Sunday, September 17, 2006

Greetings from the East Coast


Salaam Pantai Timur
Finally made that long overdue trip to Kota Bahru, Kelantan. My dad is taking our second car (my wife's) and we (Me, my wife with Rahil and Imaan in tow) drove all the way. It was my first time driving there.

For those who don't know, there are two ways to get to Kelantan from Kuala Lumpur. The first is the shorter hilly route via Gua Musang and the other is the long coastal route though the East coast highway and Terengganu.

We choose the later, mainly because my wife wanted to see her old school in Terengganu.

To cut a long story short (again) the trip took us nearly 11 hours with three short breaks on the way. Passed by some really scenic places but it was really tiring. My wife took over from me at Jerteh, Terengganu.

We also stopped by the sea at Dungun, Terengganu where my wife's old boarding school is located. Though she promised a friend to spit at the gates, she didn't do it. Some of my wife's old friends have very strong feelings about their old school and they are mostly negative. One guy even said that he would burn down the school if he had the opportunity. Don't ask me why. A lot of bitter memories is all I can say.

Anyway, finally reached my parents house at around 10 pm. They were overjoyed to see the kids (and me too).

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9 comments:

Zaza said...

That's a really nice photo of rahil! fyi, i've just cut my hair! and now i look just like her! (didnt intend to but the kapper (hairdresser) didnt understand a word of english, and i couldnt understand that much dutch, showed her a photo, still failed!) but anyway... you guys went to dungun?!?! hehe. hardy brought be there last year and yeah la... they have such strong feelings of the school! they dont seem to like that school at all! hope your parents are in good health, and you guys are having fun!

lillian said...

WOW so far with 2 kids.. i'm impressed ! About your wife, I feel the same about the boarding school I was in.. evil places. E V I L lol

binx said...

make sure u enjoy all the delicious sinful food there ya...!

have a great holiday!
:D

Hardy said...

She chickens out!! Haha...Well, I kind of knew it! Let's the other guy do it himself, if he ever wants to put his feet in Terengganu....

lucia said...

ya! the picture of rahil here looks very nice indeed! nice scenery, cute lovely model!

hmm... make me curious what's so bad about your wife's old boarding school to generate so much negative vibes.

anyway glag you are now together with your parents. do have a nice time with them.

toniXe said...

sorry bout yr wife's old school.

But seriously, you guys should be having fun in this beautiful place lah , like I did at about the same time that you were there !

Adam said...

Thanks for your comments guys.

Hi Zaza. Would love to see your new hair style. ;-) We are now back in KL busy with packing and other stuff.

Lillian, Lucia: After listening to their stories, I am surprised that they did not become "mental" cases.

Binx: Thanks.

Hardy: She has some good memories too I guess.

Tonixe: I did actually. The place was beautiful.

Lrong said...

wow, that old boarding school must be something... hantu?

~ GAB ~ said...

I am curious over the (-)ve vibes of the boarding school such as SMSD. I myself was in SMSTMFP in Pengkalan Chepa, Kelantan (previously known as SMSK) and until today have a strong feelings about the school. In fact every year, we'd have our gathering held at the school. Our alumni is very strong as well.

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