“It’s probably an allergy to MSG, stop eating instant noodles all the time”. This is what I was told after two weeks of feeling really under the weather: high fever running for days, stomach flu, aches and pains, delirium! It wasn’t until the rash broke out on my face and hands that I thought maybe I should seek medical attention. Did Dengue fever ruin my memories of a trip to the Danau Sentarum National Park: a beautiful reserve with its wildlife intact and its breath taking, pristine lake? You’d be surprised.