A writer with a travel blog may be the last person you expect to cop to a fear of flying, but guilty as charged. Still, I won’t let fear get in the way of me doing something I want to; so if you suffer the same, know that you’re not alone, and read on to find out how I’ve developed strategies for coping.
With an early Saturday start and a possible late finish to my Gunung Yong Belar hike, pulling a 6 to 8 hour return drive up and down the winding roads of Cameron Highlands was the last thing I wanted to do. I’d be tired, muddy and probably wrapped around a tree if I did. So in the interest of safety and sufficient rest, I booked a two night stay and Richard and I headed to the highlands for the weekend. Continue reading Cameron Highlands escape – a weekend of summit and scones
A directory of mountains I’ve climbed, in descending order of height, and links to all the related details where I’ve gotten around to it. May your hilly hiking escapades be equally productive!
Doing any new physical activity before an international flight is a bad idea. Like cycling after a 3 years hiatus. But I had wanted to join Meet Up‘s Cyberjaya Outdoor Fitness Group since it launched in April, and they had just announced a Sunday morning cycle to Paya Indah Wetlands. Perfect.
In Penang for the weekend to catch up with a Lye Cwan, we made it 3 days and 2 nights of classic eats, classy cocktails and lots of nature.
Lest we forget. Yet I had, as evidenced by my dismal lack of awareness of the Sandakan Death March. A visit to the Kundasang War Memorial in Sabah righted that unforgivable wrong, and should be on the itinerary of anyone visiting the area.