Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 22 – Livingstone

Defunct Cinema  'The Capitol '. The plan for the swim at Devils Pool was not meant to be even if was still being allowed as  they would have...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 21 – Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) – Livingstone ( Zambia)

Entrance to the Victoria National Park. I began to take down the tent after breakfast and suddenly Dumi told me not to do it yet. I told him that I...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 19 -Part 2 -Chobe National Park

Yours truly @ the Sedudu entrance of the Chobe National Park. After the Zambezi river cruise, I looked forward for the game drive and spending the...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 19 – Part 1 – Zambezi River Cruise

Banks of the Zambezi The plan for today was to hop on the Zambezi river cruise and then proceed to the Chobe National Park (CNP) where we are going...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 17 & 18- Elephant Sands & Kasane

Elephant Sands (Botswana) Lunch break between Maun and Nata. After an enjoyable past three days, I promised myself that I am not going to complain...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 16 – The Okavango Delta & The Air Safari

Dawn over the Okavango Delta. I didn't sleep well last night as I was awakened a lot of times by noises around the camp ... Woke up a bit late and I...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 20 – Chobe National Park – Victoria Falls ( Zimbabwe)

The leopard's calling card. The weather was still wet, raining but not as heavy when I woke up. As we took down our tents which I paid someone else...

Kuala Terengganu 2012

 Penarik Beach, Terengganu I took the coastal road from Kuala Besut to Kuala Terengganu passing villages that are rarely in the news that we read daily  i.e Kampung Benting Lintang, Kampung Rhu Sepuluh, Kampung Telaga Putat etc etc. It just came to my mind how do...

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Kampung Kuala Besut 2012

  Kuala Besut Jetty  There is a myth that the Besut district changed 'ownership' from the state of Kelantan to Terengganu over a cock fight. Whether it's a myth or it is true, do ask the locals and they will give a version of the story. Kuala Besut is a small town in...

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Pulau Perhentian 2012

 Kerasik Beach While having dinner with my neighbour who is a Dive Master,  he invited me to spend a few days at Pulau Perhentian (Perhentian Island) to do my refresher SCUBA course as he found out that my last dive was way back in the early 90s. I did not give a...

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Gemas Railway Station

 The most important railway junction in Malaysia. Left goes to the North i.e Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Butterwoth and right to Mentakab and Kota Baru. Down south to Kluang, Johor Baru and Singapore It was on business that took me to Gemas as there is a main military camp...

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Sungai Chilling

@ the entrance of the Sanctuary  Woke up to a sunny Sunday morning and I called my nephews Johan and Johari for a day trip out of Kuala Lumpur. After good reviews by my neighbours I decided to spend the day at the Sungai Chilling Ikan Kelah Sanctuary (Mahseer) where...

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Sungai Pahang (Pahang River) I spent the first day of July out of Kuala Lumpur (at last). It was the first time in seven months that I did not see the Petronas Twin Towers on a daily basis and I was accompanied by my two nephews on this day trip. We left Kuala Lumpur...

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Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre

After exiting the Lancang Toll plaza we made a left turn towards Kg.Gandah which was 12 kilometers away. Upon reaching the centre we noticed that the car park was nearly full. Ok is a Sunday anyway. After registering ourselves (Free of Charge) we walked to the...

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Missing In Action

Dear all,  For the past six months I have not been active with my blog. To be honest, I have not been out of Kuala Lumpur except for a couple of times to the Low Cost Carrier Terminal Kuala Lumpur International Airport to send and pick up my parents' maid. I too had...

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Riding A Dream

How we travel is our own choice, the way we enjoy it and also how affordable it is to us....backpacking,  going on a tour, embarking on a cruise etc, etc ....They are many forms of traveling but after reading "Riding A Dream" a story of four Malaysians biking overland...

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The Fakawi Traveller 2011

Corregidor Island , Philippines 2011 has been a kind year for my travels. I started with a short trip to the Philippines which included visiting Corregidor Island which was one of my childhood dream destination as I am a military history buff since schooldays. I...

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OP * Durian Feast , Manong , Perak 2011

Manong Town 20 Dec 2011 It was a days trip to have a "Durian Feast" at a plantation owned by one of my seniors during my Boy's Wing Royal Military College days.The plantation is located in Manong,  a small and sleepy town by the banks of Sungai Perak (Perak River) in...

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