First oBike Experience!

The remaining 2 days of the long weekend was filled with fun and sweat too! Met up with Lyn and Tiff first to have our first 麻辣香锅 together! I love people who enjoy spicy food like me, just like I love people who can drink 😄

But but but I am scared of big eaters and foodies! Which is why to avoid over-ordering, the glutton Lyn said she better not be the one choosing the 料。I agreed too and went with Tiff instead, but we still came back with this hugeeee bowl 😐
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Well, I only chose black fungus, vegetables and I think 1 more item (I forgot what), then ran to and fro the table asking Lyn if she wants this and that. Then the food just kept accumulating and accumulating because the staff took like 2-3 portions each, so I told her perhaps 1 serving for each item is enough. Tiff exclaimed that she’s extremely hungry instead, so I think the staff heed her advice instead of mine and ta-duh~ Here’s the biggest bowl of 麻辣香锅 I have ever eaten! 😫 I think biggest that Lyn has ever eaten too…hahaha!
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I don’t know how to show you exactly how big it is because even placing it beside my fruit juice doesn’t do justice. It’s just hugeeeee.
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Thank goodness I do not have the habit of ordering rice~
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We ordered the 特辣 or something, which is 1 level below the spiciest. It was okay for me, enough to make me cry 😂
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I had zero confidence that we can finish the bowl but we did!!! 😱😱😱 Super full after that though. It’s a crazy way of eating…haha. And look at the amount of chilli inside!
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Supposed to be our cycling day so we headed down to the east to meet the 2 gentlemen and I decided to give oBike a try to save on the bicycle rental cost. I managed to find my bike pretty easily, but Lyn’s was at some HDB area so I accompanied her to go search for it.

Took us quite a while to locate the bike because it wasn’t at the block that the GPS shows. Initially we even wondered if it’s because someone has parked the bike outside their doorstep, that’s why we can’t locate it. In the end we finally managed to find it, at the next block! 😑

However, the bike could not be unlocked no matter how we try. It’s both our first time trying out this oBike thing so we had absolutely no idea what’s going on. I even called up Shrine, who was in Malaysia just to ask him how to unlock the bike…LOL.

After 3618414718 failed attempts, we finally gave up because I didn’t want the rest to continue waiting for us, especially when I have sensed a storm coming. Reunited with the rest and in the end the cycling session was cancelled due to the dark clouds; so much for trying so hard to unlock 😑

Went to Mind Cafe for board games instead because I had been wanting to go ever since playing Codenames with Clique at Min’s staycation! It’s a good bonding session! Actually I have been missing the poly days with Colin and gang when hanging out at Mind Cafe and the school library to play board games was our favourite activity 😁 We had so much fun each time!

Had a hard time deciding on what to play because there are so many choices~ Finally settled for True Colours despite Eric’s disapproval 😂 He’s the most secretive person amongst us so he didn’t want us to know his true colours…tsk tsk. But I love this game! Played it a couple of times but still love it…hehe!
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Actually it’s not so much of a game that reveals your true colours but what your friends really think of you. Sometimes you get honourable moments like getting the most votes for being the one willing to go door to door for charity, but you also get surprising moments for being voted as the one who is caught sleep anytime and anywhere 😂

Sometimes you learn things that you are not aware of – like you confidently think that this person is the one who disagrees the most but the votes turned out to be yourself 😎 Yea so it’s a pretty good game to learn something about yourself that you didn’t know of too. Like how you appear to others and how you actually think you are can be completely different when you are too busy judging others.

Next game – Codenames – the game I played with Clique!!! The game that requires vocabulary skill to guide your teammates into guessing the word(s) you want them to guess.
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I think it’s more fun playing with Clique because we know each other so well. So we know one another’s “frequency” and whether they are on the “lame” track or the direct track 😂

Lyn: Capital, 1 (word)

Tiff: Mall!

Lyn: YAYYYYY!

Like wutttttt?! I would have guessed a country! Luckily we were not in the same team 😂 Totally different frequency! LOL!

