Friday, December 26, 2008
Drive ke Kemaman last week lagi memenatkan. Drive sorang2 walaupun konvoi. Takpe, super woman kan. Janji aku tak sesat. Kalau suruh pegi lagi sekali Kemaman tuh dengan confidentnye aku akan sesat. Setakat ikut LPT tuh reti la. Pastuh sile kasi GPS la... Journey ke Kemaman agak lama aritu sebab hujan sangat lebat. Ikut karak yang simpang siur tu pulak, jangan berangan nak merempit. Sedap-sedap dapat merempit, dapat SMS suzie, kete Shawn ade masalah so kena drive 80 km/h je! Ape lagi, set auto cruise, lentok kepala.. karok kuat2. Oh boring gile okay drive 80 km/h dekat LPT yang straighhhtt tuh. Tapi takpe, ape nak buat kan. Nama pun konvoi. Kalau nak rempit laju2, sile pegi sendiri. Aritu kitorang sampai dh nak dekat kul 7. Aku memang spesies tak suka drive malam2 nih. Rabun! Aritu ujan pun kena pakai spek yang dah tak bape cukup power nye. Petang nih kena gi buat spek baru la jawabnye...
From Kemaman, aku nekad drive sorang2 pegi JB. Sanggup! Sebabnye, esoknye adelah hari nak bawak maktok pegi Singapore! macam yang dah di-update kat bawah tu.... Plan asal nak ikut LPT-PLUS, which means aku kena patah balik masuk KL then amik PLUS shoot to JB. Tapi, encik bf advise drive ikut Kuantan-Segamat. Jimat masa. Berbekalkan map yang sebesar size buku 555 hasil lukisan encik bf, aku pun menonong lah drive sorang2. Ikut lori berbagai2 size. Best lah jalan tuh. Leh rempit sesedap hati. Takde kot speedtrap? Nak nampak kelibat orang lain pun susah, apetah lagi nak nengok kelibat encik polis kan? Journey tuh alone amik masa dlm 6 jam. Sebab aku masuk dlm town Kuantan. Dah tau dah next time terus amik LPT, tapi kena bayar tol skit lah. Tapi jimat sikit kot masa? Dan tak kena roadblock JPJ kt tengah bandar tu. Nasib tak kena saman okay aritu.. aku lambat renew license sebulan! lupa tul..
Dah sampai JB tuh, terus ronggeng Jusco Bukit Indah. Pre-opening Sale. Maknusia punye la ramai sampai aku naik emo dlm jusco tuh. Akak aku yang sibuk2 nak pegi. Last2 tak beli ape2 yang berpaedah pun. Ampeh. The next day, seperti post sebelum nih, pegi Singapore jalan2 shopping2.. Esoknye terus balik KL dengan akak and mak. Sawa and daddynye naik kete dorang. Akak aku g intebiu dkt GSCMD. Huh, arap2 dapat la... boring aku asyik travel KL-JB. Lama2 bontot pun bentuk seat kodok ha...
Semalam, aku drive pulak lagi skali datang JB ni ha. Pagi2 buta bangun kemas2 umah. Gi isi minyak, check2 angin tayar dll.. Rempit sesuka hati di PLUS. Aksi2 cilok sangat menarik la semalam. Most of the time aku drive di lane tengah dan kiri. Lane kanan untuk orang2 yang drive mcm siput. Paham2 sniri la kan..
Arini sibuk kemas2 barang akak aku yang dah mcm gedung. Esok proses memindah. Haih, tukar profession jadik movers pulak la aku nih. Monday nanti balik KL balik. Haih... penatnye...
Nasib la minyak dh murah. Kodok tengah tip top. Sedap aku merempit. Kalau minyak mahal dulu, max aku bawak pun 120 je.. jimat2.. kalau boleh tu 80 je tapi bile la nak sampai kan? :)
P/S: Stesen minyak Petronas yang dekat Tmn Melati tu so far paling best. Full tank aku dlm 70 je. Kalau yang dekat Danau Kota tu masuk angin je lebih. Tipu betul..
Wednesday, December 24, 2008
My family & TMF
2. What is the last thing that you bought with your own money?
Nasi putih tomyam ayam
3. Where do you wish to get married?
A simple garden wedding, with lots of fresh flowers, simple food (not heavy food like the normal kenduri la ofkos)
4. How old do you think you will be permanently owned by your love?
5. Are you in love?
6. Name the latest book that you bought?
I haven't bought any book for quite some time. The last book that I forced my beloved bf to pay was the Tafsir Al-Quran. Kire okla kan?
7. What is your full name?
8. Do you prefer your mother or father
9. Name a person that you really wish to meet in real life for the first time
I have one in mind but not gonna jot it here...
10. Christina or Britney?
11. Do you do your own laundry?
12. The most exciting place you want to go?
Where my bf is... Kalo miri pun miri lah.. huhu
13. Hugs or kisses?
14. Point out 5 things about the person who tagged you.
petite, outspoken, kind-hearted, sepet like me!, a good friend, a good cook! (eh dh 6 pulak)
8 things I am passionate about: (in random order)
-Heels (u should come and look at my workstation)
-Shopping (of any kind)
8 things I say too often:
Awak, yang, love, mek, wei, awat? ape kes?, sara buatpe?
4 books I’ve read recently:
None? Gagal lah memupuk minat membaca nih.. Akan ku pupuk semula..
