Daily Archives: April 19, 2010

Stranded in Malaysia by a volcanic ash cloud half a world away

Here I am in Jitra, a small hamlet in the extreme north of Malaysia just about 30 km (20 miles) from the Thailand border. View Larger Map Like so many others, my world is turned upside down thanks to the volcanic ash cloud emanating from Iceland. We have been hearing of airlines loosing over $200 million a day, but what …

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