3D2N Muar Day 2 : Tay Ching Hwa, Adeline Kee, Wedding, Donald and Lily Nyonya Food

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06.38 am – Roomie and I woke up.

Started grooming ourselves for Ching Hwa’s big day.

Only brought a pair of Converse and flip flops.

06.45 am – All set and ready to rock!

06.50 am – First time in my life ever

having breakfast in 7 Eleven.

So was everyone else.

07.18 am – Arrived in Ching Hwa’s house and

he started handing out ribbons to tie at the car door handles.

And also a red paper in the shape of love to stick to the car windscreens.

The main car, the super cool Lexus R35, decorated with ribbons.

Matching teddies at the front of the hood.

07.28 am – Left Ching Hwa’s house.

We followed behind.

All 4 of us. For some reason, Ching Hwa arranged his entourage of cars to be even in number.

07.43 am – Arrived at Adeline’s temporary house in Muar. She’s from Klang by the way.

Imma get me a wife today!

Such an awesome shot of the man.

07.46 pm – And the games began.

Soon enough, we were just outside of Adeline’s room.

Ching Hwa made a call and next thing you know,

Adeline appeared!

Sho shweeeet~

Group picture with his brothers.

Adeline’s family.

Adeline’s parents accompanying her to

the car.

08.55 am – Arrived back at the groom’s house.

I was so hungry I ate whatever layed out on the table.

So was everyone else.

Meanwhile, Ching Hwa was doing his thing inside. The traditional ceremony procedures.

09.43 am – After we filled up our stomachs, we just hung around the house.

A very cool portrait of everyone by using Kar Fei’s cool 50mm f/1.8 prime lens.

11.00 am – A last portrait of everyone before

we went back to our inn for a nap.

The awesome view from my room.

My sleeping roomie.

12.30 pm – Began our 1 hour journey from Muar to Melaka to spend the rest of the afternoon. It was Ching Hwa’s advise to go Melaka as there is nothing of interest to do in Muar.

02.01 pm – Arrived at the town center of Melaka.

For Donald and Lily’s nyonya food.

The kitchen with a squarish opening in the ceiling. Much like many of the colonial houses in Penang.

Us.

Super cendol. Almost like Penang Road’s. ALMOST.

The food was completely walloped in 5 minutes.

03.12 pm – Arrived at Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall.

The place is stuffed with lots and lots of mini shop lots.

I just couldn’t help myself.

All time favourite bubble milk tea.

07.40 pm – Arrived at the SUPER HUGE SKT Banquet Hall in Muar for Ching Hwa’s wedding dinner.

It was really spacious inside.

The backdrop of the stage.

Our table.

Mini cake.

The menu.

Red wine and beer were the 2 alcohol served that night.

07.55 pm – In came the newlyweds, signaling the start of food being served.

The four seasons was actually good!

So was the shark’s fin soup that came in

readily divided bowls.

Our of nowhere, this fella appeared and started pouring Chivas into everyone’s glasses.

The prawns…. ~fuh~

The suckling pig… ~fuh~

The pomfret… ~fuh~

Sea cucumber.. so yum!

Abalone… delicious~!

Egg tarts!!!!

08.45 pm – And then the wine pouring session began.

After Ching Hwa was done with toasting on the stage,

he began the REAL toasting on the floor.

One by one till he reached our table.

Discussing about his Eurotrip. Jelesnyaaaaaa 👿

Stole a moment of their time and took a picture.

10.30 pm – The second couple that got married that night.

The third couple that got married that night.

The married couple by the arch, thanking guests as they left.

Group picture!

Individual pictures!

10.52 pm – Had bubble milk tea by the corner of the road in Muar as we didn’t know where else to go.

11.47 pm – Arrived on our beds. So early!!

Noticed an arrow stuck to a corner of the ceiling.

Kiblat is says.

01.30 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

The Sunday I Kena Saman For Parking At A Yellow Line

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10.30 am – Went to Anson Road’s Restoran Zim Sum for breakfast.

Super packed!

Had sesame seed balls,

egg tarts,

siew mai,

fish balls,

har kau,

chee cheong fun,

pork ribs with preserved black beans and

a lo mai gai. FULL as hell.

11.30 am – Checked out Little Penang Street Market.

Took a walk around the place.

RM50 a day. hmmm… Sounds reasonable.

12.00 pm – Ho say! The effect for parking along a yellow line.

12.30 pm – Replenished some ingredients.

05.00 pm – Green tea v6.

