts, full colour photographs and concise place names index