Archive for May, 2010

Mesmerising Lambir Hills

By on May 27, 2010 in Eco, Family with 2 Comments

The snake slithered through the undergrowth. Pausing, flickering its tongue and rearing its head, slowly….
Startled, I took a step back. I peered closer at the small snake basking on the forest floor.
It had longitudinal reddish orange stripes, with bits of greenish lateral stripes on a black background.
Was it a Banded Malayan Coral Snake? Or was it the Striped Kurki Snake.

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Amplang crackers

By on May 7, 2010 in Food with 6 Comments

Amplang?!
“What did you say the name was?”
While trying to pronounce the strange sounding word correctly several times, I reached out for the amplang on the table.

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