Next game – Ugly Dolls! I remember the first time I played this was with the bitches and we had so much fun!!!!!! It’s definitely a bitch game with lots of snatching and cat fight…HAHAHA! I miss cat-fighting with Colin – the ugliest doll! 😂😂😂
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Was having so much fun and laughter that we decided to extend the timing. 1 hour is too short!!! So we had the chance to play this durian game which is something new to me! 😀

It’s another snatching game except that this time we gotta snatch durians instead of cards! Look how much fun Lyn had during the game 😂 Laugh until cry!
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They both failed to snatch the durians, so kanna the pegs 😄
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Short hand people got less benefit; she kanna another! LOL!
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难得 see her with earrings 😝
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Apart of having short hands, I think the seating position also plays a big part. I was seated at the side while the durians were all in the centre, so confirm centre people got better benefit mah 😭
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So at the end of the night, we failed to snatch 5 durians in total 😦
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Had much fun nevertheless! Good bonding game! Shall go again 😆😆😆
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Cycling trip was postponed to the next day – the last day of the long weekend! I was determined to have my first try on oBike again (since I already paid the $49 deposit) and there’s promo for the long weekend which means I can ride for FREE the whole day!

But after learning from the previous day’s lesson, I decided to go 1.5 hour earlier to search for my bike, so as not to let the others wait again. Felt like I spent 1 hour playing some Amazing Race game cause each time you reserve a bike on your GPS, you only have 10 minutes to get there. And I faced problems like un-locatable bike again, as well as faulty bikes and etc.

I should have started searching from the HDB area where I alighted, but since I saw many at East Coast’s side on my GPS, I assumed that I can easily get one there. But the bikes in ECP were gone so fast! Leaving with like 1 or 2 which I couldn’t even locate at all. It was on the GPS but the bike was somehow nowhere to be found kind.

So I decided to walk back to the HDB areas since there were a few there. Found my next bike and managed to unlock it, but the whole seat came off before I even rode on it 🙄 Raced to another block but couldn’t find the bike or something. Then finally to another block where I found 2 bikes, but only 1 appeared on the GPS.

I could unlock it, just that the seat was a bit loose. So I spent some time trying to fix it but to no avail. Finally I gave up and decided to try the bike beside it – the one not on my GPS. Tried to unlock it a few times but didn’t work, then I realised that’s because it’s not even locked! 😱

Either someone left it there to go up and get something, or the last person just simply forgot to lock. I decided to just fuck it and assume it’s the latter, after wasting 1 hour on this Amazing Race 😒 So I locked it back, unlock with my phone, and off I go! I could have rode off without locking back and let it run under the person’s account okay~ But I still helped him/her lock it back so that it’s charged to my account (though it’s free for the day…hur hur).

So here I am – after 1 hour of running around like an idiot – with my first oBike! Moral of the story: For those who are intending to try, please buffer some time for you to find a functional bike!!! Especially at popular cycling areas where the bikes are gone real fast~ I’m glad that I decided to come earlier just to complete my mission.

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED~!!!

It’s not the best bike to cycle on though, especially for long distance. Can’t imagine cycling on it to Changi 😖 Firstly, the brakes don’t work very well, so it took a bit of time to come to a complete stop. Then there’s no gear, so I really almost died going up the long steep slope towards Gardens By The Bay. Felt like I used up ALL my energy just on that slope. Actually I already felt tired after cycling on it for 15 minutes 😐 Whereas I usually don’t feel tired at all even after cycling to Changi~

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While waiting for the forever-late-bird to catch up at Marina Barrage~ The one who always wanna try to “make full use of her time”, but ended up over-squeezing her schedule and underestimating the timing 😒

Beauty spots on the way back!
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In the end we cycled back to find the late bird instead because her bike was too noisy for her to carry on…haha~
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Off for dinner at Tampines Hub and I had a feast! Spring roll as appetiser, yong tau hu as breakfast + lunch + dinner, and mango cake as dessert! 😊
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Forgot to introduce my new addition – Korilakkuma flown from Korea! Thank you Mr llao llao! 有心了~ 😀
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First Pulau Ubin Trip!

