Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 8 – Swakopmund to Uis

 Namib Desert, Namibia ( Picture credit: Terri Turriff) Woke up early morning after a sound sleep last night as the two really 'heavy'...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 7 – Windhoek / Swakopmund

Windhoek Railway Station. As expected, the bus arrived Windhoek three hours off the scheduled time. Disembarking the bus, I walked as fast as I...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 6 – Cape Town / Windhoek

Scheduled for twenty two hours  The day finally arrived where I will be starting my trip on mainland Africa. Toffar woke me up early and...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 5 – Mauritius / Cape Town

Exiting Cape Town airport. Normally, I would take a flight at night in order for me to save on accommodation but alas, all the flights to Cape Town...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 4 – Mauritius

Blue Bay pier. My last full day in Mauritius was a very short one for me due to the weather again. The plan was to hire a car for a full day as I...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 3 – Mauritius

Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis.   Before sleeping last night, I vowed that even a rainy day won't stop me from visiting Port Louis today but I awoke...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 2 – Mauritius

Sunrise at Mahebourg, Mauritius. I didn't sleep well as the strong winds were crashing against the sliding glass door  that separates the room and...

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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