A combination of few places in one trip was a time-saving. Organized by a group called My Travel Kaki Dot Com, we’d a fruitful trip which we never thought of exploring in the first place for hiking, Port Dickson.
Kota Lukut (Fort) & Pulau Intan Beach Trek
Being able to explore new places always my aim. This group leader was being so kind to bring us to exciting place for nature hike plus beach trek. Wonderful huh?
I can’t imagine how these both could combine together. Looks not tough, but it’s enough to make people say enough for the day.
I was having a bad experience with this studio, so called Baddogz. By the name, you can guess it so. They meant it really.
Baddogz Studio Photoshoot
Initially they were doing some promo (I guess) due to some reason, they are not serious about serve this segment of customer (bought voucher from Groupon). It was advertised quite cheap and that’s the reason to get big right?
Cheap advertisement and good service can get more business. In fact, they’re opposite. Cheap fee, cheap service. Enough. My story explained it all.
A mountain with trails sloping upward all the way (only 1% downward trail). No flat terrain and it took us about 3 hrs to the peak. A 360 degrees view of surrounding mountain such as Irau & Chabang at the PEAK.
Gunung Suku – An Uphill Mountain
In fact, not many know about this mountain. Not many attempted also because we encountered overgrown plant along the way.
A small group of us joined the organizer, Alvin which agreed to bring us to new place to hike. We as well need to manage his expectation for return. Not easy but fun. However, we’d mixed feeling knowing it’s an upward hike, leaving us exhausted rather than enjoying.
In a bright side, the completion trained us to be more sustainable for any mountain.
I hardly do photo-shoot for wedding dinner nowadays, however upon special request, my passion has resurfaced again. I was an honor guest at the dinner held at Oriental Pavilion, Jaya33.
22 July 2012 | Alvin & Esther Wedding Dinner
Congrats to both of you.
Getting know both of you was a leap of success in my passion of natural places. Even though we met in different occasion in overlapping network, we understand that things always get around and back to point where we started.
Thanks for inviting me to your precious event in your life and tells us what pure love is and how one should care for each other throughout life. I wish you have blessed wedding life. Happy wedding day.
Enjoy the photo below …
Having made to the summit was always my ultimate aim. Gunung Kinabalu (Mount Kinabalu) summit was marked my success of conquered the highest mountain in Malaysia this time.
Gunung KINABALU (Mount KINABALU) via MESILAU
24 Jun 2012 | Mountain Kinabalu via Mesilau Trail
Back to the failed attempt to the summit in Sept 2009, triggered me to try again whenever there’s chance. Time has passed yearly until June 2012, I was able to grab a chance to attempt to the Gunung Kinabalu‘s summit via Mesilau Trail.
In fact, I jump into easy decision-making to climb this mountain again.
Of course, one month notice wasn’t good enough for us on physical preparation but I confident enough maybe because all these while, all my mountain climbing was involve much trodden, longer and tougher trek. Forget about the altitude and temperature preparation. Not much we can do for this. Swimming more frequent, perhaps may help for under pressure breathing?
Although this was a second time we attempted Mount Kinabalu, our challenge was compounded with the climb happened on 3rd & 4th day of our 4D3N itinerary. Means, we descended on the same day of our departure day to KL. Less advantage for us to take rest after the climb, straight to the airport. Suffer huh? However, we took advantage to visit interesting places before our hike. This was a reward we gained. Haha.