Bob lives in the busy and noisy part of the city. One day, Bob was at the bicycle shop. It was then noticed two men lurking around outside the shop. One was tall and thin. He looked young and was wearing a blue T-shirt with blue jeans. The other man was short and fat. He certainly did not look friendly at all.
What is “balik kampung”? “Balik kampung ” can be defined as going back to one’s hometown during a festival or holidays. It is a unique experience for the most of the Malaysian. Everyone spend most of their time to catch up with family and friends whom they have not seen for some time. From the phase “balik kampung”, it often conjures an image of tranquility and also green pastures. However, this is not always the case because “balik kampung” also brings a host of negative effects.
Doesn’t it bring to mind about the horrendous of traffic jam? Traffic jam is indeed the order of the day. Most people ends getting up early to avoid traffic jam. However, they still get caught in the heavy traffic since everyone also does the same thing. People will definitely get frustrated and angry after a certain period. They may start to vent out their anger by saying swear words and shouting towards others. Thus, several impatient drivers will begin to overtake illegally recklessly by jumping queue. Minor accidents could happen and therefore worsen the traffic jam. Drivers can end up by arguing and drive bumper to bumper. Accidents happen incur expenditure, higher cost is needed to service our car. Besides that, the time taken from KL to Ipoh which is normally 2 ½ hour will be doubled or tripled during festive seasons. Therefore, people at the village will feel anxious and worried as their family members have not arrived at assign time.
On the other hand, the environment in the town is seems to be quiet and stand still. Most people have gone back to hometown. Shops are closed, because there are no businesses during the few particular days. Due to that, businessmen...