We should admit that all of us will celebrate with joy and pride when our athletes struck gold, silver and bronze medals. As a Malaysian, we stood united and cheered for the national contingent as true Malaysians, not as Malay, Chinese, Indian, Iban or Kadazan. Our strength as a multicultural nation form in 1957 , leading up to the unification with Sabah and Sarawak in 1963, we have become strengthen

I roughly recall it being early days of KL To London. Walking around the city after lunch, I saw a wedding taking place. It was all smiles, but mostly, people were wondering which entrance to walk in. The bride and groom’s guests are to enter via two different registration tables. More interestingly, there were two couples having a wedding together! ‘Confusion’ does not begin to describe China. I also noticed

  Day 7 I arrived at Manang (3500m) for permit verification. It’s a beautiful place, much more refined┬áthan the rest of the villages I’ve seen so far. But it’s as established as it is expensive. It is typical for hikers to stop here for a few days to acclimatise. I couldn’t afford that time nor expense, so off I went to Tilicho Base Camp (4150m). The total duration from Khangsar