8 songs I could listen to over and over again:
None? I get bored easily. I will enjoy listening to the new songs for quite sometime and I'll listen to the next new one and forget the previous one. Kesimpulannye, aku dah tak ingat tajuk2 lagu that I used to listen to...
8 things I learnt last year:
(I take it as this year coz I can't recall last year's...heh)
- Patience. I'm hot tempered girl. I'm in the midst of learning to control my emotion.
- People can leave in just a blink. Appreciate your family & spend more time with them! I wasn't kind enough to my late Abah when he was around and yes, I regret it... very much.
- Be kind to others. I used to treat people like they are contractor. I admit I'm very strict and stern at work but there are ways to treat people nicely even when you have the power.
- Lemah lembut. I'm harsh and outspoken and loud. I learn to talk slowly, nicely, gently. I'm still not good at it but I guess I have made some improvement. Kot?
- Think of yourself in whatever you do. People are watching over you, in every single thing you do. So you have to be extra careful with your words and actions. Never do things without black and white. This is applicable for work only lah..
- Never trust people, especially your boss. When he says he will back you up in the HRPC, take it as BS. Those people were trained to give advice that will make you feel at ease. In the end, it's just you and your writings.
- Be picky. In finding friends. Not gonna elaborate here. You know better.
- Learn to accept & adapt, love & be loved. I'm so happy with my life despite the ups and downs we faced in our relationship last year and this year. Looking forward for a better year.
I wanna tag my sister, emi, erin, limau?
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
I wanna tag my sis, erin, emmot, and sesape yang blom buat benda alah ni.. silelah..
Monday, December 22, 2008
That was Sara's tagline. Sipore is actually Singapore. We were in Singapore last Saturday enjoying the pre-Christmas sale. Sara kept asking us to take her to Singapore while we were struggling to make her understand that we ARE actually in Singapore. She wont believe it until she saw the lion fountain like the one in tv ad.. Hmm, the advertisment really work huh?
We took mum to Sipore for a therapy. Haha. Me and sis were both aiming for a new perfume and some make ups. I ended up buying these...
1 Clinique lipstick @ SGD6.50
1 Elizabeth Arden lipstick @ SGD 17
1 Escada Sentiment perfume, 75ml @ SGD 43
1 Clinique blush @ SGD 16
1 Emporio Armani shirt @ SGD 50
Rate was quite high this time.. RM1 = SGD2.42... abis duitku.. Thank god this month banyak pegi course, so ade la extra income kan.. :)
Anyway, shopping in Singapore is really fun! I went down to Isetan to check on the price for my perfume and it was RM200++!! If you wanna get some good bargain, do drop by at the Lucky Plaza. But be very careful of the immitation ones..
And mum didnt buy anything.. Takpe, we'll take her to Braun Buffel this weekend for the handbag that she's aiming for.
Pictures are with my sister. Will try to update this weekend (if i remember lah).
p/s: i love you.
Friday, December 19, 2008
The only thing I wanna share is the super short conversation between me and a pakcik polis. There was a Police seminar held next to our classroom. The room was in between our classroom and the restroom. So, basically we have to "cross" the crowd in order to able to do our "business". One fine day, me & dear Suzie were walking towards the restroom, crossing tons of policemen who were having their tea break.
Pakcik polis: Dik, jemput minum dik
Me: Takpe, dah minum dah
Pakcik polis: Minum la dik. Air free nih. Kerajaan dah bayar
Me: Taknak lah, rugi income tax saya...
I'm not sure how that words came out. It was very very spontaneous and I must say I was not really okay to hear that kind of statement. Sebab pemikiran yang macam korang2 ni lah rugi je duit tax aku. Kan?
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Thursday, November 27, 2008
I dont wanna talk much about the course coz it's juz a course anyway and bukannya sume berminat nak tau ape yang aku bebelkan kat sini kan? hihu. This time post aku adelah mirip kepada fotopages. Gamba2 ni di-snap mase kitorang ade day off on Sunday (Saturday blaja ye!). We had bowling tournament at the morning but the photographer was late so no pix on bowling. Then we decided to jalan2 di sekitar Labuan, or bak kata budak2 nih, roadtrip to Labuan! So, enjoy gamba gedik aku~! Kudos to Amir for bringing his D80 along~.. saye rase sangat cantek.. wahahaha
Monday, November 17, 2008
A is for age: 25 years 4 months and 6 days old
B is for booze of choice: Milo (4 sudu milo + 1 sudu creamer) & Air suam
C is for career: Drilling Engineer
D is for how you want to die: prepared and peacefully
E is for essential items to bring to a party: gifts & a happy happy me!
F is for favourite song at the moment: Dont wanna fight - Qwote
G is for favourite game: diner dash! (tak lepas2 lagi dkt 3rd restaurant)
H is for hometown: Kangaq
I is for instruments you play: Drum seketul masa primary school band
J is for jam or jelly you lika: Kaya bleh? hehe. That lady's choice peanut butter chunks
K is for kids: none at the moment.
L is for living arrangements: rended no14 with 3 pretty housemates
M is for money you want: yang halal
N is for name of your crush: nana & spartan
O is for overnight hospital stays: 1st when I was 10 y.o (suspected dengue). then on the night I met with THE accident (13/2/2002) and a week later for a follow up surgery
P is for phobias: emergency brake
Q is for quotes you like: Selawat
R is for relationship that lasted the longest: 2 years
S is for sartorial style: simple & sexy, bleh?
