China 2010 Day 5

China 2010 Day 5

After looking around for the bus to Hangzhou at the Shanghai bus station we did managed to locate it somewhere in the back alleys .. The trip lasted about two and a half hours. Upon alighting at the Hangzhow Bus station we bumped into a man that offered us a ride to the hotel that we are staying for a discounted price than the...
China 2010 Day 4

China 2010 Day 4

Arrived Shanghai at about 7a.m and it was about 15 degrees Celsius. I thought that Beijing had masses of people but Shanghai has more. From the moment i alighted from the train there were thousands of people around me…Yes…at the various platforms of the Shanghai railway station. I am still trying to imagine to expect...
China 2010 Day 3

China 2010 Day 3

After checking out and breakfast we took the packed Monday morning train to the Tiananmen Square. It was about thirteen degrees Celsius. We thought that the crowd would not be as big as yesterday. We were wrong..there was a seas of people….tourist and local alike….I stood there imagining what happen in the square when...
China 2010 Day 2

China 2010 Day 2

Slept soundly the night before and woke up to the cold of a typical Beijing spring morning. During breakfast we were joined by a young lady Kasia from Krakow Poland. We boarded the bus to Mutianyu ninety five kilometers to the north of Beijing. The trip took us about 2 1/2 hours. The Great Wall at Mutianyu is less crowded and has...
China 2010 Day 1

China 2010 Day 1

March 27 2010 It was a cold morning,me and my travel buddy Norzaimi made our way to the LCCT KLIA. We boarded the Airbus at 4.00 am from Kuala Lumpur Central as our flight to Tianjin is at 8.30 in the morning. On arrival at the LCCT we managed to have breakfast before the check in. The flight took off on time. We had clear...

Korea 1983

In 1983 I was selected to attend a “On the Job” training with a few Korean Companies that produce ammunition and explosives with three other officers which were Capt Ng Chin Huat (now Brig Gen) , Warrant Officer Balakrishnan (rtd) and Warrant Officer Hamdan Rahman (Retired Major). We left the old Subang Airport with a...

Airlines that I have flown on

Malaysia Singapore Airlines (MSA) British Overseas Airways Corpartion (BOAC) Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Singapore Airlines (SIA) South African Airways (SAA) Thai International Scandinavian Airlines World Airways Ryan Air Easy Jet Korean Airlines Wizz Air Sunshine Airlines Lufthansa Jet Star Airways Emirates Air New Zealand Qantas...

Aircraft Types that I have flown on

Boeing 707 Boeing 727 Boeing 737 Boeing 747 SP Boeing 747 Boeing 757 Boeing 777 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Bombardier CRJ700 Douglas DC 8 Douglas DC 9 DC 10 Embraer E170 MD 11 Airbus 319 Airbus 320 Airbus 330 Airbus 340 Airbus 380 Fokker Friendship F 27 Fokker F 50 Lockheed C130 Sikorsky S 61 Alloutte III De Havilland Caribou DHC 4...
The Army Days

The Army Days

I had one of the best jobs in the Army as I do have to travel around Malaysia and Overseas on a regular basis. I was a Ammunition Technical Officer(ATO) and one of my task of an ATO is to inspect ammunition at various commands of units. I did traveled extensively all over Malaysia and even at the forward locations and “Black...

India 1980

India 1980 . I was there for 3 months as my dad was attending the National Defence College in New Delhi India . I remembered arriving at the Palam Airport on a Thai Airways DC 8 via Bangkok with my mum as my father was already there . Home was the “Raksha Bavan” the Officers Married Quarters for the Indian Army Officers ranked...
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