31/08/2008

day 460

End of August. Such a great month for me, always.

This is one of those gorgeous world globes we admired from a shop in Christchurch.

30/08/2008

day 459

Back to normal Saturday:
dragon boating and Hotel Harbin.

Fresh dumpling from Hotel Harbin,
for the 15th month of the blog.

29/08/2008

day 458

Cl's 40.5 birthday BBQ today.
A great nite!

A young Māori, Christchurch.

28/08/2008

day 457

Grand holiday indeed. Thanks to starry for being with me ALL the time. You are a big star!

A rare kiwi, Christchurch.

27/08/2008

day 456


Day 13 - Day 14: Christchurch - Sydney - Singapore.
Pic was taken by Dec above New Zealand, approaching The Ditch.

26/08/2008

day 455



Day 12: Holiday almost off, shifted to Christchurch today.


Lunch at Sticky Fingers, wandering around under the drizzle, Māori show, kiwi bird, Irish songs at The Bog, ended up admiring those gorgeous world globes.

From Canterbury Provincial Building.

25/08/2008

day 454



Day 11: The last day skiing, was in Cardrona - spent the whole day in clouds. Pretty good run though.



Me and Dec's - on our 21st month.

24/08/2008

day 453




More fun skiing in The Remarkables.
Day 10: Happy Birthday to me!!


Pic of gorgeous day back in Coronet Peak.

23/08/2008

day 452




Day 9: Finally, skiing in The Remarkables!


A signage not to feed Kea,
a bird with legendary intelligence and curiousity.

22/08/2008

day 451




Day 8: Spent the morning trying to reach the cloudy Remarkables - ended up at Coronet Peak.

Turned up to be a bright lovely afternoon, have fun skiing!



A corner from where we stay.
Ps.: Happy birthday note for my sis!

21/08/2008

day 450



Day 7: A break from skiing, had a day trip to magnificent Milford Sound. Gorgeous sight, cormorant, seals, dolphins..

20/08/2008

day 449



Day 6: Still skiing, still in Coronet Peak, enjoying myself to the bits! Proudly say that I managed a run along M1 blue trail from the Meadows Chair..
Freaky tree in Queenstown - said to be some sort of Redwood.

19/08/2008

day 448




Day 5: Second day skiing, still in Coronet Peak, with numbers of heights phobia attacks, countless gracious falls, including spastic crawling downhill and 'slow' signage accident :)

Vudu Cafe, my favorite dinner place in Queenstown

18/08/2008

day 447



Day 4: Coronet Peak - my first day, ever, skiing..
Pic was taken on the way to Coronet Peak that day.

17/08/2008

day 446





Day 3: Cathing up sleeping, exploring Queenstown, jet boating at Shotover River Canyon, Bob's Peak gondola, and wandering Queenstown again..



Queenstown, capital of crazy mad things - so many things to do..!

16/08/2008

day 445



Day 2: Arrived in Queenstown, started with Little Lamby from Fergburger.


View from Bob's Peak: Queenstown, lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables and its Double Cone peak.

15/08/2008

day 444



Off for holiday. Will catch up when I am back.
Wooohooooooo!!!

After hectic working day 'till the last minute.. finally start the holiday.
Day 1 - Day 2: Singapore - Sydney - Christchurch - Queenstown.

Pic was taken somewhere between Christchurch and Queenstown.

14/08/2008

day 443

Still busy before off for holiday.
CBD Singapore.

13/08/2008

day 442

Busy busy..
From the temple nearby the office.

12/08/2008

day 441

One of the first pictures taken with Ev's D40.

11/08/2008

day 440

Another from Punggol,
not the family member though.

10/08/2008

day 439

Introducing Tabs,
the newest member of Punggol family.

09/08/2008

day 438

Happy 43th birthday Singapore!

An HDB flat somewhere in Cambridge Rd.

08/08/2008

day 437

1.Ev lends her D40
2.A week from now!!!
3.Punggol house-sitting again
4.Meet up with Mr. Il and Ms. Cyn
5.Beijing Olympic kicks off

Woohooooooo!

07/08/2008

day 436

Meet another Sara after work.

Behind the scene.
From The Fringe, Edinburgh.

06/08/2008

day 435

Lighting props for the F1 with Esplanade in the background,
taken yesterday.

05/08/2008

day 434

Under Esplanade Drive, taken today on the way to watch The Cripple of the Inishmaan performed by the Ballyduff Drama Group.

That's THE Irish accent! :)

04/08/2008

day 433

Can't wait to go skiing!!!
Somewhere along Haji Lane.

03/08/2008

day 432

Beauty sleep, Durty Nelly's brunch, KM8 Sentosa for running (again) and lazying, Brotzeit, and zzzz...

Pic of our brunch.

02/08/2008

day 431

Running, paddling, 'Hotel Harbin', great dancing night ('till dawn) with Widy..

Tsingtao beer from 'Hotel Harbin', whose real name is Dong Bei Authentic Chisine :)

01/08/2008

day 430

Another Friday, another Penny Black, another August, another great time!

Traditional Chinese tidbits, Chinatown.