U is for underwear: preferably none? haha. Used to love vanity fair. Now skiva. No need triumph2 la.. those are for over-sized ppl.. huhuhu.. we the cute2 size can live with 10bucks brand like scarlet? oh panjang pulak bebel..
V is for vegetables you love: kailan..
W is for weekend plans: bed-dweller OR dating OR outing with girl frens
X is for x-rays you've had: chest, head & fingers (terkepit pintu kete)
Y is for yummy food you make: steamed brownies? sbb mak & TMF ckp sodap.. kan sayang kan??
Z is for zillion you love:i love my family, TMF and frens. *hugs&kisses*
I'm supposed to tag this to other bloggers. SO here goes... Emmot, Erin, Azwa, Yati (err??) Perasan tak T takde? hmmph?
Monday, November 10, 2008
A guy: Your husband keje kat mane?
Me: I'm not married yet! (damn.. bile la nak boleh jawab soalan dengan betul nih! huhu)
A guy: Eh yeke? La.. ingatkan dah kawin..
Me: What made u think i'm married?
A guy: I nampak gamba budak kat meja u.. Pastu pagi tadi u complaint bangun kul 5pg tuh I ingat anak u nangis..
Me: Haha.. that's my niece la.. Do I look like I'm married, anyway?
A guy: Tu la pelik. Gile slim ah kalau dah kawin. Memang hebat la kalau boleh maintain camni. Slim habis...
Dah kawin sok kembang setaman ke? Huh. Scary.
Saturday, November 1, 2008
Skarang berat aku dah 45kg, turun sekilo sebab puasa. Skang aku rase aim untuk reach 48kg harus di-revise. Aku rase macam dah gemok gile!! Sile lihat gambarajah di bawah yang menampilkan aksi-aksi lemak aku..
Camne ye nak gemok tapi tidak boroi? Fat distribution adelah sangat poor. Lemak-lemak terkumpul di tempat2 yang tidak sepatotnye... How how?
Dah kurus, nak gemok. Dah gemok, tak suke pulak. Haihhhh
Friday, October 31, 2008
On the way balik tadi, ade sorang minah berdiri seblah aku. Umurnya lebih kurang aku kot, tak kisahlah. Aku berpegang pada pole di seblah kiri, dia kat seblah kanan. Mula2 dia pegang aje pole tu... pastu dia landing badan dia.. daripada dahi, turun ke hidung.. dok segel2 pole tu.. aku buat dek aje la walaupun aku rase agak pelik untuk ber"aksi" sedemikian dengan tiang lrt tu.. Tup2, dah turun ke lips! Oh god. Adekah dia sedang mencium tiang itu? Erk! Aku ingatkan mungkin terkena lips dia aje kot. Tapi tengok2 memang dia mengkiss pole tersebut adelah dalam 3 4 kali sebelum dia alihkan. Maybe dia perasan kot aku tengah tengok dengan kusyuknye!
Ni bukanlah kali pertama aku witness such action. Sebelum ni pun ade gak sorang makcik buat macam tu dengan tiang tu. Pada aku, tak kisahla kau nak bercium ke ape tapi tak ke rase kotor kan? Tah ape-ape je la yang ade dekat tiang tu dah termasuk dalam mulut anda kan? Ntahla.. Kome pikir sendiri le.. Tu hanyalah pandangan saya yang tak seberapa.. Kalau rase pandangan aku tak betul, bior je. Tak perlu hit butang comment itu dan hentam saya. (Aku dah bosan dengan pandangan orang2 yang tak se"kasut" dengan aku. Bukan tak nak terima tapi aku rase selagi korang belum rasa apa yang aku rasa, tak de hak la nak kate ape2)
Oh emo pulak... *crap* Did i just promised myself to be nicer? Sorry.. heh.. tapi aku jenis yang straight forward so that's how I feel at the moment. Basically drpd post2 LRT terdahulu.
Next topic.Wah banyak pulak update. Syok la ko Limau dapat bahan bacaan. Aku pulak dok asyik tengok gambo awek ko je.
Akak aku masuk spital. Kena chikungunya. Siannn.. Aku pulak arini dah sejuk2.. Ni pun tengah tak berapa sedap badan. Ingatkan orang kuatkan aircond tapi aku je yang sejuk sorang2.. Seharian pakai blazer je. Huhu. Badan pun dah lenguh2.. Chikungunya jugak ke ni?? Oh Noooooo
Oklah peeps. Catch with you guys later.. Aku nak bersiap untuk housies night out..
Friday, October 17, 2008
Asked to elaborate more, she said government should re-look at the plan to upgrade the LRT and opt to upgrade the buses instead of the LRT to show to the rakyat the tremendous impact and cost savings if we do not upgrade our LRT system. HUH? I looked at that not so beautiful lady and cursed. Idiot you. I bet she had never ever been in the LRT before and thought that our beloved LRT system is working JUST FINE! Oh My GOD! You wanna upgrade the busses instead of LRT? Idiot you again! What on earth are you thinking,lady. Busses will never bring any good to us, "the rakyat" coz the traffic jam is never going to be okay. We will be stucked in the traffic jam hours before we can reach the office. Not to mention bau asap bas itu kan serta makcik berkutu seperti pengalaman Aliza. (oh sorry dear, i just HAVE to mention this!)
We, the rakyat desperately need to see some upgrade in our LRT system. So please, dont you ever think of taking back the plan just to have immediate effect. Think of longer term benefit will you? She even mentioned to reduce the EPF contribution. Ni satu lagi la kan. Ape nak suruh lepas bersara tuh kitorang makan pasir ke makcik? With the current contribution pun we won't be getting much tau!
