It seems strange to say that I discovered my love for the outdoors only when I was trapped at home in Kuala Lumpur during Malaysia's pandemic lockdown. But perhaps it's not so strange after all. Staying inside the house for weeks on end, with only a tiny balcony to connect me with the outside world, was enough to make me long for wide-open spaces.
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