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I am married to my loving husband for more than 38 years now. I am a mother to 3 beautiful children, until 11 years ago when I lost my youngest son. Since then my life is forever altered but yet unbroken....

Sunday, 29 January 2017

CNY hellish traffic...

"Grandchildren fill a space in your heart that you never knew was empty..."

(Gua Kelam Perlis)

We braved the massive traffic jam of the Chinese New Year holiday.

We started our journey north after sending Ella to the KL Sentral. Ella is travelling to the UK to spend a week's holiday in London with Iwan who was already there for work.

We are babysitting Hana and Amir for a week. As it was also a school holiday, we decided to bring them to Perlis for a family reunion with the Truecolour Bikerz gang. We stayed a night in D'View Guesthouse and visited Gua Kelam, Wang Kelian and spent half a day in Padang Besar for a shopping spree.

On the way back to KL, we had to detour in and out of PLUS highway onto the old trunk road to avoid the massive traffic jam. It took us more than 13 hours to reach home.

What a tiring weekend!

(A brief visit to Malaysia/Thailand border at Wang Kelian)
(Another favorite shopping place at the border)
(A BBQ dinner at Mak Chun's)

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Thailand - Above the clouds in Betong...

"When your head's in the cloud, keep your feet on the ground..."

(A new view point at Aiyoe Weng)

There's a place where the sun breaks through
And the wind bites cold and hard
Stings my ears and tears my eyes
When the day starts to shout out loud

Stand tall and glide
When you're all alone in the crowd
Don't fall don't hide
When you walk above the clouds

(Cyndi Lauper)

(2,038 m above sea level)
(The map to the view point)

Betong 4x4 trip
Route: KL - Betong - KL
Date: 14 -17 January 2017 
Distance: 1,000 km

Our Travelogue: munmus.blogspot.com

Sunday, 8 January 2017

Old friends of Applied Sciences...

"True friendship multiplies the good in life and divides its evils..." 

(Applied Science Class 74/78)

We had lunch at Rama V today.

It was a small gathering among ITM friends from the School of Applied Sciences classes of Microbiology, Food Technology, Chemistry and Vet Science.

The food was delicious and the ambiance was great.

(Sumptuous Thai delicacies for entre)

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Momento from South Africa (1996)

"Capturing the moments of today that will wow your hearts tomorrow..." 

(An Ostrich egg on a ceramic ornament)

The Ostrich Egg

We were in South Africa in November 1996 for business and leisure trip and to celebrate my 41st birthday.

We had the opportunity of visiting a beautiful mansion of a colleague in Johannesburg and were presented with an ostrich egg from his many egg collections.

Ostriches are native to Africa. The ostrich eggs are bone-white, strangely shiny, and of unbelievable girth. In fact, an ostrich yolk is the world's largest. Ostrich eggs make great conversation starters, if you can get beyond the uneasy impression that they are not the eggs of dinosaurs.

Yes, it's very tempting to become an ostrich egg owner. But once you have it, what do you do with it? Other than it being used to amaze and mystify my grandchildren of course... ha ha...

My Travel Blog: munmus.blogspot.com