the climb

I know this one came in a bit late, 1 year to be exact. We just found the missing clips somewhere under mounds of rubbish. And as I was watching them one after another (and the fact that I am bored to the bone). I...

bukit cina and the mystery of alimuom

When you go to Malacca via interstate bus, you would definitely be hawked by taxi drivers in the terminal offering to take you to your destination in the tune of MYR 14, FLAT RATE! We crossed the border from Singapore for a short trip out of...

summer 2011 starts right here

We woke up that morning on a dreamy mood. Mood brought about by the fact that we were finally reunited after 6 months of separation, longest since we first met each other. Last night's stint was exhausting as it was glorifying, like an angry make...

mt. kinabalu (leg 4): conquering pain

Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place.  ~Lance Armstrong  As I approached Panar Laban, my feet gave in and I fell a few steps before...

KL… set… go!

When we arrived teleported from Singapore to KL. We were several hours ahead of schedule. I mean waaaaaay ahead of schedule. We were welcomed with a silent treatment, because it was like 3:30 in the morning. We booked a room at the Equator hostel a...

going vegan…

This entry makes me frustrated. Yeah, frustrated. First, Ron and I returned to Bukit Bintang from Batu Caves and the blasted heat of the sun-baked my skin five pigmentations higher than my normal. Thana led us into this side street where we had the most...

The Caves of Batu

I generally thought there was nothing other than the Petronas Towers in Malaysia that could quite catch my attention. It was sparkly and all, but when Ron told me there was this huge Hindu statue in the country, I just had to see it. It...

Petronas

(Please excuse the photos, we used point and shoot cameras here) I've been to Malaysia twice, first was in march of 2007 as a side trip of my 9 day Singapore stint. I traveled 870 kilometers from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur just to see one thing--the...