Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Celebration for Monday Blue

I haven't have Monday Blue for the longest time! What is there to be blue about when I have no classes on Mondays for the last semester?! I usually slept until the brain decides to wake up. 

The new semester has started and this semester I have classes from Monday to Friday and once again, the blue-feeling rekindled. I have the worst arrangement of classes on Mondays la and I got to tahan for 14 weeks! Classes at 10-12pm then 4-7pm is really tiring as I am practically stucked during the class gap. 

Yesterday was a Monday. Yesterday was our 46th. month together. After the morning class, Bear brought me out for lunch in Row Six. Some of the items in their menu actually tasted weird as they come from our neighbouring countries, but some are delicious. We go there a lot and usually would end up ordering the same food we had the last visit. HAHAHA! I promised myself that I will be more adventurous and try others during my next visit. 

There is this application that is going really hot currently. It cartoonise the face and make it look real! The app has a Chinese name, 魔漫相机 but somehow I couldn't find it on Google Play Store directly. My friend actually sent the link to me before I was able to download it. When I have the app, I went exploring and darn it, it was all in Chinese (and I can't read Chinese). So in the beginning, I found myself clicking on every buttons and try to figure out what it does and soon enough, I was quite good in it. The app only worked for one person and I wanted to create one of me and Bear for our day. So I picked a similarly-related cartoon template and used other photo editing app to combine both pictures. 

It looked good right?! I should be in designing school la!

Sunday, October 20, 2013

More Holiday Fun

Dady called and asked us to travel up to KL that very Thursday night so that we could go to Bukit Merah with him on the next morning. It was very rushed for us but we enjoyed it. We packed our clothes, ran some errands and waited for Bear to finish his training before travelling up at about 9pm. We met up with Dady and went back to his apartment to rest. The family had to wake up at 5am the next morning to avoid the jam. 

On our way to Bukit Merah, we stopped in Bidur to have breakfast and had the most fantastic Milo Ice! We are there because he had job assignment there. Bukit Merah has practically nothing there so I was very thankful that the house there has Wi-Fi. We did help Dady on and off with his work but most of the time, we would run off to check on Facebook/Instagram updates. 

Sunday is family day and Dady didn't need to work so he brought us to Penang which was an hour away. We actually don't have a specific place to head to so I brought the family to where I wanted to visit, Charlie Brown Cafe!!! 

Of course we had to order something and dine-in to get these photos. We had their famous hot beverages for the rainy day. Bear and I shared Kung Pao chicken rice and my sister had some pizza.

Next, we went to Batu Feringgi. It had been raining the whole day and we were thankful that it stopped a little while when we were there. The view there was so incredible!

We actually planned to travel back to KL on Monday but our Taiping friend asked us to stay back for another day so that we could visit Bukit Larut. We rode on a jeep and the ride was crazy and fun! Unless you are the kind who get dizzy easily, you should really ride on this amazing adventurous ride!! 

Oh man! The scenery there was breath-taking! So beauty that I actually lost for words. We climbed a little higher to a cafe for a cup of tea.

The only part I hated about the trip was that I had to bathe with freezing cold water the entire week. There did not have water heater there and when we got back to Dady's apartment, the water supply was cut off. We had to use the swimming pool bathroom to shower! Besides that, we had an amazing trip and family quality time. 

Monday, October 14, 2013

I-City in Shah Alam

Many of my friends and relative went to i-City and brought back many interesting photos. So, I told myself I need to be there at least once. On the first week of the semester break, Dady asked us to go over to KL for a stay. Since I was already in KL, I hinted that I wanted to visit i-City and Dady said, "Let's go then!" A-W-E-S-O-M-E!!

The place is rather difficult to look for with very few signboards. Thankfully, Bear signed for data packages and had Waze on which led us to our destination. I found out that besides Trick Art Museum (which I call 3D museum), there are also the Snowalk (a large freezer which give you a taste of winter), Red Carpet Museum (with wax celebrities in it) and City of Digital Lights (with lighting decorations)

We passed by Red Carpet Museum before reaching Trick Art Museum so Bear went to ask and found out that the entrance fee was RM 35 before 6pm and RM 50 after 6pm. Too expensive so we proceeded to Trick Art Museum which was RM 10 per person.

The Trick Art Museum was so much fun la. We were the only visitor there so there were no issue of being pai seh (embarrassed) and we took our time to pose. The whole family put in a lot of effort in posing alright so enjoy them! :)

Mirror image

Where is my image?!

Chilling on a plank

Who says you need your hiking gears?

Chuak simi ? Dinosaur only ma..

Give me back my money!!

Why she got tea and I don't have?!

Toying with our mobiles in the middle of the ocean


It was only 5pm when we finished touring the museum so we snacked in Old Town. Bear knew I wanted to experience winter so he brought me to Snowalk. It was RM 20 and if after 6pm, it will be RM 35.

We were in an igloo!

This little castle-looking thing is to play snow fight

More castles

Ice swan

We went for some ice-sliding.. So fun!

It was really very cold and we were there for only 30 minutes. Oh, by the way, I fell on the slippery ice while we were on the way to get our tubes for ice-tubing, which you could watch the video clip here. Bear held onto me the whole time we were there but don't know why, he walked in front of me when we went to get our tubes. I fell flat onto my butt and it kinda hurt. I called for him but he couldn't hear me so I had to slowly bring myself up. I then walked to him and told him the incident and he couldn't stop himself from laughing a little. We later told the story to my cousin ,who visited the place before us, and she said she also fell during her visit. So, oh well!

It was nearly dark so we went to the City of Digital Lights. There is no entrance fee but, the parking fee will be RM 10 straight away at the clock strike 7pm. We were shocked that our parking fee turned out to be RM 13!! However, the lights were incredible and I have no regrets waiting at all.
Money tree

It was indeed a tiring day but also the most fulfilling one. However, this kinda place I don't think I will go again. Once will be just enough.