Monthly Archives: November 2008

My 1420H (2000CE) Hajj in pictures

It’s Saturday 1 Dzulhijjah 1429H. In slightly more than 1 week, on Sunday 9 Dzulhijjah (December 7, 2008) the Hajj for this year will start with the Wukuf at the Arafah desert, south-east of Makkah. Every year this auspicious event … Continue reading

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A kampung boy’s first day in Perth

7 February 1979 late night. Our aircraft, a four-engined Malaysian Airline System’s Boeing 707-300 took off from Kuala Lumpur’s Subang International Airport on our way to Perth, Western Australia. It was quite a stressful night for me. That was the … Continue reading

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