December 08, 2008

Swamp Tours?

From the archives comes this story of an intrepid traveler:

Disability View, an organisation which provides current and useful information on disability in Britain, had sent its editorial representative to Malaysia on an educational trip jointly organised by Wings on Wheels, a specialist travel company for people with special needs, Malaysia Airlines and Malaysia-based travel agency Diethelm Travel Management.

In its September/October 2003 issue, Disability View's magazine reported that although it took a considerable amount of "woman-handling" to get Jones in and out of the boat and to lunch, the excursion at the mangrove swamp was "worth the effort" and, according to [Helen] Jones, "the boat ride to look at some of the country's marine life was 'just amazing'."

For the full article:

http://thestar.com.my/lifestyle/story.asp?file=/2008/11/20/lifetravel/1998044&sec=lifetravel

Posted by rollingrains at December 8, 2008 05:04 PM