~ DISCLAIMER ~

DISCLAIMER : Please do note that this is a personal web-log. Views expressed here are of my personal views. Usage of any personal photos & posts are prohibited and are not allow to copy , paste , show & publish any photos & posts taken from this web-log anywhere without my consent & permission. If so I have the rights to render the person , group & in short anyone posting / publishing / showing / pasting / copying them liable to legal action or prosecution. Thank you.

PHOTOS

Photos copyrighted to VOCALWEALTH NETWORKS. Unless expressed permission has been granted by Miss Rima Rashidi , you may not copy any images from this site. Using images from this site without permission is prohibited.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

HatYai Trip : Day 3

Promised to go for breakfast with my students on day 3 in HatYai.........


Headed to Fern Restaurant........Yup! My big breakfast.


My student , Octa took a plate of dimsum to be shared between us at the table.


At the table.....some was busy eating , I was busy taking photos & some was busy watching television.


Ni pulak kat meja Kak Siti....


Back to our table for couple of pics together.


After breakfast...........pool time!


Crazy things we did in the water.......


I see starsssssssssssss.....


Hehehe! I like this one.....


We had fun at the pool , many jump attempts made.....Yaa.....You jump , I jump.....Hahaha!


This was fun! Afif did it well......Yna was afraid to try though.....


Octa gave a shot at it but landed backwards.......after few more tries,,,,,she did it.


Hmmmm......big momma didn't wanna miss out....hehehe! I gave it a try. Nasib laa si MJ kena pijak kat dalam air tu.....Bedebushhhh! Jatuh kebelakang jugak......hahaha!


Gave it another try......berjaya jatuh ke depan. Didn't go flying up high like the kids though but I got the jump right finally.


Sebelum mengakhiri sessi berenang , berendam dan segala macam berrr kat pool ni....

Lepas ni dah nak balik KL dah......apa lagi packing time laa.....


Aksi sewel budak-budak muzik........hehehe!


Sementara menunggu waktu untuk ke stesyen keretapi.....


Took few group pictures....


We left HatYai with lots of laughters & fun & memorable memories :-) Yaaa....even the stupid plug adapter incident was indeed a memorable one for me....hehehe!


Few shots of HatYai city.......


From the hotel our disco bus took us to the Haadyai Station. When we arrived , we still have say more or less 3 more hours to wait before departure. Apa lagi,,,,,,,we walked to Robinson Department Store that was just situated right across the train station. Hmmmm......kalau nak shopping sini kena bawak MP....hehehe! Tak syok. So we decided to make our way to area Lee Plaza & Central for some last minute shopping and to finish off the some hundreds of Thai Baht left. Setakat sikit-sikit je tinggal duit Baht ni , tak laku pun nak tukar balik ke RM.


Standard laa.....Tuk tuk was the mode of transportation pilihan kat HatYai ni........within the city usually will cost 20Baht per person. Tak payah pening kepala.....more or less RM2 sorang.


We're heading here , Pink Lady Complex for some t-shirts.....but jangan silap pergi ke the other Pink Lady haaaaaaa......notty notty......


Sambil shopping sambil beli some street food to snack on.....


Yna wanted some fried chicken to makan sambil jalan-jalan. I bought 2 plates of fried fresh water prawns cost me only 200Baht. I just had to buy these sweet pineapples....Yes sebijik! Arrgggghhh nyaman gilak!


We have 30 minutes to reach HatYai Station on a tuk tuk......


Our group dah janji nak jumpa kat station at 4pm but when we arrived group Kak Siti & Teacher Glam belum sampai. Organizer asked me to head straight to the train that's waiting.....selamba kodok je main lintas-lintas landasan dengan bawak beg......no choice , that's how it is here in HatYai. Sometimes kena naik train to cross over to your train or to the station.....


Hanya sekadar nombor.......lu cari laa tempat duduk masing-masing....


We were from the left side of the station , cross the rail track to be on the right pavement......


Menunggu group Kak Siti yang tak tiba-tiba lagi....Teacher Glam pulak pergi ke area shopping yang kitaorang pergi tadi but he went alone & lost his way,,,,,,,nasib baik kepala keretapi yang ditunggu belum tiba lagi.......


Anak beranak ni siap picnic lagi kat tepi landasan keretapi......


End of 2 gerabak yang akan bergerak ke Padang Besar.........


Tu dia.....kepala keretapi baru sampai dan akan bersambung dengan gerabak yang dalam gambar kat atas tadi.....


Head count.......OK , everyone's on board......


Fast forward.......we finally entered Malaysian soil again.


Lepas chop passport.......beli jajan kat station Padang Besar and waited for our train back to KL.


