There are only two kinds of people in the world, which are you?
Late last month I finally accomplished an item on my bucket list. It was an unplanned situation, my work took me to a part of the country in which I have always wanted to visit but never found the reason why. And by visiting this state — Perlis, the smallest state in the country, I finally put a tick to having visit and stayed in every single state (all 13 of them) in my country. Yay!
I was involved in an international disaster relief exercise in the state of Perlis and took my free time to visit the state. Prior to the trip, I had to ask around for some tips and all I got were — laksa (rice noodles) and mempelam harum manis (mango). Not a lot of people visit this state as it is the northernmost state and the only reason you’re there is because you used to live there.
I was traveling with my staff, so the first place that we stopped was the mosque. This is no simple mosque though, Masjid Al Hussain is actually a ‘floating’ mosque built on top of the water level at Kuala Perlis. When the tide rises, it does look like it was built on water.
An interesting video for those who want to know more about World War 2 and the casualties of war. You can search for more information at their interactive website.
We took a tram from Willy-Brandt-Platz to Schweizer Platz right across the River Main. We were in Sachsenhausen. It’s amazing how a modern city like Frankfurt could have a nice cosy little place nearby.
We took a stroll down Schweizerstrasse towards the riverbank. The place reminded us of Paris with its tree-lined streets and people walking about.