i was gonna pen down my recent holiday trip at perhentian island and i just realized my last post apart from the photo blogs was last march about perhentian island long beach as well! it has become a yearly ritual hard to break and unrealized! the only thing changed is i prefer off seasons where waves are quite big and weather is pleasant and windy, and of course, the choice of companions i go with :)
bubu long beach sunrise moments
never bored of the yet familiar and amazing view. breakfast hour..
so there were 6 of us, traveled in the wee morning before sun break and headed off to the airport. the travel to perhentian i must say is tedious. cab ride from home to airport, then another cab ride from kota bahru airport to the jetty. from jetty we caught a speed boat that took 1/2 hour to reach to long beach. but i suppose without this it won’t be the same, every path was an adventure all in all.
gloomy skies throughout but i don't mind.. not a fan of scorching sun! father and son headed down the beach in hopes to catch the waves.
red flag indicates risk to swim in the sea...
view from bubu resort breakfast restaurant
newly transformed world cafe resort! simply lovely..
on of my most favorite views in perhentian :) @world cafe restaurant
boys pushing boat to shore to avoid wave crashes
on the other side of the island.. coral bay
dine by the sea.
in search of beer.. which is non existent in this part of island >_<
and so i continued clicking away the iphone...
can't wait to get back to long beach. this path connects long beach and coral bay, lovely to look at but hot and tedious to walk on.
at last! sat in bubu resort restaurant @ long beach after the walk...
~ wish i could live there forever.
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blessed to live in a country surrounded by so much green @malaysia
9th Aug 2011 @ my sister's wedding registration day, also a restart of my old unforgotten relationship and losing something as great as life all on the same day. a sordid yet memorable day.
new york city @ 5th avenue
mon bebe in a sail boat
@ kulai inn, somewhere in johor, malaysia. this temple is also a crematorium.
view from my apartment balcony. still amaze me everyday.
highway to johor, malaysia, taken in a car driving at 170km per/hr. amazing capture from iphone!
i love highways.
serenity in the morning on a 4 hour drive to the south of malaysia.
~ started using iphone to capture moments, was at first very surprised with the outcome of quality. sharing some of my favorites!
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~shots taken from iphone using camera+ app… ♡♡♡♡ enjoy :)
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~ shots of malacca, malaysia with iphone (camera+ app)
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My all time favorite holiday trip… with the girls. The perfect time to catch up, welcoming newbies, exchanging fashion and beauty notes, sharing cocktail moments and most importantly getting some fun in the sun, sea and sand. Essentials for this kinda trip? A good hefty amount of sunblock or suntan lotion, an ipod and lots of feel-good attitude!
- these are all i need if i’m ever castaway on an island!
- and apparently these are also cheryl’s “stranded on island essentials” but hers includes cocktail umbrellas and benefit’s poesy tint!
- silence @ world cafe.. it’s almost the closing season of long beach.
- lovin‘ nature
- sunset and silence goes hand~in~hand.
I’ll never be tired of Long Beach, sure I’ve been here countless times but how can one ever get bored with sunset view such as this? Nevertheless, my growing attachment towards beach-life left distaste for the city more so than before.
- island pet.. jim the divemaster’s cat
- bubu resort’s resident wildlife pet “the monitor lizard” caught on camera: running away with plastic bag filled with raw fish head from the garbage bin!
On another note, due to growing tourist and local crowd, the beach front was in absolute mess when we arrived. I gathered our girly troops on one fine shady morning, did our bit to clear off trash as much as we can and even managed to recruit two environmentally concerned hawt frenchies :)
- i love you long time… long-beach…
- my favorite hour of the day: happy hour!
- cherry blossom girl!
We took opportunity to visit a secluded beach on our last day, the locals named it “romantic beach”. The wind were against us that day, gushing in strong waves making it impossible for us to swim. However, we spent our mid-day on the quiet beach reading, listening to some tunes and snapping away our cameras.
Here are some of my photo collection:
- this is how it looks like on a private beach… simply heaven.
- powder sand is rare…
- breathe in breathe out.. breathtaking.
- freedom soaring sky high, even just for a couple of hours.
Goodbye long beach, I’ll be seeing you again next year :)
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As I have been unwell for days, being home left me restless and drowsy from over sleep. So I dug up some of my old photo archives from beginning of the year and found this set of lovely photos. This was taken sometime back in April. During the month of Ching Ming, my family gathered and set out to visit my father’s grave for simple offerings. For me this is a perfect excuse to say hello to my dad. And so we went to Nilai memorial park in the late morning. This time I armed myself with my ‘then’ new camera, ready to capture the beauty of nature and tradition.
mom at the back of my car, fishing out bananas as i was wailing 'hungry!'
typical miss datin who refused to ride in my sister's mini car :p
entrance to the buddha temple where no shoes or joss-sticks allowed
plenty greens surround this area, notice the chime bells hanging down in a row? they're used to run water down from the roof... so lovely!
the girly lees
a frenchie pops out from nowhere? nice background though.. and yeah i took the photo :P
guess who? that's right.. it's datin cyn again...
entrance to dad's altar
alex: in participation of tradition... we're glad he didn't choke from the fumes from the large joss-sticks
bro with flo.. how 'gay' :P
my mom and i, in front of dad's altar
looks a little like fairyland on the other side of the peep-hole
though it may be where the dead lies, there is something serenely calm about this place.
Another call for visit to this place is soon to come, this time is for the memory of dad’s passing day. Yes, this is a place where we go every twice a year, a place of remembrance.
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