Showing posts from April, 2014


After many months of futile effort to reduce inflammation in my nose using medication, OP Doc Ala suggested to do Turbinectomy procedure. Initially I thought he was kidding and trying to pull my leg. He said it is one of the best options other than painful surgery to repair my bended nasal septum. OK, anything less painful is always a good option. 
The surgery was done only 4 days after SAC. I was admitted in 3rd class ward one day earlier for the doctors to run a few test on me. I think I was the youngest patient in the ward at that time.
OP Doc Ala is an ENT specialist in Hospital Serdang. We studied in RMC together although he's one year younger than everyone else in our batch. Because he was so smart, he had to skip one year in primary school. That's why he became a doctor unlike became a "coolie" and he's not only a doctor but one of the top ENT surgeons in government hospitals.

I was in good hands of him and everything was fine. After spent 4 nights in the…

Sabah Adventure Challenge 2014

This is the second time I took part in Sabah Adventure Challenge. Aman and the team had organized the event successfully last year, made me want to join again this year. Last year, we stayed in luxurious Mersilau Lodge, but this year we camped out at Air Panas Poring.

Day T-2 I went to KK a day before the registration. Earlier plan to come with Bandit but he has work commitment and had to cancel the trip. Too bad he missed out all the fun. I flew in on board MAS and stayed at Masada Backpackers. I have stayed at many hostels in KK, but nothing like this one. I think this is the best hostel in KK and I met many new friends here ;)
Later that night, I went out for dinner with OP Jibui and his colleagues. Then OP Syamdun join us. I haven't meet him for so many year. Actually, he's living in Ranau not far from Poring.
Day T-1 The next day, OP Stupe, his wife and his friend picked me up from the hostel and we went to Sutera Harbour for the registration and race briefing. I met many…