Getting Cheated by Shamans and Con Artists

by Yin on December 2, 2014

in X Files

Years ago, when I first went to Penang to pursue my studies, I remember a story of a fellow student who went to Komtar to withdraw money. She was approached by a woman who was asking for direction and as she reply that woman, the women blew something into her eyes. The next thing she [...]

A friend of mine was surprised when he learned that I’ve travelled alone to Sri Lanka (oh well, I did not exactly backpack there, but I did engage a one-to-one tour). Then he knew about the trips I made to Thailand. Once, I stayed 3 days in Bangkok but I normally travel to remote areas [...]

Ancient temples in Cambodia attempted by the more fearless On the right: Sigiriya (Sri Lanka) – you will reach there after climbing half way. To reach right at the top of the lion’s head, you have to actually climb till the top of the rock.

Trying to overcome fear of heights

by Yin on October 29, 2006

in Travel

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. ” ~Mark Twain These 2 months have been quite eventful for me as I am given oppurtunity to travel, mostly thanks to my boss who is kind enough to grant me leave and [...]