One group photo in Padang Besar.

Kita merancang , tapi Tuhan yang tentukan. Our journey home faced some difficulties. We realized that the organizers had placed my group in the 3rd class coach and the rest of the entourage in the 2nd class coach. Hello! We paid the same fees for this trip as the school kids and this was totally unfair. To make matters worst , the air conditioning system in the R2 coach was not working. Yang keluar cuma angin panas.......tingkap tak boleh buka and we were all sweating like hell. I have a daughter with me and it will be one uncomfortable ride back to KL. Not to mention 14 hours of heat before reaching KL Sentral!

Naturally we were very unhappy with the organizer for treating and dumping our team in the 3rd class coach when the rest duduk comfortably kat 2nd class coach with television segala , food & drinks. Kak Siti bising laa sebab dia dijemput oleh pihak penganjur ke event ni tapi depa layan acuh tak acuh like this.

Train push off lambat setengah jam and for half an hour kitaorang dah berkukus dalam keretapi. Badan dah melekit-lekit,,,,,macam gam dah. Bila pergi ke koc 3rd class yang lagi satu,,,,,sejuk giler. Pergi jengok koc 2nd class tempat student sekolah agama duduk dengan penganjur,,,,,,sejuk ya amat! Balik ke koc R2,,,,,,,terasa haba panas. I can't tolerate this. Me & Kak Siti approached the organizer and made our complain and were told that there's nothing that they can do sebab hari yang kita balik ni , keretapi full. Aii....macam baru beli semalam je tiket keretapi kitaorang.....tak kan awal-awal tak tahu yang tiket kita kelas ketiga & the rest kelas dua.

Me & Kak Siti made a decision and headed back to our coach after we were told that nothing can be done to fix our problem *walaupun antara pihak penganjurnya was officials dari KTMB sendiri*. We told our students that we'll be getting down once we arrived in Alor Setar. They all agreed. In the train , the kids started making calls & went online to search for bus tickets. Ni musim cuti sekolah plus it was running late.

I lost track of time........this was at stesyen keretapi Alor Setar......waving our goodbyes to the rest.

We got one taxi and there was 15 of us. The kind taxi driver helped us to call his cab buddies. Great. Off we went to Alor Setar's bus station. One of the students got helped from his friend to make ticket bookings while we were still on the train.

The famous Menara Telekom aka Menara Alor Setar , a shot taken from the cab.

Selamat sampai ke stesyen bas Alor Setar.......

While waiting for Kak Siti to go and get the tickets........we had dinner. Alhamdulillah semua urusan berjalan lancar & kat tempat menunggu ni ada air-cond *yang berfungsi dowh!*

Bus katanya akan tiba around 11:30pm........and now baru almost 10pm.

Hmmmm......Afif buat show kat bus-stand ni....hehehe!

A group till the end of the trip. Tiada yang merungut , semua satu kepala.

Yang 2 ekor ni kena duty charge telefon.........hehehe! Oh! Ya!.....after my plug adapter incident kat HatYai.........I did manage to charge my phone. These kids brought with them lots of gadgets & chargers & what nots......They charged my phone for me and I managed to call home :-)

Bus lambat pulak sampai. Dekat pukul 11:45pm-ish baru sampai. We boarded AB Express , ticket cost RM43 per pax........semua atas tanggungan studio. We don't mind spending to ensure that our team selesa.

Very comfortable seats which comes with adjustable leg rest.....nice. We left Alor Setar around 12:10pm. Tak lama lepas bertolak,,,,,,Yna dah tertidur. Sampai KL baru I gerak dia. Yup! She slept all the way from Alor Setar to KL. Same goes with the rest of the gang! I was up when we reached Behrang at 4:50am. Texted MP coz he'll be picking me up at Puduraya. I was constantly sms-ing MP coz mulanya kata sampai KL dalam pukul 5:30am. Pukul 5 pagi MP dah keluar rumah dengan Adik Mok. Pukul 5:20 baru sampai Bukit Beruntung.....Then 5:45am sampai Tol Jalan Duta. My last text message to MP was when I pass-by Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka at 5:55am......dah dekat dah nak sampai Puduraya.....

Akhirnya sampai KL tapi bus tak masuk dalam terminal Puduraya.......dia berhenti kat depan entah hotel apa entah.....tak ingat,,,,,,tapi dekat sangat dengan Puduraya & berdepan dengan Cahaya Suria.


From this trip , despite all the happenings........we all bonded. That's priceless. We helped each other and covered each others backs. Yes , we're closer.


A note for me : Missing you. Badly.


No comments:

Post a Comment