Crying over the bad condition of rivers

Sungai Bunus Action Group in Perak Bunus Walk for River campaign on Sept 29, 2018 to save the river.

GROWING up in Ipoh and raised by my maternal grandparents, I spent a lot of time exploring nature, especially rivers and waterfalls in the Kinta Valley.

Money was not easy to come by in my lower middle class family but we spent a lot of our weekends doing affordable adventures and activities near the rivers and waterfalls. It didn’t take a long journey to get to the rivers, and jumping into the clear running water, splashing with my brother and cousins, and catching fish and prawns were simply invigorating.

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