Um, that snake on his head..... Your buddy has some cajones for doing that. He saw some nice plants on the trip, lucky dude.
Here's a response from Shan:
LOL - you've made me famous!!
Here's an explanation to the comments on there:
image 1 (looking down the site): botanical gardens, mt kinabalu HQ, Sabah
image 2-3: mossy forest, cameron highlands
image 4: kuching, sarawak - just by the road, for some reason Sarawak was the only place they seemed to be growing abundantly near to habitation, elsewhere you haveta to walk into the rainforest - something to do with people...?
image 5-6: botanical gardens, mt kinabalu HQ, Sabah
Re the snake temple, the snakes were pretty placid so i'm guessing they'd been 'befriended' (or doped up LOL) - elsewhere (see pic) you can see the warning notic
Last edited by swords; 01-23-2012 at 11:00 AM.