This blogspot is a medium to share my thoughts and adventures apart from promoting my books. Below are the books which have been written or authored and published by myself.

"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Mencari Diri dan Erti".

ISBN 983-42031-0-1, Jun 2006

"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Membela Syiar yang Asal"

ISBN 983-42031-1-x, May 2007

"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Sirih Pulang ke Gagang?"

ISBN 978-983-42031-2-2, November 2007

It is interesting to note that while these books were written in Malay it has gained enough attention to merit being part of the collections of the American Library of Congress and National Library of Australia. Look here and here.

While the first three books were published by my own company, the fourth titled "Rumah Azan" was published in April 2009 by a company called Karnadya with the help of the Malaysian national literary body Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. It features beautiful pictures along with stories behind selected mosques which could be related to the history of Islam and the Malays alongside the formation of the Malaysian nation. Look at the article A collaboration of old collegemates - the book "Rumah Azan".

My fifth book "Ahlul Bait (Family) of Rasulullah SAW and Malay Sultanates", an English translation and adaptation of the Malay book "Ahlul Bait (Keluarga) Rasulullah SAW dan Kesultanan Melayu" authored by Hj Muzaffar Mohamad and Tun Suzana Othman was published early 2010. Look here... My 5th book is out! Ahlul Bait (Family) of Rasulullah SAW and the Malay Sultanates... . For more information check out my Malay blogspot CATATAN SI MERAH SILU.

Like my fourth book "Rumah Azan", the sixth book "Kereta Api Menuju Destinasi" is also a coffee-table book which is published by the company Karnadya with the cooperation of Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (the main Malay literary body in Malaysia). Coming out January 2011 it features pictures and stories on the adventure travelling by train to all of Peninsular Malaysia along with the interesting places which could be reached this way.

My seventh book "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" in turn is a coffee-table book which is written, editted, designed and has pictures taken by me. Coming out of the factory October 2011, this book which combines family history with history of places such as Singapura, Johor, Batu Pahat, Muar and in fact the history of the island of Java and England has been reviewed with me interviewed live in the program Selamat Pagi Malaysia at RTM1. Look at the article Siaran langsung ulasan buku "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" dan temu ramah di Selamat Pagi Malaysia. Some selected contents have been featured in Sneak peek "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah".


The "Berpetualang ke Aceh" series of novels could be obtained in e-book form. Enter http://www.e-sentral.com/, click general novel and go to page 4. You can also type the word "Aceh" at the search box. Or click straight Book 1, Book 2 and Book 3.

Sunday, November 13, 2022

New visit to Lata Iskandar

Continuing from New visit to the Sky Farm of Cameron Highlands.

Lastly on the way down from Cameron Highlands to Tapah we visited the waterfalls of Lata Iskandar.

The last time we visited in 2017 it was on the way up from Tapah to Cameron Highlands...

Look at the old article  A stop at Lata Iskandar.

New visit to the Sky Farm of Cameron Highlands

Continuing from New visit to Cameron tea valley.

From Cameron Valley we moved next to this nearby attraction...

Known as the Sky Farm this was also last visited in 2017. 

Look at the old article Picking strawberries at a walkway farm.

New visit to Cameron tea valley

Continuing from An upper part of the Serendah falls.

After the function in Serendah was done late afternoon we immediately headed for Cameron Highlands to join my wife's family function. The following day Sunday 6th November 2022 we parted ways at noon. That was when me, the wife and kid went to this famous attraction...

The last time we were here which was in 2017 an older kid of mine also followed. Look at Checking out the tea farm at Cameron Valley.

That time we climbed up the hills above the signboard. Look at Up the highest obvious peak at Cameron Valley

This time we only walked down to the waterfalls...

An upper part of the Serendah falls

Peace be upon you . Just some things from last weekend.

Saturday afternoon 5th November 2022. Me, the wife and our youngest kid went to Serendah for a function. After leaving the kid for the said function we decided to go to the Serendah falls.

Normally we are contented which just checking out the lower part as seen behind the bushes here...

This time we took the car up the rough road heading to the higher parts...

This is the furthest part of the falls which could be accessed closely by car before further foray up the rough road is prohibited because it is situated on private land.