Ever since Châteraisé opens an outlet in AMK Hub, I have been splurging on this new love! 😍 It’s so fluffy that I’m gonna die!
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Found another restaurant that can BYO wine! Awesome! Helps me clear the bottles at home~ I need more reasons for them! Need more parties/staycations, in other words 😎
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Miss this lychee champagne that Nad used to helped us buy when she’s still flying! It’s so much more expensive in SG 😣
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New read! Borrowed from Ronald 😊

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La Barca @ Goodman Arts Centre

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When you ordered the pizza with most ingredients hence you get less mushroom 😔

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Right after a bottle of wine 😱

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Crushed tarts ❤

Was pondering over whether to splurge on this after yoga! I resisted in Japan, but not this time 😐
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Sadly, they do not have the mille crepe somehow, so I tried the souffle cheesecake~ My first Henri Charpentier! Hope they bring in the mille crepe soon!
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Another Châteraisé addiction 😍

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Atas lunch with Shrine!
Super nice and perfect portion for me!

Hanging out together again at night~ He’s becoming my Friday buddy! Haha!
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Dessert from Tiong Bahru Bakery 😋

Spent the fulfilling Labour Day long weekend with NDPeeps, starting with my virgin trip to Pulau Ubin! And the reason why I took so long to blog this entry is because there are so many photos to sort! 😱😱😱

Mostly taken by Miss Lyn and her selfie stick, so the sequence is all jumbled up~ I don’t even remember the exact route that we took now 😅 But doesn’t matter, I have tried my best to arrange them accordingly.

Setting off in the ferry to the foreign island!
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I don’t know why everyone doesn’t believe that I have not been there before, like it’s a must-visit for all Singaporeans…hmmmm. But oh well, I don’t go for camps and etc so I didn’t have a chance to visit. Finally did! 😀
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Planning our route~

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Is that a kangaroo pose?

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Trekking through the forest!

Oh yours truly refused to cycle because it’s all rocky paths, not even proper cycling paths like the parks 😒 Prefer to trek than to push the bike 80% of the time. Furthermore I get to see more when I trek! And I love to walk!

Because Mr Chan said this is one of the icons in Pulau Ubin, so we stopped by for a picture~
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Trekked for about about 45 minutes before we reached Chek Jawa Wetlands! This is the part that I wanna visit the most, after editing a clip shot here! (:
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The photographer asked for a fun pose, not a murder 😂

A little mishap, or rather, a memorable incident happened just when I was about to step into Chek Jawa 😆 I stopped to take a sip of water, with bag unzipped, and then a monkey came running towards me! I panicked and ran right away, just then my packet of Cheezels fell off from my bag and the monkey snatched it right off the ground! Holy cow! He was so damn fast!!!

And he hurried up the tree with the packet of snack, OPENED IT UP and started munching on the tree 😱😱😱 I know feeding of monkey is not allowed, but this was completely unintentional! The Cheezels was part of my “picnic snacks” to share with everyone 😩
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Still got the cheek to stare at me as you munch on my snack! Tsk tsk!
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It’s kinda cute and amusing though; first time seeing a monkey eating my favourite Cheezels snack…hahaha! I wonder if it’s his first Cheezels! Bet he loves it like I do~ He’s just missing of a beer and TV 😏

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There goes my Cheezels~

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Mochi, anyone? 😝

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Spot the 2 dogs 😂

And this is the beautiful house – House No.1 Nobodywhere the filming was done! It’s an introductory video about this place and I even remember that this house is built based on the Tudor architectural style, and that there’s a fireplace inside 😊 So even though it’s my first time here, it feels like I’ve already been here before (through the video)! Hehe!
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There! The fireplace! Nobody believes me that this is a real fireplace~ It’s only sealed up because of the bats infesting inside the chimney!
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Anyway it’s such a pretty design that we couldn’t help taking plenty of photos here 😀
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Class photo time! Hehe!
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Kanna scolding for being the odd one out again 😂

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Group shotssssss!
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Now some shots with the jetty as well~
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那些年,我们一起到乌敏岛!💖

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1 more shot with the house!

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View from jetty~

This place reminds us of Montigo and also inspired Lyn to do jump shots again 😪
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We dislike doing jump shots with her because she’s always the one with legs down when we are up! Confirm must jump 348763871 times to get 1 good shot one 😴 Damn tiring you know?

