We were also brought on vacation to
for sight seeing and to wind down. Miami Florida
Biscayne Bay Hotel, Maimi
Kennedy Point – The Torch of Friendship Maimi
During this time, in the late 1960s, there still existed the colour bar in the
. I was refused a room in one of
the motel because of my colour although the hotel management does not say so
directly. There was “Vacancy” sigh
lighted up outside the hotel, but when I went in to check, the manager on duty
said that all the rooms were taken up already. US
There were also sign boards like “BLACK ONLY or WHITE ONLY” at some of the beaches that I visited.
On one occasion, one of the simulator instructors refused to take me for a lesson, he did not say as such but when I reported to him, he told me to wait and off he went; after a while, another instructor came and took his place. This happened in
. In Alabama no such thing happened. Texas
Maj Gen Dato' Fauzi Bin Hussain....Thank you Dato'.