Half A Day Family Trip to JB

Another reason of leaving the Happee Day Event early was to head JB – City Tebrau with our extended family. This round we went in with two cars. My niece boyfriend is driving as well as my sister’s boyfriend.

It was indeed very fun to travel together although there was a slight jam at the causeway. Yvette is having great fun at my sister’s boyfriend car and didn’t want to nap at all.

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Our first stop is always hitting the Jusco supermarket for grocery. Since we were travelling in a big group and we decided to split as not everyone love to do grocery shopping. Only me, SIL, D & Yvette were in the supermarket. Yvette dozed off shortly. It was already very late when Yvette dozed off. She slept for about 2 hours. This gave us a chance to drink our coffee at Old Town. (If you are fan of Old Town, do try their coffee there. It is so much CHEAPER!)

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I decided to leave Yvette with D and SIL went to Harris Bookstore (also known as Popular) in the mall. I got these 说说唱唱 CD & VCD for myself and Sam. It was Sam who recommended me this CD and I find them good. I also found some exercise for 明明 series we are reading from iPod. (But short of one book 幼儿学写字 1 下; they are so much cheaper in Malaysia. RM 4.40 per book with 10 % discount. Yes, Popular card can be used in Malaysia. I found the same set of books in SG at ELM Tree at Paragon.)

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This is for Sam

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This is for Yvette

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P/S: Getting books in Malaysia really more cheaper. With no GST, with discount and exchange rate, make our dollar more stronger.

Look at the crowd there, I bet Early Childhood Learning is equally big piece of market in Malaysia.

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While I was making payment, Yvette suddenly woke up with a bad dream. Luckily I was already at the cashier and my niece passed her to me quickly.

My niece gave us a treat at Black Canyon for Dinner. It was really cheap and good. For 10 adults 1 child, we only spent about hundred and our stomach was filled with plenty of food.

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After dinner, we went back to Jusco department store again. This round I managed to 3 sets of PJ and 2 sets of home clothing for only RM49.50 which I don’t think I can find the same deal in SG.

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While I am searching for clothing, D, my sister & her boyfriend kept Yvette accompany at Amusement Centre. She also had fun in the indoor playground and we only spent RM3 for 20 mins.

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At close to 9 pm, we decided we have to make our way back home. But sadly there was a jam at the custom which resulted we were only back home close to 11.15 pm. We quickly bathed and get ready to bed. We were too tired to pack our stuff and leave everything around.

Yvette didn’t make much fuss and all of us were in our slumber shortly.

4D3N Cameron H. & Genting H. Day 4 – Stopover @ YOYO 特产专卖店 On Our Road Back Home

Period of Travel: 31st March to 3rd Apr 2010

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We didn’t have a decent breakfast. D and the others watch Mid-night movie the night before, so most of us stay at our room to have bread and milk & instant coffee before we embarked our journey back home.

Driving down Genting H. is a breeze for the driver.

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The spirit of Yvette was high despite we were heading home.

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Since we didn’t have really good meal in the morning, everyone was famished as we travelled and decided to stop over for meal. Unfortunately we did not tell the driver earlier, so we ended up at A&W.

One thing we notice in Malaysia, we tend to find a lot of houseflies at the eatery. So it really not very hygiene to eat in Malaysia in my perspective.

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After our meal, we stopped over at store to collect our Otah and then the driver also brought us to this YOYO 特产专卖店.

This is the most stylish snack shop I ever been in Malaysia.

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There are so many choices open to us and this store accept SGD too. But of course the rate is not very good. Nevertheless, it didn’t stop us from buying. We brought several snacks back home and some sauce. Unfortunately I have forgotten to take picture of the items purchase and now was no where to be found at home.

Overall, i think Cameron H. is a place more for relaxing. I love the weather there..We definitely enjoy this trip and hope we can make arrangement to go on another trip together again!

On side note, I regret letting Yvette wear diaper to travel such a long journey. She got nappy rush when she was back. I guess more toilet break for Yvette is needed and I should let her wear cloth diaper instead.

4D3N Cameron H. & Genting H. Day 3 – First World Theme Park & Our Dinner

Period of Travel: 31st March to 3rd Apr 2010

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To our horror surprise, Yvette was not interested in taking any rides after we purchase the ticket. We don’t why the staff insisted us to pay as Yvette is yet 90 cm.

The ticket is a tag that need to be worn at our arm and it is waterproof.

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After much coaxing, she finally sat on the carousel. Seriously, she wasn’t very keen. It’s us who pressed on.

Sometimes she really make me wonder how come she has more mood swing than me. So unpredicted!!!

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Then she agreed to take the Venice Gondola ride because she like water.

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She is only interested in these machines and made us running after her.

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Since we have not check into our room, we decided to leave this Theme Park where supposed to bring so much fun for Yvette but it didn’t. We went up to our room to catch some rest.

After catching some rest in the room, I check out the guidebook of the Theme Park on where to entertain my child before dinner. I found out there is actually an indoor heated pool in Theme Park.

