Wanna see Turtles?

One of the things that I wanted to do when I visited Kuantan, on Malaysia’s east coast back in 1989 was to see sea turtles. A few of my friends from dental school went together for that trip. Being a boy growing up on a small island, I had my fair chances of seeing the…

Late or not?

We are officially in 2015. “Officially” because as of this time, schools have re-opened, people are back at work and life is pretty much back to normal after the year end celebrations. Quoting my little one at home, “The 12 days of Christmas are over.” She is right – now is back to life and…

Scaling a New Height

(This is the final part of my Bhutan series of blog posts – to read the earlier posts on Bhutan, click on the following – Healthy Food?, How about a Miracle?, How about that Nirvana?, No Newspapers??!!! and What’s Next?) Sightseeing has never been my cup of tea. As my peers know, I only travel…

What’s Next ?

(To read my earlier posts in the Bhutan series, click on Healthy Food?, How about a Miracle?, How about that Nirvana? and No Newspapers??!!!) We were all impressed by how well-spoken the Bhutanese people and guides were. They spoke fluent English so we could understand each other quite well. Over those few days in Bhutan,…

No Newspapers!!!???

(Click here to read the earlier posts in my Bhutan series – Healthy Food?, How about a Miracle? and How about that Nirvana?) Our travel companions gathered together for dinner that first night in Thimphu, Capital of Bhutan. We had a group from 18 different countries – Japanese, Europeans, one Hong Konger (not me!), many Americans…

How about that Nirvana?

(Click to read my earlier posts in the Bhutan series – Healthy Food? and How about a Miracle?) Moon and I had been looking forward to our Bhutan trip. I remember the first time I heard of this trip was at the first quarter of 2014. I knew nothing about the place except that some…