These are the passable ones that she selected~ Though my hair was covering my face in the first 😏 But at least our timings are finally in sync!
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Spending a fruitful day together! 😀
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Was taking wefie with Lyn when she commented that there’s not much 风景 behind, so I was like, “I’m the 风景 lor!” LOL. Which pretty much explains the pose 😝 I’m just kidding. I’m usually not so thick-skin…HAHAHA.
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Everyone has been turning themselves into different animals these days and this is my first try~ Who has the kitty face? 🐱
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Resting time~! Time to sit and relax, enjoy the view and snap more pictures! 😆
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Becoming Mr Chan’s favourite pose 😓

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Enjoying our breakfast!

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While the guys snacking away~

Requested for some photos on this rock, cause it’s quite a nice spot to take picture!
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Lyn getting judged again. LOL.

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Mr Model Wannabe~

Continuing our trek to see the crabs!
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All the interesting mangroves~ Some looking like scary claws!
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Spot the crab! 😃

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默默守护?😂

The nearest point we can get to the sea!
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After much walking, we arrived at the Jejawi Tower and were contemplated whether to climb up or not. Reminds me of the tower in Kukup which some of us refused to climb because we think the scenery wouldn’t be worth it 😆

Well, we climbed up in the end and as expected, the view was … mainly trees~
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But okay luh, at least still got sea, just lack of breeze!!!
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Mission accomplished! But TOO HOT!!! If my towel doesn’t explain, just look at Eric and Lyn’s faces 😂
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I’m bringing sweaty back~

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Heading down after a short rest! Saw a couple dabao-ing porridge up there to eat, so lomantic~ How many people have actually eaten porridge with such view?! 😆
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Leaving Chek Jawa to head back to where we came from and saw the Cheezels mess caused by the monkey just now…tsk tsk! Wasted my Cheezels!!! The weird thing is, I couldn’t find the packaging! I think he must have brought it along with him so that he knows what to steal at the mama-shop next time 😂
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Saw a huge wild boar too! I am thankful that it was the monkey who came charging at me just now and not this at least 😐
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Decided to take the longer route back to explore a little bit more~ Ah Gong Eric was reluctant but had no choice except to comply to the energetic us 😛 Despite walking and sweating so much, I was still okay to continue! I love and miss trekking!!!

But after the monkey incident, we were so cautious of the monkeys now. Did not really dare to snack openly; gotta keep looking around 😐 And this happened to be an area with lots of monkeys!!!
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I love to look at them from far or from the car, but not to be walking right beside them~ Damn scary! Only snapped photo of the 看水 monkey and not the rest because we were all scared of having our phones snatched by the monkeys! 😖

Trekked and trekked and we chanced upon this pretty Balai Quarry! I’m surprised that Singapore has such blue water~ I’m too used to seeing the polluted water at our beaches.
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Literally taking photos behind my back…tsk tsk!
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Indeed reminds me of the blue pond in Hokkaido that I did not get to visit… 😣
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Looks a bittttt alike with my blue pond postcard right??? 😆

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Mamam Campsite!

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Mr Grasshopper

Boomerang-ing Mimosa is actually quite pretty! 😀

Nice place for reflection shots if the sky is blue~
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Chanced upon an old provision shop! I really wonder how many cans of drinks they can sell everyday… There was hardly anyone taking the same route as us!
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But being adventurous, we decided to trek aimlessly and even trekked through this forest!
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We actually kinda reached back to our starting point after much walking, but the enthusiastic Lyn still wanted to explore more places, and the rest of us were okay despite skipping lunch, except poor Ah Gong again 😆 So off we went to Butterfly Hill! Don’t have as many butterflies as I had expected leh.
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This was Pekan Quarry if I’m not wrong!
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赏风景~

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Reached Puaka Hill!

Trekking up Puaka Hill to the highest point of Pulau Ubin to catch the view of Ubin Quarry! It was quite a steep and somewhat challenging route because of the loose rocks everywhere.
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But we still did it! 😀 A pity it was blocked by fence so the view was only partial~ But even though I am someone who always goes against the rules, safety always comes first to me – there must be a reason why they block it.
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Constipated face

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Not so constipated after all 😃

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Last pic before we head down!

