• Seeing The Unseen

    Retna and I (probably the Tan-Vijayans too) love to join a local tour, wherever we are.  It is a good way to get to know the cities or the places we are at. Actually the first ever walking tour we joined for our own traveling – Sydney, a free walking tour, which at the end of the tour (after 3 hours), the tour guide will ask for a tip, which we happily gave.  Then when we moved to Melbourne, we did the same too, this time, about 3.5 hours.  We got to know so much about Melbourne and it was really worth to pay (tip) the guide.  It was also…

  • De Tour Kuala Lumpur, The 3rd

    Remember me and my cycling friends, and our sons rode in Kuala Lumpur? The last one was in August 2012.  That ride started in Kuala Lumpur.  I have been thinking about riding from our home to Kuala Lumpur, like the old time how people commune to work and make a living.  I almost had the opportunity when I was planning to cycling to my father’s grave 2 years ago with our sons, until Retna and I thought the plan was absolutely not feasible.  Mainly the roads are totally not friendly to cyclists at all.  Kind of sad. That was why both rides in Kuala Lumpur also started in the city…