Exploring India 2009 – Panaji (Panjim), Goa

Oct 01

Exploring India 2009 – Panaji (Panjim), Goa

Finally I am on my own again and it feels good. The sense of freedom is exhilarating. The vast and mysterious land is ready for me to explore and the fun part is I don’t really know what to expect. I began my solo journey in Panaji in Northern Goa. The midnight train from Manipal took around 8 hours and 30 minutes to reach this rustic town. Normally, travelers...

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Exploring India 2009 – Manipal

Sep 28

Exploring India 2009 – Manipal

After 17 hours on the train, we finally reached Mangalore. From here, we took a taxi to Manipal. It was already past midnight when we reached my sister’s apartment. Anyway, I’m glad she has reached the campus safely. Manipal is not a tourist destination. This is where my sister and few hundred other Malaysians study. I stayed there for 3 days, preparing...

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Exploring India 2009 – Tiruchirapalli

Sep 27

Exploring India 2009 – Tiruchirapalli

They said all great journeys begin with a small steps and Tiruchirapalli (or Trichy) is more than a small step. Remembering the name itself is no small feat. Luckily it has a nickname or else I will end up calling it “teeroo-chappatti” or something like that. Stepping on the soil of this great nation means a lot to me. It was a dream came true and a...

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My Black Beauty

Aug 18

My Black Beauty

Today I am gonna share with you something close to my heart; computers. You see, other than traveling, my life revolves around computers. That’s right. I am not such an exciting guy after all. Just a geek who loves the great outdoor. Not long after my first mistress kicked the bucket, my wife does the same. I don’t understand why do they have to leave me...

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Scuba Diving in El Nido

Jul 27

Scuba Diving in El Nido

After my first snorkeling tour in El Nido, I told myself I must scuba dive at least once in El Nido. That was exactly what I did on the second day which is also our last day in El Nido. I was so tempted by the crystal clear sea water. To imagine how clear was the sea water, buy a bottle of drinking water. The scuba package costs 2,500 peso (RM185) which is the...

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