Finally leaving the island after like 6 hours plus of walking! 😱 Sweated so much but it was such a good workout! Very fulfilling day and definitely enjoyed my first Pulau Ubin experience! Hehe!

I was craving for the 10 cents “sng bao” out of a sudden and we managed to find it! Though it costs double the price now…hahaha! 20 cents cheap thrill! 😀
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Goodbye Ubin and see you again next time! Haven’t got to explore the other half 😜
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Boarding the ferry back to our other island!
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Had dinner at Pasir Ris before checking out the $1 shots at Michael’s Bar! So egg-cited about it because $1 shot is dirt cheap! Reminds me of my crazy shot-session with Mommeyyyyyyy, which I really miss!
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30 shots! Out to make Lyn drunk…HAHAHA! But too bad the shots ain’t really shots; more like cocktails being poured into shot glasses, so the alcohol content was not as strong as real shots 😐
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Oh they had my favourite jalapeño cheese there! But again, not up to my standard because it’s not spicy at all 😦 Not shiok enough!
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But the staff are pretty nice luh. Got us a table even though we did not have a reservation. It’s the angmoh boss from the bar next door that was cranky. But I never believe in degrading myself to the same level by arguing with such fella. Especially when I know the boss of the newly-opened Michael’s Bar was trying to minimise the conflict, because it ain’t gonna do his business any good either~
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Cheers to the long weekend! (((:

Japan 2017 Day 3 – Kyoto

31st March 2017

It wasn’t a good day because it was raining throughout the day 😦 But the itinerary must continue because it’s the last day in Kyoto! Off to Arashiyama bamboo grove early in the morning~
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It’s supposedly a nice place, but the photos did not turn out great because of the gloomy weather… No blue sky and also no time to adjust aperture and etc. Can only shoot and go to reduce the camera’s exposure to the rain!
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House of wishes!

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Lots and lots of wishes from people all over the world (:

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到此一游!

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A quick shot in the rain!

The other part of the bamboo grove looks nicer, but still don’t turn out as nice as photos I see online 😦
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Loving my Canon EOS M10’s selfie function! 😀
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The train track reminds me of Taiwan 十分 somehow 😅
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Off to the next destination – Nijo Castle! It was still raining but luckily it’s the drizzle kind~

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So cute, the road work barricade!

Walked a longggg way to get to this castle, just to save on transport fee! 😂 But in the end the exterior doesn’t look “impressive” enough so I did not pay to go in. Only took some pictures from outside~
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Mickey & Minnie spotted!

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Cute sotong prints in tunnel!

Next destination – Kinkakuji was a must-go for me even though it requires entrance fee as well! But it’s too pretty to miss!

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Cute entry ticket!

So this is the reason for my visit – the golden temple covered with gold leaf! That’s also what Kinkakuji means to – 金閣寺! They also have a Ginkakuji which is the silver version, but it’s not in my itinerary cause the gold one looks much nicer! 😀
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A very nice angmoh offered to take a picture and even stopped the crowd for me! 😂 Cause people kept walking past and it was really tough taking a proper shot~
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Another temple but not as pretty or grand-looking~
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还是 Kinkakuji 最美! 😍
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Walked one round but actually there’s nothing much to see except that golden temple~ And a mini waterfall 😅
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Saw people discussing about this mini pagoda at the back, linking it with 白蛇传~ Wah got so chim meh. Never thought/notice much about all these “stones“. 😅
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Chanced upon another golden temple when leaving! So grand! So nice! Kinkakuji is definitely worth a visit if you’re in Kyoto 😊
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Trying the authentic Gindaco takoyaki!!! It’s weird that I hardly eat this in Singapore but I love it in Japan! 😋 Such comfort food~
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Takeaway because the place happened to be closing early on this day >.<

Back to the apartment early to pack and rest! Had a belated birthday celebration with Kumakuma because I really didn’t feel like it was my birthday the previous day! 😅 Cause no cake so no birthday feel~
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Favourite mille crepe with my favourite 🐻!

高歌一曲

Finally tried the 无骨鸡! It’s nice but definitely way too overpriced~ Forgot the last time I had orh lua too 😅
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Caught Fast & Furious 8 and I think it’s my first FF movie??? Not all about car racing like I had imagined…hahaha!

