14 Aug '16, 5am

A Swiss family and the durian

A Swiss family and the durian

HE Swiss family got out from their four-by-four vehicle and headed straight for the fruit trees. The big rambutan tree and the dokong tree were their first targets. The father said: “This looks like a tree you kids can climb…” And the three children — two boys and a girl — wasted no time and up the tree they went! This was last week, when the Steinmanns came to Malaysia for their summer holidays. Daniel married a Malaysian girl, Edura, many years ago. They have two sons and a daughter. The boys — Omar and Rashid — are in their early teens, while Dinah is about 8 years old. They seemed to have no fear of climbing the dokong tree. It was the same with the rambutan tree. When all three of them were up on the dokong tree, it occurred to me that they seemed quite at ease climbing. Before I could ask them, their grandfather, Kadir aka Halim said: “These boys and their sister are...

Full article: http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/08/165415/swiss-family-an...

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