Thursday, June 18, 2015


DenganNama Allah yang Maha Pemurah lagi Maha Pengasihani

Frankfurt Railway Station

CDG Paris International Airport

South Amerika Trio at CDG Paris International

Frankfurt Railway Station

 Secara keseluruhannya ZBA telah merayap ke seluruh pelusuk Peranchis dan Germany.  Sila rujuk kepada 
untuk  rujukan

Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Dengan Nama Allah yang Maha Pemurah lagi Maha Pengasihani

Kotaraya kebanggaan raayat USA.  Kotaraya yang menjadi idaman untuk kita sampai kepadanya.  Kotaraya yang menyaksikan peristiwa 9/11. Kota yang tidak pernah tidur. Kota yang menyaksikan jenayah setiap minit. Kota dari segala kota yang menjadi tumpuan dunia.  New York, Amerika Syarikat.
Alangkah penatnya untuk mencapai NY.  Dari Paris penerbangan jam 1pm dan sampai jam 2.30pm.  Petang bertemu petang. 7J30m  diudara Lautan Pasifik.  Pesawat AA Boeng 767-300 mendarat dengan selamat.  Diruang masa ini ZBA merayap kotaraya NY.

John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York

JFK & surrounding area

Manhattan New York  City USA
8J memberi sedikit ruang untuk ZBA merayap NYCity.  Jam 10.05pm ZBA meneruskan penerbangan ke Buenos Aires.
Setelah 20hari merayap dibeberapa buah negara Amerika Latin kini ZBA kembali semula ke US.  Kali ini melalui Miami juga daripada Buenos Aires.  

Miami is one of the hottest vacation destinations in the world. Here are some interesting facts about this sub-tropical 
1. Miami was named for the Mayaimis, a Native American tribe who lived in the area until the 17th or 18th century. The Mayaimis took their name from Lake Okeechobee, which was called Mayaimis or “big water”.
2. The first suntan lotion was invented by Miami Beach pharmacist, Benjamin Green in 1944.
3. Miami Beach was a mangrove swamp before it’s development started in the 1920s. Everglades National Park, Miami Florida 
4. The only Everglades eco-system in the world is in Miami.
5. Miami has more than 800 parks and is the only city in the United States that is bordered by two separate National Parks – Biscayne National Park and Everglades National Park.
6. Miami is the only major city in the US to be founded by a woman (Julia Tuttle).
7. With more than 800 buildings, Miami Beach’s Art Deco district is home to the world’s largest collection of Art Deco Architecture.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015


Dengan Nama Allah yang Maha Pemurah lagi Maha Pengasihani


Diawal pagi ini ZBA akan mula merayap Sacred Valley walau pun masih belum menyesuaikan diri dengan altitud 3800MSNM.  Bernafas dalam udara tipis amat meletihkan khususnya semasa mendaki.  

The  Sacred Valley  of the Incas was undoubtedly a key area of settlement to the Incas. Its agreeable climate and fertile plains make a rare and fruitful combination for the high Andes. It was also the route to the
jungle and therefore an area with access to the fruits and plants of the tropical lowlands.  The Sacred Valley served as a buffer zone, protecting Cusco from incursions of the Antis, the fierce jungle tribes who from time to time raided the highlands. 

Today the Sacred Valley remains a lush agricultural region supplying the city of Cusco with much of its produce such as maize, fruit and vegetables. 

Most people visit Pisac to see the market on Sunday, 
but there are smaller markets  on both Tuesday and Thursday. However Pisac is a pretty village and has plenty of small handicraft shops and is worth a visit on any day of the week. There are local buses departing from Cusco every 15 minutes for the one hour ride to Pisac village. Local buses cost about US$2 each way.  

Pisaq Village

 A vital Inca road once snaked its way up the canyon that enters the Urubamba Valley at Pisac. The citadel, at the entrance to this gorge, now in ruins, controlled a route which connected the Inca Empire with Paucartambo, on   the
border of the eastern jungles. Set high above a valley floor patch-worked by patterned fields and rimmed by vast terracing, the stonework and panoramas at Pisac's Inca citadel are magnificent.
Terraces, water ducts and steps have been cut out of solid rock, and in the upper sector of the ruins, the main Sun Temple is equal of anything at Machu Picchu. Above the temple lie still more ruins, mostly unexcavated, and among the higher crevices and rocky overhangs several ancient burial sites are hidden.

Ulubamba Valley at Pasic

Ollantaytambo is an attractive little town located at the western end of the Sacred Valley.  The town has been built on top of original Inca foundations and is the best surviving example of Inca town planning. The town is
divided in canchas (blocks)   which   arealmost entirely intact. Each cancha has only one entrance (usually a huge stone doorway) which leads into a central courtyard. The houses surround the courtyard. Good
examples of this construction can be found behind the main plaza. Stone used for these buildings was brought from a quarry high up on the opposite side of the Urubamba river - an incredible feat involving  the  efforts
of thousands of workers. The complex was still under construction at the time of the conquest and was never cocompleted
.  The   town    is   located    at  the foot of some   
spectacular Inca ruins (entrance with the Tourist Ticket 'Boleto Turistico') which protected the strategic entrance to the lower Urubamba Valley. The temple area is at the top of steep terracing which helped to provide excellent defences.
Chinchero is a small Andean Indian village located high up on the windswept plains of Anta at 3762m about 30km from Cusco. There are beautiful views overlooking the Sacred Valley of the Incas, with the
Cordillera Vilcabamba and the snow-capped peak of Salkantay dominating the western horizon. Chinchero is believed to be the mythical birthplace of the rainbow. Its major claim to tourism is its colourful Sunday market which is much less tourist-orientated than the market at Pisac. 
The village mainly comprises mud brick (adobe) houses, and locals still go about their business in traditional dress.
The village may have been an important town in Inca times. The most striking
remnant of this period is the massive stone wall in the main plaza which has ten trapezoidal niches.  The construction of the wall and many other ruins and agricultural terraces (which are still in use) are attributed to Inca Tupac Yupanqui who possibly used Chinchero as a kind of country resort. Entrance to the main plaza and ruins requires a 'boleto turistico'.
In the main plaza an adobe colonial church, dating from the early seventeenth century, has been built upon the foundations of an Inca temple or palace. The ceiling and walls are covered in beautiful floral and religious designs. The church is open on Sundays for mass.
Half an hour's walk from the village brings you to Lake Piuri which once fed Cusco with water. It takes about 3 hours to walk around the lake passing through small picturesque villages.