Friday, October 30, 2009

Play time with New Friends

Isabel painting for the first time. Her first masterpiece :)
Painting together with Ning Shan and Wei Tjen @ Aunty Sewei's house.

Isabel swimming in the pool with her new pal - Sophie-Ana

Monday, October 19, 2009

Wedding 2009

It's been almost a year now since I went out to dinner/functions. It was nice to be out. These are pictures of us at Rebecca and CP's Wedding at the Westin. Angeline Theng also got married this year. Lots of wedding this year, another was Phililp's friend Chee Wee and Alice, not forgetting Matthew and Ivin, lastly Wei Fern and Julian.

Isabel feeding Yi Shyian during the luncheon @ Wei Fern's Wedding. So cute to watched them together.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Chiang Mai 2009

Selamat Hari Raya!!! We are heading over to Chiang Mai for the break.

Day 1 - The night before I was worried if we packed too much or too little, worried if HY will be ok with food abroad since this is the first time we are traveling out of M'sia. Worried that she will not enjoy the flight and have equalization problem. So many times kept mummy up all night. But thank god all the worries turn out well, was blessed that we didn't have too much of a problem traveling with her for the first time. Mummy had packed all her toys and brought all her friends along - Monkey and Domo. Leona stayed over to take us to the LCCT Terminal the next morning. We got up early and headed out before 7am. Our flight was at 10am. Arrived at LCCT just in time but our flight was delayed for over 2 hours due to bad weather up north. Isabel was getting a little cranky - partly cause she misses her morning nap and it was close to lunch time. We boarded the plane and soon after she fell right to sleep got up just when we were about to take off - engines were loud. Ate her lunch (mummy and daddy's rice) then went right to sleep till we landed in Chiang Mai. Our taxi was waiting for us when we got there. It took us about 15-20 mins to reach the hotel from the airport. I had booked us to stay at Imperial Maeping just near the night Bazaar. Our taxi guy turn out to be a lawyer and also suggested that we visited some places while we were here. After checking in, baby and I rested while daddy went to do some exploring around. Daddy was looking to check out some kickboxing matches. Isabel and I slept, ate and changed. We took a walk around the hotel then later out to the night bazaar for some food and shopping. It was really nice that the hotel was so close to the shopping area. Was getting kinda tiring carry baby :P We had dinner at Ping Ping Seafood Restaurant - food was great, the beer was really refreshing too. After dinner, we strolled around the market before heading back to the hotel. Baby and I stayed back and sleep while daddy when to watch a kickboxing match just next door.

Day 2 - We visited Doi Suthep temple up on the hill. The view was amazing. Isabel would bowed each time we pay respect to the Buddha in the temple. So cute! On the way down we visited a couple of tourist places, how they make Thai Silk, Gemstones and also Leather goods. We got back to the hotel around 2 pm. We headed over to McD's to have Pork yummy! Only wished they would have it M'sia. Anyhow, we went back to the hotel, rested had a light snack before we headed out to the Night Safari. Overall, the Safari ride was interesting. Our guide was really nice to us. We saw lots of deers, different types of species too many to name the only one I remembered was Impala :P Isabel saw zebras, elephants, tigers and many more animals. The amazing thing is she could recognized them. At the end of the night, they had a laser water show. Was quite impressive.
Day 3 - The next day we visited a few more Wat's around the city. One of which was so old that the architecture of buildings were similar to that of Angkor Wat's time. After visiting all the temples, daddy needed to do some muay thai shopping to get his gears. Finally found a place that sold gloves. :) On the way back, we treated ourselves for some Thai Massage. Daddy got a full body massage while mummy got a foot massage and pedicure. Isabel was running all over the massage room. After the massage we had a light snack opposite the hotel, tried the famous Chiang Mai noodles....they are really tasty and yummy. We also managed to squeeze in some pool time at the hotel. Later, that nite we went out to dinner at the night market and also managed to do some last minute shopping. Bought a couple of t-shirts and dresses.

Day 4 - Time to packed up and head on home. We will definitely miss Chiang Mai. It's such a beautiful place to visit. Flight was on time and Isabel slept on the plane. She managed to catch take off and landing. She seems ok and was really enjoying her time on the plane. Next trip Bali can't wait!