Saturday, January 26, 2013

sinful teh tarik

been a while since i dropped by jusco seremban, all the while o rather go to either giant or tesco in nilai, tje reason being o hate to find a parking spot during peak yime at jusco. anyway after a long hiatus i find myself back here for a particular stuff , after fonishing the task i parked myselg at oldtown kopitiam gor a glass of their sinful teh tarik and  french toast. take a break yo.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Our Experimental trip-part One

yours truly after arriving in hadyai at Alisan Golden Coach office
I recently went on a trip to Thailand, at first it was just a banter among us on the FB  and Whatsapp ( ahh the marvel of modern technology) saying that we need a year end trip preferably one which involved diving, a few places were bounces around..at at last we pick Koh Lanta. Truth be told we know nil about this place except for the information gleamed from the WWW. Luckily we have a friend working part time over there during the high season. As with many others planning things did not really materialize as we wanted it to be..from four pax we are down to three but the trip must go on and so we heed forth to Koh Lanta with our backpacks on our back( or two because  we include my laptop and  dslr camera to boot)
me and buddy- Dr Wanie having breakfast at Rocky Muslim Restaurant

The trip itself took six hoursby bus from puduraya we depart slightly before twelve and arrived at Bukit Kayu Hitam checkpoint after five ( ermss I was asleep  most of the journey, blame it on fatigue because I was traying to finished as many workload as i am able befor ethe scheduled trip) , immigration at Malaysia / Thai border took about an hour  to complete since there are number of buses to be cleared on that Friday morning. So far the transport part to Hadyai went smoothly. however the next leg of the trip was several level short of nightmare ... we were supposed to be picked up by van arranged by an agent directly to Koh lanta. however the  van failed to materialized and we were forced to make an ad hoc arrangement by our own. We `asked the person at the Alisan office to find us van to Koh Lanta since the last van will be leaving by two and prior arrangement have to be made. We were charged an exorbitant price of RM&0 for each person whereby the usual price is around 55 thb only, but hey beggars cant be choosers and so we were told to wait until 1 pm for the van to pick us up. Since It was only about 11 am Thailand time we decided to do some window shopping around town. And off we go  me and wanie specifically. wan tagged along..pity him :)

hand in hand we spent our baht
i got the baht and I want these fruits... so juicy we finished most of it  in the van

me and buddy and buddy buddy..hahaha.. after one hour trekking 

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Welcome the new year and new me

I practically usher in the new year 2013 with bang  l was in hadyai a stopover from our diving trip in koh lanta. the friendly people of hadyai town celebrate the new year in a big way they have concert on the street street party and lots and lots of fireworks. Which practically lit the sky with burst of colours and sounds that bounce vibrating from building to building. We did savor a little of the street party atmosphere (lot of other malaysian were there too), but for the firework from the safety of our  room at the 18th floor.
streetparty at hadyai

fireworks at the sky..marvelous

morning view of hadyai town from our room
The  fireworks started early in the evening until  wee hours of morning. Much different from where I usually usher the new year ,Usually in beb at home. But then I am hoping that year 2013 will bring big and drastic changes in my life. Fingers cross. May this year bring glad tidings to my readers too (are there any left I wonder since it has been eons since I last updated this blog!). It is a cliche to say that I will try to update this blog regularly but that is what I have in mind. I find that by writing I am able to de-stress myself and honed back my passion in writing  Til we meet again.