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From British Southeast Asia to Brunei, Singapore and Malaysia - traveling through history with postage stamps

From British Southeast Asia to Brunei, Singapore and Malaysia - traveling through history with postage stampsOne of those reasons that I love stamp collecting is the fact that it teaches me historical and geographical tidbits time and again. When I started working up with the stamps and history Malayan peninsula way back in late April, little did I know that I'd be spending the following month digging in deeper and deeper with the topic. The story of how British Southeast Asia evolved into Brunei, Singapore and Malaysia is a story full of historical twists and complexity that easily rivals with what many associate with history of Germany or Indian states.  So get yourself a cup of your favorite beverage, sit back and prepare to be amazed. ...(2342 words,31 images, 5 comments)

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