Monthly Archives: December 2009

Across Australia in 4 days, Part 4: Face to face with the Indian Pacific

With the repacked High Sierra backpack heavy on my back, the Acer netbook computer snugly in its bag and the luggage bag in tow, I stepped into the elevator down to ticketing level of Sydney Airport’s International Terminal train station. … Continue reading

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Cool mountain waters & not so cool a model

On November 10, 2009 I received a shocker – I was to head the committee organizing our group’s outing to a camping site somewhere in the wilderness of  Batang Kali, Selangor. The place, I was told, was remote – we … Continue reading

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Berkhatan

Every Malaysian Muslim boy has to undergo this. Berkhatan is Malaysian term for circumcision. Scary stories from our seniors, i.e. those who had undergone it before us, abound. Scary or not, there was no escaping it. Not that one would … Continue reading

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