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Sg Klau – Musang King dom

Malaysians are crazy about their durians. When I was young, it was simply durian kampong and the mini orchards which offers either bitter or sweet. As long as the durians are ripen and not hard, the durians are considered good. … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015

Christmas have always been a gastronomical experience and 2015 was no difference thanks to our gracious hosts, YM.  

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The Destruction of Cameron Highlands

As a child, my first impression of Cameron Highlands was a faraway wonderland filled with little cottages and tea plantations surrounded by jungles and orang asli. My first trip to Cameron Highlands was realised much later when I decided to make … Continue reading

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Doing 5 Rounds

Managed to run 5 rounds at Chatin Lake today. It is no big deal for most runners as each round is only 1.4 km making it a 7 km run but for a 96 kgs in his 40s, it was quite … Continue reading

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World’s Longest Bridge

July 1st 2011 witnessed the historic opening of the world’s longest bridge; Jiaozhou Bay Bridge linking Qingdao to Huangdao Island. Spanning over an unimaginable 42.5 kilometers, China has shown the world once again that it has arrived on the global stage … Continue reading

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Bomoh Encounter in Bentong.

= The following story was inspired by a true account from Mr. Yap, my renovation contractor. Names have been changed. = Four friends were sitting in their favourite coffee shop in Kepong, lamenting over their financial losses from the recently concluded World Cup. “Brazil has set … Continue reading

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Sunrise at Broga Hill

  Nov 9, 2008 – 5.00 a.m. Have not woken at such ungodly hour except when we had to catch the early morning flight to Hanoi last November. Nevertheless, the alarm rang to remind me of my intention to catch … Continue reading

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