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Show Me A Tiger!

The safari vehicle came to a jolting halt. The forest guide had seen something. “Tiger…” Our heads swivelled from side to side, desperately trying to lock into the ‘sighting’. The … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beauty Loves the Beastly Stuff

Cow dung or a flower? The choice may seem obvious: the flower. Wrong… if you are a butterfly. That’s right; to a butterfly cow dung, elephant dung or dung from … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Falling in Love with Greeny

It was a cold-blooded snake. Harmless. Small birds, rodents and insects may disagree. But to us humans… harmless. The Green Vine Snake should have fled at the sight of us … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

An Indian Affair to Remember!

She was on a month-long visit to India, and Mumbai was her first stop. Though jet-lagged, the lady tourist exulted that she had finally arrived in exotic India! Her father … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Love’s Labour is not Lost!

The dust of many years of travel coats us like a second skin but it’s the encounters with people we have met on our journeys that linger in memory. Some … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Coming Home to Jamilah

  A tsunami of greetings in Malay washed over us and we almost fell backwards in surprise. We had come home – home to Jamilah Binti Yasin, a 62-year-old Malay … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wild & Wacky Gold Coast

The Aussies love their Gold Coast to death. We fell in love with it too! Our week-long trip was an explosion of activities… We caught and munched on crabs; climbed … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 3 Comments