07.00 pm – Joo Leong for dinner.

The standard condiments.

BEST!!

08.30 pm – Papayas for supper.

09.30 pm – Children of Men.

children of men

FC Rating : 7.5/10

12.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Monday I Realized We May Have To Postpone Bangkok 2009 Trip

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09.00 am – Had butter ham and

a cup of milo for breakfast.

09.30 am – Fed PCJ.

11.00 am – Bangkok unrest. Damn you, Thaksin!

bangkok unrest

12.30 pm – Lunch.

01.30 pm – Angels and Demons trailer.

05.00 pm – Tea break!

The egg tarts smelled fishy. Threw them away and let a banana take over.

08.00 pm – Sardines,

fresh onions,

stir fried mix vegetables,

rempah fish,

scrambled eggs and

a soup for

dinner.

10.00 pm – Received a surprised upon entering my room.

12.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday I Had The Last Coconut Cake

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09.00 am – Breakfast.

12.30 pm – Lunch.

~yum

01.00 pm – Lost s05e12.

dead is dead

05.30 pm – Tea break! Had the last coconut cake.

06.00 pm – Showered this fella.

06.30 pm – Downloaded Crossfire.

crossfire

07.30 pm – Had dinner at Yaw’s roast and grill.

Garlic bread on the house.

Chicken cordon bleu.

09.00 pm – Collected the tickets.

09.30 pm – Knowing.

12.00 am – Nasi Beraturrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Yummy fish curry.

The Tuesday I Had Roti Jala For Dinner

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09.30 am – Had a pear,

the last 2 remaining slices of Gion Kyoto Japan

bread,

oats milk and

2 soft boiled eggs for breakfast.

01.00 pm – Lunch.

Nescafe coffee.

02.00 pm – Watched the trailer for 17 Again and

G-Force, movies I would definitely wanna watch. (Although I’m no longer a teenager =P)

05.30 pm – Tea break!

07.00 pm – Power training.

power training

09.00 pm – Curry chicken and

roti jala for dinner.

11.00 pm – Supper.

11.30 pm – How I Met Your Mother s04e17.

how i met your mother the front porch

12.00 am – Grey’s Anatomy s05e17.

grey's anatomy i will follow you into the dark

01.00 am – zzzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

The Sunday I Went To Canton-i Queensbay

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12.30 pm – Woke up to a bowl of curry mee.

02.00 pm – Watched Seven Pounds.

seven pounds

FC Rating : 6.5/10

08.30 pm – Went over to Queensbay’s Canton-i for dinner for the first time.

Pork balls porridge. Delicious.

Deep fried crullers wrapped in chee cheong fun. Delicious but not worth the money.

No idea what this is. Didn’t get to taste it.

Egg tarts. Delicious.

Roast pork, honey pork, duck roast. Delicious.

Cuttlefish. Ok ok la.

Cake. Ok ok la.

Fried koay teow macam. Ok ok la.

Chee cheong fun type A. Delicious but not worth the money.

Chee cheong fun type B. Delicious but not worth the money.

Fried noodles. Delicious.

Fried noodles with prawn. Doesn’t suit my tastebuds.

~yum.

12.00 am – zzzzZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

The Friday I Went To Rain Pub’s Official Launching

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08.30 am – Woke up to a plate of toasts,

a cup of milo,

a cup of apple cider vinegar + honey,

eggs tarts and

soft boiled eggs.

12.00 pm – Had my Peng Yang chicken rice fix.

~yum

Stewed mustard greens with tamarind, dried chillies and leftover meat on the bone. To me, it’s the second most delicious kaim chai boey in the world. (so far la)

The undeniably delicious chicken rice chilli.

12.30 pm – Did some banking.

04.00 pm – Did some cleaning.

Before.

After.

05.30 pm – Evening break consisted of red as hell apples, glutinous rice,

pistachios and

honey roasted almonds.

06.30 pm – Collected the tickets.

07.00 pm – Love Matters.

FC Rating : 6/10

09.30 pm – Went over to Upper Penang Road’s Rain pub official opening.

10.00 pm – Sneaked out to Sup Hameed directly opposite for

some mutton soup

and fried maggi before returning to Rain.

12.00 am – zzzzzzZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz

The Saturday I Tried Tanjung Bungah’s Ancient Herbal Sauna

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10.30 am – Went to Red Rock Commercial Centre’s

Siang Hai Tim Sum for breakfast.

The common tea cups at dim sum eateries.

Filled up the teapot with

chrysanthemum tea.

