Reminders of the horrors experienced by the soldiers who fought during the Kokoda Trail Campaign are still visible along the 96-km Kokoda Track, in Papua New Guinea. Photo: Ryan Pyle
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The Nomad by Ryan Pyle

Remembrance Day: the horrors of World War II still scar Papua New Guinea’s Kokoda Trail

  • The 96-km route played host to a series of bloody battles fought between the Japanese and Australian forces

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Reminders of the horrors experienced by the soldiers who fought during the Kokoda Trail Campaign are still visible along the 96-km Kokoda Track, in Papua New Guinea. Photo: Ryan Pyle
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The peak of Mount Kinabalu, in Sabah, Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. Photo: Alamy

Sabah: the good, bad and ugly sides to the Malaysian state on the island of Borneo

  • Whether it’s snorkelling in translucent turquoise waters or hiking to the summit of Mount Kinabalu, Sabah has something for everyone
  • There are troubles in paradise, though, including deforestation and the risk of getting kidnapped by militants
Topic |   Travel pros and cons

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The peak of Mount Kinabalu, in Sabah, Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. Photo: Alamy
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