Gift exchange with Lyn! Exchanged my Japanese souvenirs for these Korean sourvenirs! 😁
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And of course my favourite banana milk too!!!!! Feeling so energetic after a dosage every day 😝
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Chocolate blessed with happiness! 😊

Finally checked out Geometry Cafe for its Instagrammable dessert! 😁
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Not just pretty-looking, the berry ice-cream + tart + salted egg caramel floss was nice too! 😋
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信念。

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Midori Sour @ another Handlebar~

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When you constantly have someone pointing middle finger at you…

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From iMac to aquarium! How cool!!!

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Looks like a giant Lego man!

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Loving the rainbow light and its rays!

It was a rainy Friday and our office was flooded! Okay maybe not so kua zhang; only Ally’s room was 😐
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She actually found a puddle of water few days ago which caused a monitor to be damaged, but we couldn’t figure out why nor find any leakage. Then the Friday rain caused another leakage and we found that it’s from the ceiling! 😱

It was quite a bad one cause it was still leaking throughout the whole Friday. Apparently the drain at the roof was clogged, that’s why~

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Collecting rain water 💦

Belated birthday feast again on Friday night! 😀😀😀
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FOIE GRAS CRAVE AGAIN 😍

Chit-chat session while enjoying view from level 47~ So cool to have a roof garden at your HDB!!!
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Farm visits on Saturday again, starting with D’Kranji Farm Resort! The place seems even more dead than the previous time I was there 😐
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Off to the goat farm again! New discovery: You can now feed the goats again! 😀 Too bad they are not roaming around like the deer in Japan or sheep in Cing Jing~
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The baby goats are so cute!!!

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Fighting for hay~

I am biased because again, I only like to feed the light-coloured goats, but the dark ones are so naughty, kept snatching my goat’s hay! 😤

While the young goats are busy fighting for hay, the old goats are fighting amongst themselves~ Are they really feeling horny??????? 😱

Managed to catch the parrots’ performance again! Hehe! Still so impressed by them~ But more impressed by how much swag this parrot has 😂

Off to MINDS and I had an important role this time! Had to plan the whole project for the day and I decided to make them do some painting (:
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Actually my idea was more on colour mixing, so we only provided them with the primary colours and a few more basic colours. The residents were supposed to mix their own orange for the sun, green for the tree and purple for the butterfly~

However, it wasn’t easy getting everyone’s attention at all, but thank goodness I had briefed all the volunteers beforehand, so they could guide the residents along. Not too bad, I think! 😀
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But the most artistic piece goes to… *ahem* It was going well initially but suddenly when I turned my head, I saw an entirely different art piece from what I designed 😂
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I did a piece too! But I couldn’t find brushes at the end so I used my fingers to paint instead 😆
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My colourful hand!

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Honoured to be missed by these 2 fightmates! 😝
Definitely miss fighting a lotttttt.

Second NDP practice and we have learnt so many steps so far that my memory is running full! Totally lacked of memory space towards the end that I kinda gave up learning 😐 Cause I know I will forget after 2 weeks since there’s no practice during Labour Day long weekend~

Off for K-session with NDPeeps after practice! Cause 老娘 is learning a few new songs lately and learning means must practise also…hehe. Still not very familiar; need more practice aka K-sessions!!! 😛
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Photo-bombers!
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Suicide bomber!
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JB Food Trip!

Figured that I can’t possibly only focus on my Japan entries or else I will have even more backlogs 😅 It’s not easy to clear 2 weeks’ worth of entries within such a short time frame, so I shall blog along the way~ I just recalled that I still have my Aussie entries to clear too!!! Gosh. Resolution of the year again – to clear all my 2016 & 2017 trip entries…hahaha!

