Was back in hometown for the time being (until Sunday).
I was lazing around, hibernating the whole afternoon, and was surprise that my dad actually wanted to go to the PC Fair.
" You want to go PC Fair for what?" i asked.
"Buy PC stuff lah..." he replied.
The Ipoh PIKOM PC Fair is being held at Indoor Arena, Stadium Indera Mulia.
It has been almost erm...5 years since i last stepped here.
As usual, PC Fairs are like warzones.
The front liners will be the telco GIANTS: Streamyx, Celcom, DiGi and Maxis.
Once the promoters detect anyone within the radius of the entrance, they'll swarm over to you to promote their latest broadband package.
Very efficient, but a little scary. I feel very bad to disappoint these young promoters that i'm using Streamyx despite how much i hated Steamyx's services.
Y'know, Love Hate Relationship usually lasts longer. So i'm keeping my affection to Streamyx the way it is now.
Mom stepped in and told me, "OH PC fair is pasar malam like that lah!". Then she said " Aiyor, so many people i pening lah"
-.-" Luckily she didnt mention she wanted to visit the KL version of PC Fair. wahaha.. confirm gotta call ambulance coz she will pengsan there!
The PC Fair in Ipoh, is rather small scale. Mostly promoting accessories, antivirus etc. None of the electronic Giants were there. I don't see the HUGE LG, Samsung, Acer, Toshiba, Asus etc etc booths.. Without the electronic Giants, we can expect less beautiful PC Fair Chicks.. (Actually there's none).
So we left for home after i negotiated a monitor for parents and RedButtockz Wern.
But, the computer doesnt match the new monitor =.=
It was a Thursday evening... & tomorrow is an official Public Holiday for Selangor..
Nothing can ever go wrong with a perfect day like this!
I got myself a handsome driver to fetch me to Buka Puasa Dinner with other bloggers. It was fantastic! Finally found someone to drive me while i get some sunset shots that i always had wanted to snap while driving (but its too dangerous!).
The Ramadhan Buffet is like a full scale BAZAAR!!!! I was astonished to see the crowd & the varieties of food there! Well, this time i'm not blogging about the food. I'll leave that to the experts. There are 4 food bloggers in the room. *proud* I'm so happy to meet people i've never met before.
A 20-year-old, thai-singaporean-malaysian-indonesian blogger. Funny and honest. =)
Then there's one of my idol in the blogging world- Moderator of Malaysia Asia: David Hogan Jr & Lilian. When i first started blogging, his blog was one of the first i visited. I was amazed to see how people would dedicate in writing blog post that is truly inspiring. I hope one day my blog would be an inspiration to the future generation too! *semangat*
While Edelina was the General Manager for Holiday Inn Subang. They were discussing on the functions of 4-square..Which, i haven't have one..(I'm outdated! T_T)
When i was little & innocent as it may be, one of my favourite book is The Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. To be frank, i have read all her (series) books, and i was deeply affected by her writings. Being born in Malaysia, we weren't exposed to the scenes that she wrote in the book.
Island, Mysteries, Sunken Treasures...There were times i wish those were true and i am a part of the adventures.
Until when i was in Langkawi, this is the first time i see a lighthouse.
This lighthouse is located on the opposite bank of the Petronas Quay. The roads were semi-open and you have to find your way in. Along the newly built road, you may find hordes of cows grazing on the green grass. Spectacular sight!
This Lighthouse did spook me a little. There were black cats lazing around the house. The cats seems like the guardian of the place (my perception). Local fishermen were there too! They tell us that the Lighthouse were closed, and there were kitten inside. The doors are locked and only God knows how did the kittens enter.
If you wish to visit this lighthouse, please beware of hornets. The hornets appear out of no where and the fishermen told us to becareful.
In short, it's a nice place to visit, with very calm scenery.
I was also happy to spot a black & white FernLeaf cow.
(hahaha..never see this kind of cow before)
No matter how fast the Earth spin and turn, Langkawi will still be one peaceful town.
Wooootzz..Here's another "MUST VISIT" attraction in Langkawi.
The Langkawi Cable Car!
The Oriental Village is free-entry but the main attraction is riding up the cable car to the top of the mountain and walk on the sky-bridge.
On the way up, we will be served with a spectacular, breathtaking view of the sea, the mountains and waterfall.
The mountains are quite steep. If you are afraid of heights, then hold tight!
When it's windy, the cable car will sway a little, giving more adrenalin rush.
Look how steep it is =)
Upon arriving at the 1st platform, took some couple pics with xeRoZ.
We can actually see the amazing skybridge from here.
Can't wait to get up there ^^
Went up there with 10 other guys...
It was really disappointing that:
1. The SKYBRIDGE IS CLOSED.
2. THE OTHER PLATFORM IS CLOSED TOO!
So we paid, went up there and snap some pics.
Luckily, the beautiful scenery did compensate some fun!
I'm pretty disgusted with the business ethics of our country. I feel scammed, cheated and totally disappointed. We paid RM11 for our trip up there. There were no signs or notice to tell us that the skybridge is closed. We weren't told that the platform is closed too!
I mean, whats the point of going up there?
The weather is fine, the maintenance notice written was that the bridge is closed on 19 August onwards. We went up on 15th August, so what's the reason for the bridge being closed?
Here's some view of the Oriental Village.
Quite pretty. Hope they'll maintain it properly.
Cable Car Entrance fee: RM11/pax
Please check whether the skybridge/platform etc is opened before going there.
Operating hours: 10-5pm. (as written on the board)
Visit this website for more info (but i doubt it's accurate, so call before you go)
Panorama Langkawi Sdn. Bhd. Cable Car Station, Oriental Village, Burau Bay, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, West Malaysia. Tel: 604-959 4225 Fax: 604-959 4121