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Transport to airport = $7
Airport tax = $25
Total expenses for 4 days trip plus flight ticket and accommodation = RM 1500
Razak Bin Salim. MD of Sor Phoun Villa & Restaurant
017-223779 (I'm not sure of its country code)
I lost Yusof's card. You may ask for his number from Razak. They know each other.
It's our final day of tour as we're taking the earliest flight back tomorrow morning. Since we couldn't see much of carvings on Angkor Wat yesterday, we decided to go for another round of tour to Angkor Tham, largest temple area in Siem Reap. We used the west gate and fooled the guards by mentioning we're going to the shooting field. (hoh? bila pulak rajin nak menembak ni?). It was advised by Yusof so we couldnt argue la basically.
Angkor Thom is bigger. To get there took longer time than to be at Angkor Wat. Frankly, I can be lost there. Nothing much of interesting fact to be elaborated here. Just enjoy the pictures we took at Angkor Thom. Great place!!
We then decided to visit the Cambodia Cultural Village, as mentioned earlier, the price is USD11 per head. Luckily it was interesting and worth every cent! We looked at lots of half-naked women in the Wax Museum, shouted our lungs out in the Judgement Tunnel and Ghost House, visited various village that resembles Cambodian lifestyle and enjoyed ourselves with their mini shows! There were 4 shows played in the afternoon; Charming Scarf Show at the Mini Theatre, Khmer Traditional Wedding at the Millionaire House, Traditional Chinese Dancing show at Chinese Village and Peacock Dancing at Kola Village. The girls were even invited to dance on the stage during Khmer Traditional Dancing! I wonder why I wasnt invited!! I think I know the answer.. perhaps they think I'm local coz I'm the only person without the scarf and I do look a bit mcm siam-cambodia gitu.. Yusof la kate kan.. hahaha Damn!
See...sume gambo pompuan kat sini mcm ni ye..takde bra..
Boring dah tak tau nak posing camno..
Cantik tak? Walaupun agak kurang skill menggunakan camera canggih.. he he he
Tuktuk ride to Angkor Thom = $15
Cambodia Cultural Village Ticket = $11
Dinner = $ 21
Tuktuk ride to Night Market = $5
Souvenir = $8
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Parking was full and I dont have time to make a u-turn and park at the flat area. Proceeded to Terminal Putra and had to pay 3 bucks for a ticket. Damn!
Board the train at 7.40am. Was sandwiched between 2 butts. Guess la laki ke pompuan nye butt? Double damn!
Train was just a lil bit faster than a snail. Aku rase orang tu lupe nak tekan gear ke whatever button it takes to make the train move at its normal speed. Damn!
On my way back, the queue was already an S curve. Couldnt get myself into the 1st train. When the 2nd one arrived, I quickly put 1 foot on board the train just to get myself in. Again, I was sandwiched and compressed like the new Pizza thin crust in between those men! I looked at the normal spot where I used to stand, in between the coach. There was plenty of space there but none of those big fat ass are moving! A pakcik told me "kat dalam ade ruang lagi tu" and I nodded. I asked the 2 guys in front of me to move forward and go further inside but none of them bothered. FINE! I excused myself and took a deeeeep breath and meredah lautan manusia to get there! People just look at me like a crazy bitch who has never been in the LRT.
Bodoh la Malaysians. Be it Malay, Chinese or Indians. Sume sama je!!! Hoh stress aku naik lrt!!
If we stick to this attitude, there'll be no changes in our public transport even if they complete their plan to upgrade to 4 coaches next year.
Monday, October 13, 2008
As depicted above, we jumped like crazy women in front of the Cambodia Cultural Village. We requested the driver to drop us at the Cultural Village instead of sending us back to the hotel (mengambil kesempatan ke atas free shuttle service!) We figured out the ticket price to enter the place, which is 11 Dollah! We didnt spend it coz it was 3 hours break and the shows will resume back at 2.30pm, which means we have super long time to wait. We then decided to jump here and there and climbed the elephant sculpture like kids. Since I'm petite (x ngaku pendek haha) I couldnt climbed it!! Damn!
We revamped our schedule for that day by riding a Tuktuk to the Center Market later that morning. Initial plan was to go there on the 3rd day but since we have nothing to do that afternoon, we decided to spend the rest of our Dollah there. It was the cheapest place to get more souvenirs. I shopped a lot like there's no more Cambodia (memang pun, takmo dah le datang sinih). Items sold are similar to those at Night market but Night Market offers more high class items like silk handbag and etc etc. Here, you can buy all those I Love Cambodia t-shirts, pillow case, silk scarfs, keychain and silk purse in bulk for better price. Do a lot of bargain and if it doesnt match your number, just leave and find another stall. Kecuali lah benda yang anda nak tuh ade kat kedai tu je, maka redha aje le ye. I ended up with multiple bags consisting skirt, more and more scarfs and shot glasses for our family collection. Oh, another tip, do bargain in Riel coz you can reduce the number significantly...
After an hour there, we had our lunch at Sor Phoun Villa & Restauran. Aliza met the owner, Mr Salim Razak who is a local Cambodian Muslim. We had another taste of local dishes; Fish Amok (mcm rendang ikan..tak sodap lah), Chicken Tom Yam and Beef Stew with Kangkong (yang penuh dengan minyak!). Razak introduced us to his Tuktuk driver friend, Yusof, another local Cambodian Muslim. He has been our unofficial tourist guide for the rest of our stay. Yusof sent us back to the hotel and agreed to pick us up for another must-do activity later that evening.
