To the summit Mount Gading

Gunung Gading is about 3166 Feet high. Located at the small town in Lundu, 70 KM from Kuching city. Driving takes almost 2 hour and there’s two route as far as I know. The first is through the town of Bau, whilst the second one via “Sampadi” where you’d have to wait for a ferry at rambungan river. I prefer the ferry route as the road is more scenic with much less traffic.

are we there yet…

The park requires an entrance and registration fee RM10 with the rangers. As for being a national park, the surrounding is well maintained. Continue reading

Enjoy sushi.

The adventure…

Always entertaining and fun when going out for sushi, either it’s trying to figure out the ingredient or just the plain interesting presentation that makes me wonder how would the colorful blend satisfy the palate. Wasabi, is one of the magic ingredient that I alone seem to like, is hard to describe, it is the only food at this moment known to be able to immediately clear my nasal passage. I do not know what effects of consuming wasabi at large amounts would do, so if there’s any warnings that I should know, do tell. (the wasabi in the pic, that’s just for me.) By now, sushi, would have been demystified and quite common, but I have found out that it’s quite far from true. Maybe due to the Japanese language and the unfamiliar vocabulary is what makes it sounds so interestingly complex.

“Chef Endo’s wish when he opened sakae in Burlingame in 1995 and Yuzu in San Mateo in 2004 was to offer the best taste of authentic Japanese cuisine in the Bay Area… “

goes well with the green tea

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Just too hot.


The riverbanks waterline seemed to be far out than usual, the stream as if motionless and dead. No wake from water movement and this was an unusual sight. Undeniably the dry time of the year but THIS is the hottest one that I can remember. While it may sound ludicrous, the usual 15 minute showers seems insufficient and you’d wish it would never end. Clear indication that nothing is normal this year.



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