Monthly Archives: October 2017

We are thankful that our mother

We are thankful that our mother nurtured us and raised us to be responsible children believed that education is important, even she had not been to school herself told us to focus on study and asked us to study hard … Continue reading

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My impression of Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay is UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Bay has some 1,600 islets with limestone karsts, some huge and many small ones rising above green and calm waters. Legend has it that a descending dragon (Ha Long) created these islets … Continue reading

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My impression of Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa town is in Lao Cai Province of Northern Vietnam. To reach this town from Hanoi city, you can take the roads using the highways or you can take the overnight train. We ride in a car and we set … Continue reading

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Trip to Hanoi 2017

Last year in January, my family visited Ho Chi Minh City. HCMC sits at the south of Vietnam. It was such a culture shock visiting Vietnam for the first time. The impression then was the deepest. We did not know … Continue reading

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This blog is taking a break

of about 2 weeks.

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Meeting my Secondary School classmates

Six met at Grand Copthorne Waterfront for a buffet lunch yesterday. We were classmates at Gan Eng Seng School from 1970 to 1973 some four decades ago. We were celebrating one friend who had his 60th birthday recently. All six … Continue reading

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“They came to Baghdad” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

Baghdad, capital city of Iraq, had a glorious history. The US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 changed all that. Back in the 1950s when this novel was published, Baghdad was a place for travellers to visit. In this spy story … Continue reading

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