We planned for a visit to Angkor Wat, one of the magnificent world heritages. However, we were told that the ticket is 22 dollah and looking back at our notes, we dont quite agree to spend those amount! (We are shopaholics by nature and we love outdoor too but we adore shopping more!) We were not fully prepared with that ticket price and hence it was quite shocked for us to figure out (akhirnye bile dah pulang rase nyesal yer.. next time harus check how much it cost!) Anyway, we did go there but only to snap pictures at the entrance. Yusof knows all the tricks to go there without the need to pay. We have to be there at 5.30pm when the guards are off duty. Before we arrived, we stopped at the Sokha Hotel Hot Air Balloon field and again, snap pictures like crazy paparazzi.
By the time we reached the Angkor Wat entrance, it was almost dusk. We ended up snapping pictures in front of the Wat but unable to take pictures of the carvings. Yusof later promised us to bring us again tomorrow using another entrance, Angkor Thom.
We had our dinner at the only Malaysian Cuisine Restaurant, d'Wau. It's owned by Malaysian with Cambodian parents. We had beef lab (minced meat masak kerabu), prawn tempura and Shnau Creuk (chicken soup). The taste was just okay....
Since we dont have anything to do that night, we decided to try the Khmer Traditional Foot & Body Massage! It costs us 7 dollah each and lasted for 1 hour. The memories in that massage room can never be described here! It was sooo exciting and will be cherished forever. Hehe.. kadang-kadang tuh tergelak sorang-sorang pulak mengenangkan aksi jerit masing-masing.. kui kui... If you happen to be there, do try!
Malam masih muda, so we ended up spending another dollah at the night market, again! I wanted to buy silk handbag the night before but couldnt bargain for more cheaper price! It was put on display for $29 and I managed to get it down to $20. Wanted to get it lower but the seller was so kind and he showed me his ledger? His profit was only 60 cents! OMG! AKu rase bersalah gile okay? Dahla scarf yang $3 pun gile2 mintak $1. Come on Hunz, it's just 10 ringgit!! So, I ended up buying that bag sebab rase bersalah.. hahaha. I bought another Khmer shirt for Sawa and the very generous friend, Wong for lending me his Nick'a (sorry but i tortured Nick'a when I snapped pictures like a crazy paparazzi.. he he he) and silk tie for my TMF and bro-in-law.
Before we got the chance to snore, Yusof took us to local stalls for a taste of local fruit juice. Its a mix of everything! and I was this close to puke after a sip sebab die ade DOYAN!!! (durian la..) Aliza refused it as well coz she's allergic to milk. Alih-alih Beebee dengan Yati je yang ngabihkan.. The taste was so euuuuuwwwwwwwwwwwwwww...
Okay, pictures of second day will be uploaded soon. Arini sangat penat.. Nite2 peeps...
Tuktuk ride to Center Market = 16000R
Skirt = 16000R
Scarfs = 80000R
Shot glasses = 84000R (6 pieces)
Tuktuk ride to Razak's = 10000R
Lunch = 11000R each
Tuktuk ride to Hotel = 2000R each
Tuktuk ride to Angkor Wat = 8000R each
Dinner at d'Wau = $5 each
Silk handbag = $20
Souvenirs = $7
Total = Esok la aku kire..
Sunday, October 12, 2008
Monday, October 6, 2008
Okeh. Tamat sudah mushy-mushy part. Here's the exciting part. Me and Yati made a quick last minute decision to join Aliza and Beebee for their 4d3n trip to Siem Reap, Cambodia. It was a totally unplanned thing for me. Since sume baru dapat bunus kan, I set aside some amount (banyak juge ye amount kui kui) for this vacation.
Our flight was the 7.30am AK846 on 6th October 2008. It was an early flight so we had to perform our Subuh prayer at the airport. The journey took about 2 hours and we touched down at Sieam Reap International Airport at 8.30am local time (1 hour behind Malaysia). Since kuar umah pun kul 5 pagi, aku yang terkenal dengan sifat suke makan neh decided to have in-flight breakfast. I had nasik lemak and mineral water. Nasik lemak paling mahal penah ku makan....
The moment we arrived, we exchanged a small amount of our money for a start. The rate was 1USD = 3800 Riel (R). Situ agak mahal rate nye okay. You can get it at 4100R dekat town. We wanted to settle with a cab to bring us to our hotel. The airport cab would have cost us $7 but somehow Aliza spotted a man holding "M SAFARI LAI" and "ALIZA HASSAN". Its our hotel driver!!! So we managed to save $7. Sini transaction in USD okay. Sangat mahal. We stayed at the Radius International - Angkor Star Hotel. It's the cheapest hotel in town given in the Air-Asia go-holiday package. We could not check in to our room yet as it was still too early. We decided to leave our belongings at the hotel and headed to our first Siem Reap's attraction, the Tonle Sap Lake, about 12km from town.
We were lucky to be in Sieam Reap during wet season. In the wet season, the Tonle Sap lake becomes one of the largest freshwater areas in the region that is home to ethnic boat people. Oh yes they do live in the boat and I still cant picture myself living my life that way. Hmm... Syukur la dapat tinggal kat rumah atas tanah (bukan bawah tanah ye Yati). We hire a boat for $10/head and were guided by local Cambodian named Tiger. We explored the floating community of Chong Khneas witnessing the ancient way of life that came into existence more than 1000 years ago. The village is not only equipped with house but also schools, churchs, medical clinic, restaurants and a floating market! Most of the boat house are tied up at the front door. Children spent their childhood living swimming, floating around or playing on woodern rafts. On our way back to shore, we dropped by at one of the floating restaurants. We didnt go there to eat but more to visit the crocodile and fish farm. They breed the crocodile to be turned into handbags or boots!
