Asian Highway Network

Frequent commuter along the Malaysia North-South Highway will find this indicator – AH2, alongside the sign of the highway eg. E2 (as shown in image below) Further search reveal this is part of the larger Asian Highway Network (AH), signed by 32 countries to allow…

The Deep South of Thailand

This is about Southern Thailand, also known as Pak Thai. Well part of it at least, as I will not cover the ever touristy and crowded destination like Hatyai, Phuket, Krabi..etc.. But the ‘Deep South’ province of Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat or maybe more if I…

Donyi Polo – first encounter with Animism

Roing, Lower Dibang Valley. 31st December 2014. The night we welcome a new year, under the unpolluted star light. Far away from my concrete jungle, and with no digital connection. And here I am making a connection back to nature, our origin. In a chilling…

The Ride Mindfulness

A ride from Singapore to Wat Pa Tam Wua Forest Monastery in Mae Hong Son for a meditation retreat. My original plan was to fly in to Chiang Mai, but since I have a bike – my trusty Triumph Tiger Explorer and the monastery is…

Bumthang Valley – Jakar

Bumthang Valley – one of the most beautiful valleys of Bhutan, beside Phobjikha Valley that we’ve been. The name Bumthang have two probable origins. The first being named after a Bumpa – a vessel for holy water that the valleys resemble and the other being…