Bangkok’s Majestic Temples

In Thailand, the great river of Chao Phraya is the birthing place to one of the most cosmopolitan cities in South East Asia which is Krung Thep, popularly known to foreigners as Bangkok. Along its lengthy banks, rose the most beautiful and finest temples and palaces, as well commercial districts. Continue reading Bangkok’s Majestic Temples

Taroko Drifts and Rifts

The Tunnel of Nine Turns impressed me a lot. It is actually the old central highway which cuts through several tunnels. The side of the tunnels open up to deep gorges: the river flowing across them several hundred feet below. Looking up above are cathedral high rocks, turned into mountains, borne by the natural uplifting of earth’s crust which took several millenia to reach that high. Continue reading Taroko Drifts and Rifts

Blood and Tombs Festival

Going to Sanxia was quite difficult than I expected. From the museum, I hiked all the way towards Sanying bridge which separates the towns of Yingge and Sanxia. But when I get to the bridge, I found out it’s not walkable for pedestrians so I went back to the bus stop outside Yingge museum, waiting for luck for the correct bus to arrive. Continue reading Blood and Tombs Festival

Hue, Nguyen Country

It was sunny and very humid, typical of a Vietnamese summer. The day before that, we arrived in Hue, the old capital of Vietnam, particularly of the Nguyen dynastic rule. The rest of the day we spent exploring the old forbidden city, the imperial city. It was nearest to where we stayed. This day, since we did not have an itinerary in mind, we went … Continue reading Hue, Nguyen Country

A French Town in Malaysia?

Ever heard of that city in China which had the world’s major architectural landmarks built onto it? That’s what I thought when I heard of this French-themed resort in Bukit Tinggi, an hour drive away from Kuala Lumpur. Personally, I don’t fancy visiting themed resorts but when I saw the pictures of the people who had been there, the call is hard to resist. A … Continue reading A French Town in Malaysia?

Best Mountain View in Hong Kong

The last day was a bit slow-paced. I was just strolling around Causeway Bay area, then decided to check out some museums to visit. They were all closed when I got there or the featured exhibits were closed already. I had no other options what to do next. After an hour with nowhere to go so I just decided to go back to my hotel. … Continue reading Best Mountain View in Hong Kong