Malaysia 2016 – Kuala Lipis ( Part One )

Malaysia 2016 – Kuala Lipis ( Part One )

Kuala Lipis, the Old and the New ( background) The journey from Fraser’s Hill to Kuala Lips was an interesting one. First, passing through the Titiwangsa Range of mountains with winding lonely roads which according to elders, you could encounter tigers and other wildlife roaming around there at night during the 50’s....
Malaysia  2016 – Fraser’s Hill

Malaysia 2016 – Fraser’s Hill

Fraser’s Hills Clock Tower The plan of visiting Kuala Lipis via the Karak highway took a last minute change of mind as I decided on visiting Fraser’s Hill. I took the back road via Selayang , Batu Dam and Batang Kali with a short technical check up of my old faithful Proton Perdana in Kuala Kubu. The  journey to...
Malaysia 2016 – Tugu Negara ( National Monument )

Malaysia 2016 – Tugu Negara ( National Monument )

The Malaysian Tugu Negara ( National Monument )  Malaysia’s  Tugu Negara ( National Monument ) is dedicated to the eleven thousand people from various races and countries who have died during the Malaysian Emergency (1948 -1960) which was the armed struggle between the British / Malayan Government and the...
Australia 2016 -The day I swam with the whales

Australia 2016 -The day I swam with the whales

I swam with the wild dolphins in Bunbury, Western Australia, shark caged with the Great White shark and illegally swam with the seals in Gansbai, South Africa  (it was not permitted as it was in close proximity to the great white sharks.) It was a foolish thing to do and I regretted doing it until this...
Indonesia 2015 – Padang , Sumatra Barat ( West Sumatra )

Indonesia 2015 – Padang , Sumatra Barat ( West Sumatra )

 Minangkabau building architecture. Padang is the capital of West Sumatra Province of Indonesia  and it is located along the shores of the Indian Ocean coastlines.The town suffered a major earthquake back in 2009 as it lies on the active fault lines in the Indian Ocean. I made a three day escape to Padang recently as...
Indonesia 2015 – Makassar , Sulawesi Selatan ( South Sulawesi )

Indonesia 2015 – Makassar , Sulawesi Selatan ( South Sulawesi )

Makassar Waterfront  @ Pantai Lestari It was a long eight hour bus ride that had taken me from Tanah Toraja to the city of Makassar, driven through mountain passes and villages along the journey. I arrived at the  designated bus station which was about ten kilometres away from Makassar city at dusk. Luckily enough for...
Indonesia 2015 – Sorong , Papua Barat ( West Papua )

Indonesia 2015 – Sorong , Papua Barat ( West Papua )

 Town of Sorong, Papua Barat ( West Papua) I was a bit excited knowing that I would be sent back to Papua New Guinea but I got the information  a bit wrong. Papua, yes but Papua Barat, a province in the Indonesian side of the Papua Island. The towns that I would be on a working visit to would be Sorong and Manokwari....
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