Travel

Hayden J. Weal’s travel blog consisting of accounts during time spent abroad, and within, New Zealand.

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 7/7

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 7/7

LAST DAY With the Auckland crew gone, me and Dan remained. It was time to hang up the Mentor tags and head home. Last day | 9:15am I’m at breakfast reading and I never want to leave. It’s perfect. Better still, a pack of Greek […]

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 6/7

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 6/7

From here on out, it’s all fun and games. No more work, just drinking and relaxing and exploring Kuala Lumpur with the team. This is a travel blog. Sunday 11:54am I just slept for a decent half hour on the air-conditioned-but-still-hot bus from Sri Tamplak […]

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 5/7

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 5/7

It’s time to do Kuala Lumpur! With the 48hour film festival being completed, I leave Kuching and make my way to Kuala Lumpur to join the other NZers where we cease to ‘work’, instead spending our time traveling and enjoying Malaysia. 11:19am I have been notified, […]

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 4/7

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 4/7

In Post Three, we left the teams at noon with just under twenty four hours to go until the end of the 48hour competition. Things are heating up. Emotions are running high while hours of sleep are running low. Wednesday | 4:32pm The edits are coming […]

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 3/7

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 3/7

4:09am | We are still shooting. Oh yes. I am still here. Eighteen hours into the competition. We’re shooting in a tunnel with a light and everybody is in remarkably good spirits considering. It’s raining too.

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 2/7

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 2/7

Malaysia Part 2 of 7: Meeting the Students Last time we caught up in Malaysia Part 1, it was mid-morning, I was crouching on a toilet in the Kuala Lumpur airport ready to board my Malaysia Air flight to the beautiful island of Kuching. I knew I’d […]

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 1/7

Malaysia and the Mentors – Part 1/7

Sitting on possibly the most uncomfortable toilet of my life doing one of the most anticipated and glorious poos of my life. It’s been almost 48 hours since my last delivery, possibly more so, and all this airport food and black coffee has combined to make quite a pleasing parcel.