Trekking In Nepal

Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in Photography

Kathmandu / Annapurna counting down.. 4 more days!

Dive Season – OPEN!

Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in Photography

our diving trips for 2013 start this weekend. 3 days & 2 nights @ Tioman Island yahoooooo.. lol

PMR Top Scorers.. Straight A’s

Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2012 in General

Hard work and dedication paid of for the year 2012 Form Three Students of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Perimbun.

Hafizuddin, my eldest are one of them who score 8A’s - c. o. n. g. r. a. t. u. l. a. t. i. o. n.

THANK YOU SO MUCH – you make us one of the proud parents ALHAMDULILLAH!

This is just the beginning of a long journey.. SPM, university and more exam, test or assessment waiting for you!

“the world is not in your maps and books.. it’s out there.” – Gandalf

Amazing Mount Kinabalu

Posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in Photography

Sayat Sayat Hut.. final checkpoint. About 2km before reaching the summit

The summit plateau of Mount Kinabalu

The summit plateau of Mount Kinabalu

TORQ meeting point - Via Ferrata

TORQ meeting point – Via Ferrata

Tunku Abdul Rahman Peak (3,948 m)

Tunku Abdul Rahman Peak (3,948 m)

Donkey Ears Peak (4,054 m)

Donkey Ears Peak (4,054 m)

The summit plateau of Mount Kinabalu

The summit plateau of Mount Kinabalu

Tunku Abdul Rahman Peak (3,948 m)

Tunku Abdul Rahman Peak (3,948 m)

The summit plateau of Mount Kinabalu

The summit plateau of Mount Kinabalu

St. John Peak (4,091 m)

St. John Peak (4,091 m)

Cool and windy morning..

Cool and windy morning..

Love the scenery..

Love the scenery..

Going down..

Going down..

It's freezing up there!

It’s freezing up there!

The South Peak (3,922 m) & 8km mark

The South Peak (3,922 m) & 8km mark

Donkey Ears Peak (4,054 m)

Ugly Sisters Peak (4,032 m) & Donkey Ears Peak (4,054 m)

The highest point, Low's Peak (4,095.2 m)

The highest point, Low’s Peak (4,095.2 m)

The South Peak (3,922 m)

The South Peak (3,922 m)

The summit plateau of Mount Kinabalu

The summit plateau of Mount Kinabalu

Another view of The South Peak (3922 m)

Another view of The South Peak (3,922 m)

Victoria Peak (4,091 m)

Victoria Peak (4,091 m)

Oyayubi Iwu Peak, Alexandra Peak & Dewali Pinnacles

Oyayubi Iwu Peak, Alexandra Peak & Dewali Pinnacles

King Edward Peak (4,086 m)

King Edward Peak (4,086 m)

Low's Gully

Low’s Gully

Sunset at Laban Rata, Mount Kinabalu

Posted: Monday, December 3, 2012 in Photography

Saturday 24th November 2012, from 5:20 pm to 6:10 pm.

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Conquered Mount Kinabalu Again..

Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2012 in Photography

but this time i bring along my family..

Mount Kinabalu is a prominent mountain on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia. It is located in the East Malaysian state of Sabah and is protected as Kinabalu National Park, a World Heritage Site - Wikipedia

oh well.. let the photos do the talking

fresh start at Mersilau Gate around 8am, 24th November 2012

still smiling at 5km mark

T junction.. right – descending for Timpohon Gate & left – ascending to Laban Rata & the summit

yesss.. 6km done! another 2km to go

500m to go! steep – steeper – steepest

take 5! last 1km to the resthouse

we arrived Laban Rata almost 5pm – located at 3,272 metres above sea level (+/-3km before summit), Laban Rata offers climbers warm lodgings & hot meals before & after climbing to the peak.

Laban Rata Resthouse 3,272 meters above sea level

dinner & supper before start climbing to the peak at 2:30am

beautiful sunset at the resthouse

we reached at the peak of Mount Kinabalu after 4 hours climbing. Aina 1st to reached the summit… she cried! happy tears & also she couldn’t stand the cool weather and the strong winds

The highest point, Low’s Peak (4,095.2 meters) @ 6am, 25th November 2012

descending.. my wife with Alexandra Peak (4,003 meters) at the background

Hafiz – my eldest with Oyayubi Iwu Peak, Alexandra Peak & Dewali Pinnacles at the background during descending

descending.. at 8km mark & South Peak (3,922 meters) at the background

Donkey Ears Peak (4,054 meters)

descending the steep mountain slope

the longggggg steep slope!

going up is tough.. going down is more tougher – ok take 5!

still descending..

ok take another break..

not to forget.. we doing the same thing during ascending at 3am!! dark & with the strong winds

and still..

we arrive at the resthouse about 10am.. after breakfast we continue another 4 hours hiking to the Timpohon Gate i.e. the trail end.