The dim sum card.

The reminder.

I had sesame seed cake,

egg tarts (not the crispy kind that I like),

har kau,

chilli balls,

siew mai and

pork ribs.

12.00 pm – Went to the hidden ancient Chinese herbal sauna in Tanjung Bungah.

Passed by Ban Aik Cheong cafe.

Passed by the big black and white car wash sign and

saw the sign!

The arrow that points to sauna house.

Turned in and saw Tai Pee Sun temple. Took the right road and passed by

Poay Wah before seeing the

sign again.

The same sauna house sign with the arrow guiding you towards the place.

Ta da. Found it!

The Tanjung Bungah

anciant herbal sauna.

It was located far from the hustle and bustle of the city, peaceful and quiet.

The sheltered common area.

The signboard for tourists. Locals get the special price of RM6.

Refreshments, mostly hot drinks.

The pot of herbal ginger.

Healthy stuff.

The toilet where you take a leak and take a shower.

The rules.

The sauna room.

Thanks Kok Aun, for the helpful tips! I had a great experience!

herbal sauna tips

The caretaker of the ancient herbal sauna.

The sauna generator.

The woods for burning.

01.30 pm – Went over to Arked Tanjung Bungah

located exactly

opposite the floating mosque of Penang.

Had a headache choosing

Lidiana’s wide array of dishes.

Decided on these 3 in the end.

05.30 pm – Watched Grey’s Anatomy s05e14.

grey's anatomy bet your heart out

09.00 pm – Went over to Pineapple Garden, located just beside Pisa for dinner.

Had pea shoots,

fish cake,

steamed white pomfret and

a plate of belacan chicken

for dinner.

10.00 pm – Went to Church Street Cafe

for a few glasses of snow beer and

some peanuts.

02.00 am – zzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz

The Tuesday I Tried Whatever Drink For The First Time

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09.30 am – Went to Restoran Zim Sum along Anson Road with Mum and Dad.

‘Twas pretty cold and rainy when we arrived.

The place is huge and it’s usually crowded.

Mum sterilizing the chinese tea cups in boiling water.

The tea pot filled with

chrysantemum tea.

We had pork ribs,

fried yam char siew,

siew mai,

copycat siew mai,

tofu,

egg tarts,

fish balls,

stuffed chilli,

har kau and

chee cheong fun. We felt very, very, very full afterwards. ~fuh

11.00 am – And then we went to AAM in Sungai Pinang to collect our AAM membership cards.

03.00 pm – Had a light lunch.

Fu porridge.

03.30 pm – Cashed in last month’s.

04.00 pm – Badminton @ Grand View.

05.30 pm – Super Gym.

07.00 pm – Went for a walk along Gurney Drive.

Saw a 7-11 outlet along the way. Went in and bought myself some sweets and a can of Whatever which is made out of

these ingredients. Tastes too sweet. Too much sugar dude.

08.00 pm – Had Sea Horse’s spaghetti carbonara which tastes a lot like crap. Just because it looks nice doesn’t mean it tastes nice.

01.30 am – zzzZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzz

The Wednesday I Ate At Prangin Mall’s Wong Kok Kitchen For Lunch

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09.30 am – Woke up. Showered. Shaved.

Boiled water.

10.30 am – Breakfasted.

11.00 am – Checked mails.

The Attractiveness Diagram. I like it. Makes sense.

12.30 pm – Picked up Shawn and headed to Prangin Mall to get the phone repaired in this shop beside Starbucks.

Notice the smoothness of the new cover. ~fuh

01.00 pm – Met up with Vivian and lunched in Wong Kok’s Kitchen.

Had Sze Chuan hot & spicy noodles and a couple of

me favourite. Egg tarts.

02.00 pm – Dropped Shawn the prawn back to his office. Bought some stuff from Midland’s BioPharmacy before heading home.

02.30 pm – Lazed around and learned a lot of new things 😈

06.30 pm – Shawn the prawn picked me up.

Went to i-Avenue to cash in his check.

Telok Bayan for dinner.

Had wan than maggi mee.

07.30 pm – Went home.

Friends. Readers of famouschris.com. The man below is already 25 years old.

09.00 pm – Badminton with buddies.

11.00 pm – Showered.

11.30 pm – Suppered. I forgot to take pics. Shit.

12.00 am – Updated famouschris.

01.30 am – Watched MTV VMA 2008. I fell in love with T.I.’s Whatever You Like.

03.00 am – zzzZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz