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mini updates 2009~~

lol, think i shldnt be just posting mini updates, especially when i stopped blogging for like… 8 months?! well here they are.

a peak went past, which was tiring and tough, as usual, but im getting the hang of it.

promotion didn’t come, kinda expected cos my boss gave me the insider news some 2 months before the announcement, so not too bad a blow i suppose.

many colleagues left the firm, mostly due to the bad news above. not a bad thing though, at least makes them realise what they want in life is not to slog for ungrateful employers.

sei jeong flew back to australia, and there were tears everywhere. wish her all the best.

jiuzhaigou trip in jun’09 was great, especially after peak, and it’s totally an amazing world over there.

family relationships got better, especially after the hk trip in may’09, and definitely will improve more.

friendship among closer friends got a little disrupted though. sigh. drama of life, maybe?

too many things flew past in just a short time span of 8 months, and i do not even have the time to reflect on my actions vs outcomes of those events, not to mention time for any possible regrets. however, one thing which i wont regret was to make her a closer part in my life.

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i’m L~~

w00t~~ i’m finally back to my own desktop and keyboard after a fantastic spree at TW and HK.

continuing from my previous post, we went to HK right after we left taipei, and these are the happenings we had:

Grande TW/HK day 8: 22/5/08 – HK L

left taipei at 8am, we are supposed to take the 9am flight but there were vacancies and since we reached the airport early, the stewardess gave us the slots for the former timing. and there we go…. HK!!

boarding pass

however, it was damn sianz after we touched down cos we found out that our hotel (L’Hotel) had 2 locations, one on HK island, and one at west Kowloon!! wth… bad planning on our side takes effect, luckily we reached HK earlier and we didnt burn that much time on our 1st day in HK.

our hotel was magnificent right from the 1st time we set our sight on from far, and was really classy… however, something weird about this hotel is that all the bathrooms are transparent!! yes… transparent, with only a flimsy curtain to cover from inside… wth rite! haha… end up i need to camp downstairs when my female fren bathes…

view of L'Hotel from Tsuen Wan West station

L'Hotel

lobby

view from our room

transparent toilet

after we settled our luggage and stuff, we head straight to Central for shopping!!!! and yea, we bought some stuff at H&M and settled our dinner at a char chan teng near Lam Kuei Fong… before heading back hotel to rest…

milk tea cup

L at night

oh mickey you’re so fine~~

Grande TW/HK day 9: 23/5/08 – HK disneyland

disneyland was our highlight for the day, but before heading to mickeyland, we went to element shopping centre at kowloon station for some walk walk see see… and we saw TIGER! haha, this was something new to me… cool though~~

kowloon station

asics onitsuka tiger

after the stroll at element, we headed to disneyland on the disneyland resort rail… and w00t!, we saw mickey!

disney themed train

welcome

disney tickets

wahahaha… but food and drinks are so expensive here, one bottle costs HK$20 lor, wah liao… but bo bian, got to settle our lunch here, haha… and so we walk and play till fireworks time at 8pm before we head to Central again to have dinner… yea!

disney set lunch

fireworks on the castle, looks like its on fire though... haha

bye mickey~~

and there concludes my disney trip… boo!

water!!

Grande TW/HK day 10: 24/5/08 – HK avenue of stars

and there we start our main shopping spree from Langham Place… but end up we only ate lunch there… hahaha

dumpling noodles at Langham Place

we found a nice dessert place after roaming around the streets in Mongkok for a while… and yeah! sesame paste and stuff awaited us…

delicious sesame paste

sizzling cold fruits and bird nest egg tarts~~

after some further roaming and shopping at mongkok, we headed to avenue of stars and as expected, we couldn’t find the correct way the first time round.. and so we had dinner first…

macs!! shogun burger meal (cant find these in SG lor! haha)

haha, and we ended up routing a big circle before reaching…

stephen chow

bruce lee in his famous

film girl~~

cool~~ too bad we didnt stay late enough to watch the night view, but it was too hazy that day also… hahaha and we ended our day at temple street then…

overload~~

Grande TW/HK day 11: 25/5/08 – HK final day

and so we packed our things, left our bags at the hotel for safekeeping and we headed to kowloon and central to do last minute shopping again.. haha

self-explanatory... hahahaha

cool jazzy uncles performing at IFC mall

cool wood-framed perfume which my buddy bought at SASA

and so we tried to spend our leftover HKD before heading back to hotel to collect our stuffs before departing for the airport to catch our home-bound flight~~

we all started with one backpack each... haha, and i ended with 4 bags (left)

boarding pass, and why they like to write on my tickets and passes... zzz

DFS @ Changi, filling my 5th bag