Thursday, August 19, 2010
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
2nd day - we woke up at 7am (Thailand time), bath n get ready. We went and survey whats available for breakfast nearby hotel ( City Hotel does not provide breakfast ) and we found this small restaurant that sells pork noodle. We saw lots of pork balls, pork intestines on display but due to language communication, we only pointed what we want to the uncle...you can opt for bihun , kueyteow or mee. i chose bihun...
after a good and delicious breakfast, we walk back to the hotel to meet Rick...set to go ...
First destination was Tiger Cave Temple, where there is huge "Kuan Yin"statue. There is a stall selling different colours of joss stick according to days. At first we thought, since today is Friday, so we shud buy Friday but the nun there told us that we shud buy according to the day we are born, i was like thinking "how am i suppose to know inthe year 1985, which day i was born in" , then she probably figure out we were thinking on how..den she says we can check with our mobile.Jus key in the date den we can see which day we were born in. Mine is Friday. so i bought the blue colour.Price at 20baht per set ( every set includes a few joss sticks, a chrysanthemum and a candle). U can offer prayers right infront of this "Kuan Yin" statue.
the entrance to Tiger Cave Temple
total of 1237 flight of steep staircase to go to the temple on top of the mountain
Me and estee went down to wait for Eric to come down,and when he is on his way down, we saw him barefooted, he said the monkeys has taken his shoes..after that we went to see a tree that is said to be 1000yrs old and we walked like another 1.5km into the woods to see the tree
Next destination : Emerald Pool a.ka. Crystal Pool
we walked another 2km on a muddy road+drizzling before we reach the Emerald Pool.
when we reach, we are so excited..dare not jump straight into it afraid it might be too deep,so me n estee like 2 little girls sitting by the side trying to do down slowly,testing how deep this natural pool is....>.<>
After that we went for lunch.
fried sotong with lots of fried garlic - this was reli good.Very fragant..but too bad i don't eat garlic.Eric keep say that the garlics are very crunchy
mixed vege - the gravy was darn good...
fried fish cooked in diff types of chilli sauces and also cili padi -my god..this was reli reli reli spicy..we did not finish this..was way too spicy..
my all time favourite papaya salad - very fragant and the dried prawns are very crispy..but not spicy enough>.<
and of course - seafood tomyan gung..this was good..very good! look at the amount of dried cili padi they add in...
Total bill for the 4 of us (including our tour guide) was only 900 baht. (and we had a big pot of white rice and 2 bottles of 1.5litre pepsi) Good & cheap food.
Last destination was suppose to be the hot spring..but we were too tired so we decided to skip the hot spring and instead we went to the factory outlet on our way back to the city..lots of brand there..nike,reebok,adidas,lacoste,reef,billabong.scholl,clarks,roxy,converse and others..did some shopping and head back to hotel and bath and Rick will be coming to pick us up at 7pm(Thai time) to go for massage..hooray!
A pic of us at Kandaman Spa. We were suppose to go to the other one but it was close so Rick brought us here.We opt for the traditional Thai massage at 800 baht per person for 90mins.The lady masseur was reli reli very good..our legs reli need a good massage..
3rd day will be up soon.......
Thursday, April 16, 2009
After we check in, i lied straight on the bed..then my fren suggested that we go buy some snacks and a few bottle of mineral water from 7-11, i say Ok..( will blog later about all the snacks we bought). Then after we return to the hotel, bath and went to the opposite night market to explore and have dinner.
variety of salads and sticky rice with mango. all at 30baht per plate. we bought the sticky rice with mango..the mango is so so so sweet n juicy..
this one is like thai style otak-otak. and its only 10baht per stick. since we bought other food, we only bought 2 sticks. i find it a bit too dry
variety of ikan bakar price at 30baht per stick...but i m nota fan of fish so i did not buy this..
glutinuos rice with different fillings, 10baht each.we bought the spicy coconut and yam filling. Personally preferred the spicy coconut feeling, but the yam was very fragrant tho
variety of fruits.price at 25baht per packet. Fruits are very very fresh and sweet>.<
seafood glassnoodle - that was written at the stall. We saw lots of ppl queing up for this so we decided to give it a try. This was awesome..very flavourful and also spicy..personallyi would prefer if this is much more spicy..the glass noodle was very tangy n flavourful..and its only 50baht per plate...
Monday, March 30, 2009
pineapple fried rice with chicken ~ price at rm14.90. Tastewise was Ok Ok only...
good evening combo (consist of mango salad, fried fish cake, money bag and prawn wanton) ~ price at rm16.90. i like this especially the mango salad...
Heard that the green curry is good..will definitely come bac to try again..
*opinions expressed here are based on my personal preference and tastebuds.it maybe different for others.thx.no offence ;)
Friday, March 27, 2009
Java Chip with whipped cream
our sisters all time favourite - STARBUCKS Marble Cheese Cake
trust me..this chocolate cake was RELI GOOD ! Not too sure is it available all the time at STARBUCKS
Been pretty lazy lately in updating..and i have loads of eatery to share but just don't find the time to edit the pics and update it..
The long await holiday is at last here..Will be away for a break..To recharge myself...
Shall update again when i m back
Today is 27th March 2009...a day i shall remember and hoping for more 27th of the months to come :)
Sunday, March 1, 2009
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
if i can live uptill 72 yrs,i have live one third of my life..
although i have not achieve any great achievements in life but i m happy and contented with wat i have now...
2009 hope to accomplish list :
(i) start my studies in May
(ii) my baking classes
(iii) my jewellery learning classes
(iv) a social worker to an orphanage home in Taman Paramount
(v) of course to spend more quality times wif my family and love ones
Looks simple but i m hoping all these 5 can be accomplish this year !
On a non-related note - i miss jian a lot !