Mount Kinabalu: A Walk In The Park

Yes indeed it was – a walk in the park – literally though not figuratively. Mount Kinabalu located just outside Kota Kinabalu, Sabah sits pretty at 4,095m within the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Kinabalu National Park. An imposing mountain where spirits of the dead are, according to folklore, said to dwell, Mount Kinabalu is…

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Climbing Mount Rinjani: 8 Simple Things My Friend Did Not Tell Me

If you have read my earlier post Climbing Mount Rinjani: A Test Of Will, you would notice I curse and swore at the gravity of the summit up Mount Rinjani. Laughing off my poor attempts of denouncing him, the friend who encouraged me to climb Mount Rinjani protested that had he told me how tough…

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Climbing Mount Rinjani: A Test Of Will

F@#! If you wanted to know how Frodo felt climbing Mount Doom, then head out to Mount Rinjani in Lombok, Indonesia. No matter how I tried to zen myself the last 1.5 hours of the climb to the summit, I secretly vowed to disown my friend who said “Mount Rinjani – it’s okay, a little…

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