After getting enough sunburn, we headed back to our hotel and check in to our room. Me & Yati were placed in room 314 while Aliza & Beebee settled at room 216. Our stomach were grumpling so bad made us decided to have in-room lunch. Thank God the hotel is halal. We ordered local cuisine, 2 tasteless Cambodian Fried Rice , the ever delicious Beef Lok Lak, and the lovely Tom Yum Kung. Habis melantak, masing2 terlentok di bilik kitorang sampai dusk. When we woke up, we planned for tonight activity. Shopping!! Before we do so, my stomach need more filling (kan dah cakap aku kuat makan..). Again we had our room service for dinner. We had spaghetti, fish and chips, chicken in thick spicy sauce and chicken cooked with ginger.
We then hired a Tuktuk to ride us to the Angkor Night Market for return price of $4. It has more than 100 huts built from natural materials (wood, bamboo and straw) and designed in Khmer style. Most of the items sold are the traditional Cambodian handmade products ranging from clothing, silks, art, jewellery and other handicrafts to CDs, DVDs and electronic goods. All of us jadik rambang mata with all the choices. Banyak sangat silks scarf available at an extremely cheap price, average $3 each. Ala-ala beli selendang 10 ringgit lah. That night alone, I spent few bucks beli pinggan cambodia & card holder (I collect many things! Susahnye!) and also some t-shirts and fridge magnet for friends and families. Banyak lagi benda murah-murah kat sini. "1 dollah, 2 dollah"... We then hit the sack at 12pm.
Personal Ledger (after everything is divided by 4):
Flight = RM 440
Accommodation = RM 150 (3nights)
Breakfast = RM 12
Boat ride to Tonle Sap Lake = $10
Transport to Tonle Sap Lake = $5
Lunch = $5
Dinner = $6
Tuktuk ride to Night Market = $1
Souvenirs = $27
Total = $54 + RM602
P/S: More stories can be read at Aliza's and Beebee's . Pictures can be found here.
It took me 3 hours to publish this post. Penat!!!
Sunday, October 5, 2008
NORSHAM BIN DIN
Our family lost another member early this morning when my step dad (Abah) passed away due to kidney failure. He had been suffering from diabetes and a week ago the kidney was infected. He will be very much missed by us and remembered.
Thursday, October 2, 2008
Ramadhan this year agak berlainan dgn last year. Last year ade la kot 5 hari je x dapat invitation berbuke. This year ade la 5 invitation je! Tu pun direjek bulat-bulat oleh aku. This year aku mcm tak excited untuk beraya like previous years. Aku pun tak sure kenape. Padahal this year la aku dpt beraya dengan akak aku after 2 yrs beraya without her. Hmm.. This year jugak dapat beraya dengan encik TMF.. walaupun dah raya ke3 tapi janji raya la kan.. Dapat la jugak kenal-kenalan dengan sedara maraku..
Ramadhan kali ni menyaksikan aku ponteng terawikh dengan jayanya. Aku pegi sekali je, tu pun masa dah malam kedua terakhir. Malam terakhir aku sibuk buat samperit. Syndrom malas aku makin menjadi-jadi pulak this year. Rosak...rosak... Penat jugak dengar bebelan mak. he he he..
Syawal dah menjelma. This year sedondon merah. Tapi orang lain tak jadik merah, jadik maroon. Aku sorang je merah menyala.. Sabo je la. Second raya mcm biase jadik host open house for family n frens.
Syawal mcm tak meriah pada aku this year. Aku semacam tak dapat merasa mood raya tuh 100%. What's wrong with me????? Nak kate sibuk dilamun cinta, hp tu mcm sentiasa tak berbunyi jek.. Aiyoh.. Blom sempat jugak nak bertemu rakan-rakan lama... walaupun bespren aku yg sorang tu duduk selang satu lorong je dengan umah aku, tapi mcm x sempat je jumpe?? Comment skit cik emi.. huhu
Aku semacam ada masalah jiwa dan raga nih.. Harus bercuti panjang and ENJOY!!!! \o/ (Ala-ala Nora Danish angkat tangan)
Monday, September 29, 2008
Arini kitorang plan nk buat coklat chips cookies + samperit. Mak teringin nak samperit. Tapi malam karang kot baru sempat buat samperit. Terbanyak pulak choc chip kali ni. Dah 3 round bake pun tak abis-abis adunan nye... Oh, untuk berbuka arini aku dengan akak sepakat memasak untuk mak. Akak buat puding caramel (woow weee)! Takyah la susah-susah gi param (PAsar RAMadhan) petang ni. Kangaq ni dah ala-ala 24 hours raining. Entah sempat kering ke idak le baju raye aku neh.. So, kitorang pun malas la nak lawan cucuk payung dekat param tuh. Masak sendiri je le...
Here goes the recipe for Choc Chip Cookies ala Famous Amos (I got this from Rina last year). Memang email tu cakap ni original recipe Famous Amos. Ntahle. Aku dh try last year masa kat Denmark, mmg sodap ha. Kali ni kitorang alter a bit untuk kurangkan manisnye.. Kang mak tak suke pulak...
Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookies
1 cups butter
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 cups brown sugar
2-1/2 cups blended oatmeal (measure oatmeal and blend in blender to a fine powder)
300 gm. chocolate chips
1/2 tsp. salt
255 gm. Cadbury bar (grated) OR cooking chocolate
1 tsp. baking powder
1-1/2 cups chopped nuts (your choice)
1 tsp. vanilla
Cream the butter and both sugars. Add eggs and vanilla; mix together with flour, oatmeal, salt, baking powder, and soda. Add chocolate chips, chocolate bar and nuts. Roll into balls and place two inches apart on a cooking sheet.
Bake for 25 minutes at 375 degrees (~180 celcius 10min++). Makes 200++ cookies.
Malam nih kitorang sambung buat samperit. Sakit gile tangan aku menekan samperit nih okay! Rasenye next year aku order je le. Tak kose nak buat aaaaaaa
Anyway, ni recipe yang aku cilok dr website. Sedikit tambahan 1 teaspoon baking powder to the recipe..
Bahan-bahan ( 50 biji )
- 1/2 cawan butter
- 1/2 cawan gula dikisar halus
- 1 kuning telur
- 1 1/2 cawan tepung gandum
- 2 sudu makan tepung kastad
- 1 sudu teh esen vanilla
- chocolate chips untuk hiasan (pakai ceri jer)
- Panaskan oven 180 darjah.
- Di dalam satu mangkuk, pukul butter, gula hingga kembang. Masukkan kuning telur, vanila, dan kacau sebati.
- Masukkan tepung (gandum dan kastad) sedikit demi sedikit sehingga habis. Adunkan dengan tangan sehingga menjadi doh lembut.
- Tekan dengan acuan kuih samprit dan hiaskan dengan chocolate chips. Bakar selama lebih kurang 20 minit.
- NOTA: Biskut ini sederhana manis. Jika anda gemarkan lebih manis, sila lebihkan gula.
Saturday, September 27, 2008
"What is your name?"
"My name is Paisawa"
That's my niece, Nia Khadeeja Maisara; Sara in short. Seharian balik kampung dengan Sara boleh mendatangkan migrain aku dengan hebatnye. uhuhu. Sabo je le. Original plan was to convoy with my sis. Memandangkan aku sangat lah pemalas nak drive especially puasa-puasa nih, aku naik je kete akak aku & memaksa encik TMF bawak balik kodok and datang amik aku kt Perlis nanti.. Takpe, boleh la dia pektis drive Kuantan-Perlis untuk hari raya yang akan datang.. huahuahua... Nasib le ade yang rajin nak layan kerenah gile aku neh...
Segila-gila aku, kerenah Sara lagi super gila! Imagine being in the car for 6 hours watching Hisical, Tubbies and Bear.. (High School Musical, Teletubbies and kartun bear bahasa Danish!) Huwaaaa. Terus terhapal lagu hisical tuh sebab asyik dok ulangggg jer citenye. Inilah akibatnye pasang dvd dlm kete. Terus tak tido makcik nih. Tapi okaylah, janji tak mengamuk tak tentu pasal yer Sawa.. Boring-boring dalam kete, aku blasah snap pictures gedik masing2.. (tapi, tak dapat nak upload sbb akak aku dengan bijaknye tak bawak balik cable untuk transfer.....)
Sara is my only niece, obviously anak my only sister. She's 2 1/2 years old now and very talkative in her own language. Tengok ayat yang kuar tuh. She cant pronounce some letters properly a.k.a pelat!!
B jadik M.. Balloon jadik Menoonnn
C jadik Sh.. Mummy Shubitttt!! (Mummy Cubit)
L jadik N or T.. Depends on suku kata kot? haha
M jadik P.. tu yang namanya dia jadi Paisawa tu.. Aku plak jadi Paksu.. Maktok jadi Paktok.. Abis nanti Paksu betul datang jadi ape?? kui kui
R jadik W.. SaWa..ade jugak times R jadik B.. rabbit jadik babbit.. nasib ade T kat blakang tuh. Kalo tak, mau orang ingat ajaran sesat neh! Kadang-kadang R jadik T.. mummy, nak biskut Taya!!
Dia jugak cakap sedikit ala-ala kel.... Terbalik tunggang langgang ikut sedap dia je.. Contoh: Shubit Mummy!! (sambil nangis-nangis yang sangat lakonan). That would mean mummy cubit dia.. Patutnye jadik mummy cubit instead of shubit mummy.. kuang kuang kuang. Contoh-contoh yang lain:
Cat bace paper jadik Paper bace cat.. hahaha
Mummy baju pakai.. - Mummy pakai baju...
Dia jugak adalah dramaqueen yang sebenar. Kalau boring dengan makcik-makcik yang datang picit2 pipi dia, dia terus automatic buat-buat tido.. Dengan harapan takde orang kaco dia and dia takyah layan kerenah makcik-makcik tersebut. Bab menangis lagi hebat. Kuatnye tak payah cite. Macam pasang speaker dia melalak. Air mata setitis pun takde!!
Kerenah weng dia ni buatkan orang lagi sayang budak nih. Walaupun ari ni dia pee dengan suka hatinya di atas lantai maktok sebanyak 3 kali (ampes punya budak), namun maktok sikitttt pun tak marah... takpe je...
