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SANTUBONG, the Princess Mountain


Mount Santubong bears the legend of two princesses from Heaven ~ Santubong and Sejinjang ~ who had quarreled over a man. The fight got out of hand which angered their father, … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

For the Love of …. The NORTH BORNEO RAILWAY


Last week, I flew across the South China Sea, to catch a train. Not just any ordinary train, but the Vulcan steam locomotive … and a mighty fine hunk of … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 10 Comments

Going Solo: The TONGARIRO CROSSING


The Tongariro Crossing is acclaimed as the best day walk in New Zealand. Well, I can now personally vouch for it, after having completed the trek two years ago. The 19km trek takes you through … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: ABANDONED


This picture shows the ruins of a Dutch fort in Negombo, Sri Lanka. It was built by the Dutch in 1640. The arched gateway now leads into a modern-day prison … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · 16 Comments

# 1 Must Do in Malaysia: CLIMB THE KINABALU


I had just come out of one of those boring monthly meetings when an idea popped into my head. I turned to my workmates and said: “I wanna climb the … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 5 Comments

Remembering CHRISTCHURCH


FEBRUARY TWENTY-SECOND, TWENTY ELEVEN. I was on the Overlander heading back to Auckland, when several text messages started to come in from friends and family in Malaysia; all of them … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Magnets for You and Me!


A holiday trip will not be complete without souvenirs. A must-buy for me would be fridge magnets. They’re cute, and for $3-8 a pop, I tend to go overboard and spoil … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: JUXTAPOSITION


Children behind bars at Tuol Sleng, Phnom Penh. I hate this photo actually; there is no beauty to be found in such picture.

January 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Destination: CHINA!


WHEN: September 14 to 22, 2013 TRAVEL BUDDIES: Farhan and Hanim CITIES VISITED: XI’AN (Shaanxi Province) & GUANGZHOU (Guangdong Province) WEATHER: Guangzhou was hotter than Malaysia this time of the … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

MY BUCKET LIST


I watched The Bucket List many years ago. It’s a movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, about two terminally ill men who broke out of a cancer ward to … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 13 Comments

The PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS, Kuala Lumpur.


This is Kuala Lumpur‘s pride and joy; easily the most photographed icon in Malaysia. Be it in the day time or at night, the towering structure is a breathtaking sight. … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Why Not SRI LANKA?


Had it not been for the prospect of climbing Adam’s Peak, I would have easily looked past and beyond Sri Lanka in search of other more familiar and exotic vacation … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · 8 Comments

The Thing About KATHMANDU


If I have to choose one word to describe Kathmandu, that word would be scruffy. Pretty much everything here is covered in dust. Some parts of the city look as … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · 7 Comments

1 Dollar CAMBODIA


Cambodia lays bare its conflicting past for all to see. The magnificent ancient ruins of the Angkor Kingdom stand in stark contrast to the grisly corridors of the Khmer Rouge’s torture … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

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