(Pictures coming soon. Be sure to check back esp. if you’re in Singapore.) Commuting by bike is becoming more popular around the world, likely inspired by the increasing awareness of the environment and a desire for healthier lifestyles. Cycling is a great choice for transport not just because it takes cars off the road and…
Just what are you inhaling during your rush hour commute? For those of you who routinely cycle on roads, you will know how awful it is when a car in front of you accelerates and leaves you in a smoky cloud of exhaust fumes. In Singapore (and many other Southeast Asian countries) the worst culprit…
A few months ago, I joined the Nature Society in Singapore.
December 1 2013 Singapore -> Kuala Lumpur -> Kathmandu
In February, I was writing about how my students and I had been busily training for an impending trip to Sabah, East Malaysia (the west side of Borneo island) to climb Mt. Kinabalu.
As we inch closer to our trip to Sabah, the students have been training for the trek by climbing plenty of stairs every week. As I’ve concluded in my last post, stairs are great for training legs and cardio for the ascent up Mt. Kinabalu, a 4,000m summit in East Malaysia.
Smitten With The Himalayas
For as long as I could remember, my parents have always told me stories about growing up in China. They have a unique experience because they were old enough to experience (and remember) communist China both before and after the country opened up contact to the world.