Ni baru lepas main mercun a.k.a happy birthday to you. Pantang nampak lilin dia terus nyanyi lagu birthday. Makanya, mercun jadik happy birthday to you lah. Tok abah dengan hebatnya menambah stok mercun seperti tahun-tahun seblom neh. Cam biasa la, bilik aku jugak jadi store mercun. Maktok kate kalo terbakar tuh, abis dengan aku2 skali.. mintak simpangggg..
Sara... sara.... Sayanggggggggg dia!
Friday, September 26, 2008
Treatment taken: Deep Pore Cleansing + Eye Treatment + Neck Treatment + Back Treatment + Eyebrow Treatment
Total Price: RM569
Duration: 2 hours
Budak-budak rumah No. 14 (rumah kitorang le tu) went to have our facial treatment before the coming festive. The above treatment was my treatment. Suzie and Yati both had their prescribed treatment which I'm not really sure what are they.
My skin condition worsen a bit due to my laziness in following their advices. I'm supposed to do home care treatment 3 times a week but I think I only did it in the first few weeks and after that I just forget everything! kuikui...
Inilah akibatnye ingkar arahan therapist. Dah kena kuar duit ratus2 untuk back to normal condition. Anyway, my skin is not that congested compared to when I previously joined the membership. I started to use this product since 2004. The skin was fantastic at that time but being a student, I cannot really afford paying 400 bucks per month. Then I changed to the normal product (I think it was loreal or neutrogena or something I cant recall) and zaaasstt! all zits pop like lolipop! (hehe.. aku suke ayat tuh sbb it rhymes walaupun dia tak menyatakan maksud sebenar)
Akhirnye aku pulang ke pangkal jalan when I started working. Registered myself as a member of Aster Spring / Dermalogica in late 2007 and start from zero to get the normal skin condition back. And now, it's better than last year and people have complimented me on the new look! Berbaloi la belanja ribu riban kan... rase mcm jd promoter dermalogica pulak dah..
I'll be going back to my hometown tonight and to all bloggers and readers, have a wonderful Aidil Fitri. Drive safely ya!
P/S: Post kali ni takde motif pun. Boring kt opis xde mood nak keje so ni lah hasilnye! Post ni khas untuk orang2 yang mengalami masalah zits berleluasa.. worth every cent you spend.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Today I went to the dentist and had an x-ray. The machine was so cool and I was a bit jakun standing in front of it. Rase mcm nervous pun ada jugak. Siap ade lagu lagi haa.. That alone cost me 50 bucks but it managed to capture all teeth. Buruk jugak susun atur gigi aku nih. 1 of it is already slanting due to the previous wisdom tooth. Ni lah akibatnye tidak mencabut gigi anda. Ia akan menolak gigi2 adjacent dan menyebabkan gigi anda senget benget. Ampeh.
This year, I have another 2 coming out. One on bottom left and another one is on top right. The bottom left is more severe as its already 1/5 out and need to undergo minor surgery (again??). I hate dentist okay. Or should I rephrase it to "I'm scared of dentist". kui kui. The top right seems to still be intact in the gum and shall be removed next year?? My top left is not showing up yet but according to the x-ray, it will have enough space to grow and most probably I wont need to undergo surgery for that.
Thing is, the surgery alone would cost around RM500 to RM800, without the medicine. I've already spent RM100 today for the x-ray and the antibiotics and painkillers. That would mean I will have another RM400 to be used for surgery. Damn.
Is there any chance for me to claim more than RM500 if the surgery costs more than it should be? Aiyaaaa
Wanted to snap the pic of the x-ray but I'm afraid it would ruin it. So takyah over sampai gitu skali la kan? hihu.
After a week the email was sent to KFC's Customer Service, I finally received a call from it's branch manager, Encik Saiful. He personally called using his mobile phone and asked me to safe keep it for future complaint, if any.
He has just took over of the branch for a week and would like to do something with regards to this issue. Surprisingly, the trainee that I mentioned had an attitude disorder, not only with customers but also with her subordinate and superior. After a few warnings given, they planned to terminate her soon. Before they terminate her, she already sent her resign letter 2 days ago!
Adekah aku yang harus dipersalahkan? Tak kot? Aku just complaint for them to give her some attitude course or something.. not to terminate her.. hmmphh
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Price: RM31.90 (buffet style)
Service Rating: 1/5
Food Rating: 2/5
Overall Rating: 1/5
Food Served: Nasi putih, ulam-ulaman, kerabu mangga, dory masak cili, kari kepala ikan, ayam masak-i-can't remember, siew pak choy, lala masak cili, braised to fu, sup daging
Drinks Served: Soya, Green Tea, Sarsi, Plain Water
Reservation was hold up to 6.50pm and if you didn't turn up they will automatically cancel the reservation without prior notice. So you better go there at 6.30pm to be safe.
The place was crowded. Seems like the owner (penyanyi rock kite) is thinking of having more profit rather than providing good service. The food island was located at the corner of the restaurant with only 1 side access. People will bump with each other ass as the table is arranged in such a packed manner.
Since the food can only be accessed one side, the queue was tremendously long. You have to queue as early as you arrived to avoid the traffic and to wait for the food to be replenished. Food replenishment was rather slow and you might miss out some of the dishes.
For a buffet style, I expected a 3 round eating spree. With only less than 10 dishes served, you can finish your buffet in just one plate. Kuih muih was not much and not so tasty. The dishes itself was not that satisfactory but the dory was nice.. lala was not bad either. I think I can cook better for the remaining dishes. huhu
You might want to try the ala-carte as people claimed it's better than their buffet.
Nway, please change your link ppl & I'll take some time to edit the template....