I thought I would be very shagged the first week because I actually headed straight for work after landing and going home for a shower. Hardly even had time to unpack my luggage! But thankfully I managed to catch quite a bit of sleep in the flights, and work was okay too since my dearest colleagues have all helped me to clear my 2 weeks’ worth of workload. Phew~

Thank god for Good Friday too, which made it a short week for me! 😀 Took me the whole Wednesday night just to pack the souvenirs and resumed yoga on Thursday~ 全身酸痛 after the trip! Joined Shrine and buddy after my class and the latter bought me Châteraisé‘s souffle cake, cream puff and fluffy roll to try! 真有口福 😍
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3 x 流浪汉 chatting at the void deck~ Dug out our old photos and videos and started laughing over them! OMG. So much memories!!!
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Had a good brunch with Kai Bin & Co on Good Friday over at Supply & Demand! The food is good and we were all satisfied! Thanks to Shuning for the great choice 😀

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Cheese fries hinted by Shuning 😆

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Salted egg yolk drumlets chosen by yours truly!
Yum yum!

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Nice crab meat pasta!
We love it!

Recommended the signature pizza to the girls because I tried it during my previous trip here and I like it! (:
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Must drink to love & respect ahhh… 😜

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Gift from Baby Kayla’s full month which I missed!
So cute the customised Kit-Kat and jar!

Thank you for the awesome lunch treat!!! Missing of Mummy Abby 😦 I think it’s inevitable that once you have a child, you gotta be prepared to start missing outings.
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Dessert time – Kiss The Tiramisu~! The focus is actually the cute staff luh 😂
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Got all 3 flavours – original, berry and chocolate! When I first walked past I thought it’s Tiramisu cake, but it’s actually all ice-cream 😐 I forgot which is the best one but each of us kinda like a different one~
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Had the rare opportunity to visit Limin’s office cause she went back to get something! 😛 How often do you get to visit Bottega‘s office? Hahaha!
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Wanted to go to Artbox with the girls and in fact we already travelled all the way to MBS~ But it was raining so heavily that it seemed impossible to go over without getting drenched 😭

We waited for the rain to stop while walking around aimlessly; everywhere was so crowded with people hiding from the rain! When it finally stopped and we decided to head over, I bumped into Yushi – my primary schoolmate and she warned me about the wet grounds and her soaking wet shoes. –CRY!!!– Not fated to go 😦

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Wala Wala on a Friday night!

The band is good~!!! Though no handsome drummer, they have a cool keyboardist cum saxophonist! She’s so damn zai!!! Actually all of them are pretty talented, but I admire people who can play the saxophone 😍

First JB trip with le volunteers on Saturday! I had been wanting to go in and just nice Mr Mah offered to drive! Even provided free pick-up from each of our house 😀 Super awesome! The journey in was smooth as well, cause we went in through the second link~

Their aim was actually all the good food, whereas mine is simply to shop and MASSAGE!!! Haha! I am scared to go overseas with foodies though. The breakfast we had already scared me off! Went to this dim sum place recommended by BW and we made a terrible mistake by sending Mr Law to choose the food 😑

Firstly, I had already emphasised that our lunch is in 3 hours’ time (already reserved and ordered food), so breakfast shouldn’t be too heavy. BW also further emphasised that I am a small eater, so don’t take too much. Then these were served to our table as the first round… We were like, why so many pau?!
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We managed to return some of the pau because we know those are the most filling ones and we need space for other dim sums! So bit by bit, the dim sums were being served… Okay, not too bad.
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Then suddenly the staff came with a trolley of stacked dim sum baskets… My first thought was, “Hmmm…cannot be all ours right? I think some belong to other tables.” Apparently, BW was having the same thought in mind, until the staff asked if we needed 1 more table 😱 And he started unloading basket after basket…
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Yes, this is the crazy load of dim sum Mr Law ordered for 6 pax!!!!!!!! It’s so damn 夸张 that even he got a shock! He claimed that he didn’t realise he ordered so much 😑 Why didn’t we see this coming~~~
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I was game enough to try 1 item each, except the pau because I don’t eat meat pau. So Law had no choice but to stuff the pau himself and even dabao-ed 2 char siu pau because we simply couldn’t finish! So the whole day we talked about pau for like 23463817 times because we kept blaming him for the breakfast and reminding him about his 2 char siu pau 😂😂😂
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JH 讲义气的后果!LOL!

Off for grocery shopping at Bukit Indah! BW really came prepared, with a shopping list! I was also prepared, prepared to 乱买 😜

And then soon, it was lunch time again~ Why so fast one! Argh. I am one who only gets excited about food when I am hungry… And at this point of time, I was definitely not. In fact, I think nobody was hungry yet! But because this famous restaurant requires you to order the food 1 day in advance, we got no choice 😩

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Ban Heong Seng!

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The signature beggar duck~

The soup and its cute cover! 😀

Verdict: The fish is the most special one~ It’s boneless and looks a bit like fish cake, but pretty good!

Off to KSL after much detour because halfway through, BW realised he forgot to take the duck that he ordered! Hahaha! I think he really 有备而来,dabao-ed so much things back.

I was looking forward every second to the massage because I was aching all over after my trip~ But we only managed to book the 7.30pm slot, so the guys decided to kill time by singing K! I wasn’t in a singing mood somehow, probably because I was so tired… I just want my massage!!!

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While the rest went for high tea~

Took the chance to celebrate PJJ’s birthday, which is the next day! 😀
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JH trying to impress BW’s Malaysian friend with Balik Kampong 😂 This is like one of the TH songs because they taught the residents this song during the recent anniversary!

Finally finally finally it was the time that I was longing for~ But when we reached the massage place, the staff couldn’t find our booking! 😱😱😱 I showed her the Whatsapp message of ZLJJ replying to them “Okay, see you!” But the staff actually thought “see you” means like “下次见“! OMGWTFBBQ~

Imagine my horror and disappointment after waiting the whole day for this! 😭 I was already so damn tired, with headache kicking in some more, so it was literally aching from HEAD to toes. And now I got such a news for something that I was so looking forward to… The next available timing was 9pm, which means we would only be done by 10pm…

Everyone was also equally shagged after waking up for the 7am plus pick-up, followed by a whole day of eating, walking and waiting, all for this massage. But I guess everyone knows that the massage was kinda my main aim for this trip, so they went ahead with the 9pm slot after much discussion 😭 几感动~~~

Went for dinner first at the nearby restaurant but I did not take any picture because I had KO-ed by then. Yea…I was sleeping while they were eating 😐 They were saying the dinner was better than lunch but I had enough of food! In fact I think I already ate twice or thrice as much as I would have on a daily basis.

The massage place is a Thai one and even the masseurs are all Thai. I requested for a stronger masseur as usual, but I got is no only strong, but merciless! It was the most painful massage ever in my entire life!!!

I don’t know if it’s because I really got knots all over my body, that’s why I’m aching, but it actually felt quite shiok! Though really sibei painful until I was biting on to my jacket 😑 Usually when you wince or jerk a bit, the masseur will lighten the pressure, but my masseur just went on climbing all over me and added on pressure to loosen my knots!

And after enduring with the pain all over my back, shoulders and neck, I was asked to flip over. Looked at the clock and there was still 30 minutes more to go! Only halfway through…FML!!! But okay lah it was really quite shiok. Just that I couldn’t hold it anymore for the next 30 minutes and started screaming a little 😅

I was telling the rest that I wanted 90 minutes initially, but thank goodness I only went for 60 minutes due to time constraint…LOL! I can’t imagine going through it for another half an hour! But my body really felt so much better and “looser” after the massage. SHIOK~!!!

Slept all the way till Singapore because we were stuck at Woodlands custom jam for pretty long~ Poor PJJ had to spend her 12am birthday moment in the car with us…LOL! Super shagged, but Chaffeur Mah, who was driving the whole day still sent each of us back home! Awesome service!!! Hehe! Okay lah, awesome friend! 🙂 They are the nicest people I know!

Had the first NDP practice for this year and I got a good news and bad news. Good news is I’m finally in the same group as Lyn, Tiff and Eric! YAY~!!! But the bad news is … we are in the new citizen group aka the “core group” – the group that will have more dance steps and higher expectation…Zzzzzz.

I just wanna be 小人物。。。😔 Sigh. Furthermore I don’t even know if I can get the basic steps, let alone the extra ones~ So much shaking this year! But 难得 we can finally reunite, cannot also must can! 死马当活马医吧!

First time trying Greendot‘s hotpot! So niceeeee~ Gonna have it again ❤ photo 20170416183236_zpsx3afk4kk.jpg

I don’t know if I was thirsty or that’s the best Illusion I had, I finished half within few minutes! 😋 #midorisucker

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YOUNGS Bar & Restaurant