We first check out the activity outdoor but none interest Yvette. And moreover she refused to wear the additional jacket when we were out, we decided to call it a quit and make our trip to the pool. (This make me feel like we had wasted our money spent on the ticket without catching any rides!!!) And this is also my regret of not able to capture any picture of us in the Outdoor Theme Park.

Nevertheless, the trip to the pool is finally a success plan.

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She had so much fun in the pool till she didn’t want to leave.

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Again after much coaxing, she finally waved goodbye to the pool.

We went back to our room to bathe Yvette. After cleaning ourselves, we decided to head for Dinner.

Not knowing where to eat, we decided to have a very simple meal in this Theme Park. We headed food court and ordered a plate of Chicken Rice for Yvette and myself. (Chicken Rice is one of Yvette’s favourite food) and a plate of noodles for D.

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Honestly the food in the Food court is good enough to fill up the stomach. But at least we did not pay a premium for it. My SIL’s family had 3 plates of rice in one eatery and that cost them RM64.40!

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After our meal, we decided to shop around the Theme park in group. (Yes we have spitted into 3 groups in the afternoon.) And then I came across the Fish Spa. My SIL’s family persuaded me to give it a try and eventually I got addicted to it now.

We brought a short pant for Yvette from one of the retail shop. This pant was chosen by Yvette herself and the shop assistant was really impressed Yvette could make “this decision”!!!

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We finally went back to our room and rest at around 11 plus. Yvette dozed off shortly and D went out in the middle of the night to catch movies with the rest.

To be continued…

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4D3N Cameron H. & Genting H. Day 3 – Travelling to Genting H. & Our Lunch

Period of Travel: 31st March to 3rd Apr 2010

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After breakfast, we hop on our vehicle. It’s time to say bye bye to Cameron H. (we will come again) and travel to Genting H.

I then realised the road to Cameron H. did pass by Ipoh (Yes, I never do any homework for this trip this round.) so I miss eating the Bean sprout and the chicken rice where the driver could take us there.

Our journey to Genting H is more interesting & definitely shorter than we travelled to Cameron H. But unbearable. All of us feel like vomiting as the driver drove our way down the slope.

When the car stopped for our toilet break, we noticed this waterfall which some of us came down to take photo. But Yvette missed it because she was in her slumber.

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When we reached the bottom of Genting H., we decided to take the cable car up the mountain. Unfortunately, my mum who didn’t inform was feeling really upset when we were taking this ride up. (Miscommunication!)

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Yvette was having fun!

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I am sure most of us know to check in to the Hotel First World in Genting takes a lot of time. We are lucky to have our driver to check in for all of us and we headed for lunch instead of waiting to be check-in.

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This was the most expensive meal we ever had. It cost us more than RM200 and my sister was the one footing the meal. –.-!

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4D3N Cameron H. & Genting H. Day 2 – Time for Some Spa & Dinner

Period of Travel: 31st March to 3rd Apr 2010

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It was still early for dinner after we finish all the farms & valley we wanted to visit. So we decided to have some Foot Reflexology & Body Massage to relax our body and our leg.

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The price for the service is reasonable but then again I have forgotten how much we have paid for it. (Haha.. yeah I know I take too long to update my trip!)

All of us enjoy the service except for D. He didn’t want so he is the one look after Yvette while we enjoy. Fortunately, Yvette was too tired to roam around anymore and wanted to be nursed. Soon she actually dozed off. And D get to rest on the sofa while waiting for us.

As we stay there for about 2 over hours and this timing is just nice for dinner. I can’t remember how much we paid for this meal but it was cheapest among all. (Think is around RM100 to RM120.)

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And while everyone is busying eating, Yvette had quickly finished her meal and started to roam around. And she also started to read alphabets on the ice cream box.

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After dinner we continued to indulged ourselves with snacks and durian in the hotel!!!

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4D3N Cameron H. & Genting H. Day 2 – Cactus Valley & Strawberry Farm

Period of Travel: 31st March to 3rd Apr 2010

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The driver took brought us to Cactus Valley after our lunch. We have to pay  entrance fee to enter this Valley which I have forgotten how much is it.

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This is the overview of the valley.

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We saw lot of lot of cactus in many shapes and size. And many I have not seen them in real life before. And some with flower.

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And this cactus in the middle is already 70 years old.

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There is a big cactus statue in the valley and we took a nice family photos with it using our own tripod. Our Yvette was having fun with my niece sunglasses after the shooting.

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And beside Cactus, we found some nice and weird flowers in this valley too.

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We walked to Strawberry Farm that is one stone away from this valley.

This farm not only grows strawberry, they have organic vegetable too. Really tempted to buy some back to eat in he hotel. They look so fresh!

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The vegetable is not expensive but the strawberry is. The cost of strawberry cost us RM20 for half a kg and RM40 for one kg. But still, we still pay for it because we never pluck strawberry for our entire life before.

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Yvette sure have fun plucking her favourite fruit off the pot.  Yvette also have fun on the Kiddy rides and playing some games at the backyard of this Farm. How serious she was when playing the game? And she was really happy to get ride after ride. (It only cost us RM0.50 for a ride.)

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To be continued…

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