Archives for “Penang”
Durian is one of my favorite fruits. While climbing the hill leading us to Balik Pulau, durians can be seen everywhere, we were surrounded by the durian orchards. Smell, taste, and because not to overwhelm myself with calories as well as I do not like to enjoy durians without my dear Retna. Coming to what [...]
I am pleased to share with you the recorded ride of CFAL on my Garmin EDGE 800. Enjoy the pictorial.
While searching for places to stay for two nights participating in Campaign For A Lane (CFAL) 4th Tour de Penang Island ride, I shortlisted E&O and Bayview Georgetown as the place to stay, as it is closest to Esplanade Penang, which was previously known as Padang Kota. We decided to stay at Bayview after reading [...]
“Could we your attention, please? We need all of you to be clear about the safety briefing, before we could proceed.” The organiser urging the cyclists, which majority was not paying attention. Some important messages brought up by the organiser which includes but not limited to:- Do not overtake another cyclists from the left, always [...]
My legs cramped several times especially during the second killer climb of Balik Pulau, but we were delighted to smell the durian throughout the climb. Just when I thought the climb was finally over, I overlooked that reaching Tanjung Bungah there was some hilly curves, with high traffic (cars, bicycles), I got my next leg [...]
Always the case. The short holiday really feeling short, when we unpacked our luggage and then we got to pack it again. I am talking about our trip to Penang. Due to the busy traffic on the PLUS highway, we spent quite a bit of time on the road, especially coming back from Penang. But, [...]
I guess this chair is at least 30 years old. Well kept.
I am glad that both our mothers hang out together, well. They both love Indian cooking and food. My mother grew up in her father’s grocery shop at Bukit Mertajam, where it was a central of all the happenings at that point of time. My late grandfather, who was very entrepreneur (which I think his [...]
An unexpected gesture from Golden Sands Shangri-La Penang that we recently stayed (last week while we were there for a short break) – a bottle of red wine and a basket of fruit. Off course, it comes with a card. The last hotel that I stayed which passed us red wine as complimentary was Westin [...]
This is my third day in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. It is also the second day and last day of Kaspersky APAC Partners Conference 2010, with the theme – Passion for Growth. All presentation and discussion have been insightful and interesting. I would not be able to share the details publicly, due to the confidentiality. However, [...]
Before reaching Ipoh and Penang for the family short break (as well as a short work trip), searched online (mainly food blogs) for places to find authentic and tasty local food. However the meal taken before leaving Penang (picture shown) was not part of the planned trip for meal as we had rather filling breakfast [...]
My aunty, Ravindran’s (aka Ah Heng) mom will be approaching seventy soon. She still looks like when I was still a kid Every visit we had or I had to Penang, will certainly drop by to meet her and the family. This round, we met her twice – when we arrived and heading back. Her [...]
We are just so happy for Beng that he found his true love – Lee Yee. We attended their marriage registration last year and since then they have been busy preparing their wedding ceremony as well as dinner reception. The dinner reception was held at Six Happiness, Selayang Capital attended by all our family members, [...]
Ayam Brand Community Care 2009 ends about an hour ago with most of the media bureau attendance. Thanks to Flora, Fakhrul and Siew Kim great coordination and follow up. Also great appreciation to Jenny of Penang Cheshire Home for setting and settling us at the home office, by allowing us to setup a temporary work [...]
Only managed to leave the hotel room after all proposals being finalised and sent to respective prospects and clients. Met cousins in Bukit Mertajam at 2330 and was brought to Chang Lin Park for supper. I wish I had taken picture of the Chinese Herbal Mixture Desert served there as the size is pretty huge [...]
The place where I was born, Penang, no memory of growing up as I was brought to Kuala Lumpur when I was four. Will be here for work + work + work + family gathering. Now, going through Google Map to search for place to eat.
Although the week has very much packed with work and family activities, I feel this is one of the best week that we have had since beginning of this year. Retna learn some tips from Hoi Yan on painless delivery and home delivery. Amazed with how informative and courage both Wai Leong and Hoi Yan [...]