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 15 – The Okavango Delta

The Okovango Delta Wetlands - A UNESCO Heritage Site It was a cold morning as the skies were still dark when I woke up and I had had an early night...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 14 – The Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta I was so relieved that we departed the lodge and campsite at Ghanzni as I did not enjoy every minute I was there. As for today,...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 12 & 13 – Windhoek (Namibia) & Ghazni (Botswana)

Windhoek The long, dragging road to Windhoek. As I exited from my tent in the morning, the ever smiling Benson greeted me with a handshake and...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 11 – Etosha National Park

Wa la la po ( Good Morning ) Woke up to a dark and gloomy morning, in terms of the weather  that is, but I'm not complaining here as it could have...

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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Temerloh

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 ....it 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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Europe Day 27 2011 Doha- Kuala Lumpur

6 Nov 2011 The plane landed at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and after clearing the Customs and Immigration procedures I called my Father to wish him a Happy Birthday and Selamat Hari Raya Haji. As I reached my apartment I had a long hibernation period before...

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Europe Day 26 2011 Barecelona – Doha

Waiting for the bus to El Pratt Airport Barcelona 5 Nov 2011 I walked to the Plaza de Catalunya from the hostel which took me about ten minutes. On arrival I found that the Airport bus stand was full of people. I thought being early would get me on the first bus. I...

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Europe Day 25 2011 Barcelona

Barcelona Harbour 4 Nov 2011 It suddenly rained heavily as the bus reached Barcelona Nord. I still had one destination which was on my list for the trip which was Andorra, a small country that is located between France and Spain. But due to the weather factor and the...

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Europe Day 24 2011 Marseille

Notre Dame de la Garde Marseille 3 Nov 2011 Razip dropped me at the Aix bus station where I boarded the bus to Marseille which was about forty minutes away. The effects of  good food and bed is still there as I only realised that the bus has already reached Marseille...

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