At 825 meters, Gunung Angsi in Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, is a hill rather than a mountain. But approach it from the Ulu Bendul side and you’ll understand why hikers have made a mountain out of this ‘molehill’.
Ice cream and a hot sunny day are a perfect combination. Which is why an invitation to try a scoop (or two, or three) of home-made gelato was not turned down when I was in Port Dickson recently.
After many missed opportunities, I finally fulfilled a lifelong ambition – counting raptors at Tanjung Tuan.
Ever since I had first seen the images of a downed RAF World War II plane on fellow hiker Adli Dahlan’s Facebook page I was transfixed. As of late I seem to have developed an interest in history, particularly of Malaysia’s colonial past.
The hike up Gunung Berumbun holds numerous rewards – beautiful trails, burbling streams, the cool respite of a waterfall, and a World War 2 relic – but be prepared for a challenge.
I’ve eaten at Rembau Ria loads of times after working up an appetite on Gunung Datuk. At first it was because I didn’t know where else to go, but after a sweep of the town and its surrounding areas I can confidently say I wouldn’t want to go anywhere else.