Hello!! Here’s me again with another travel summary! Wow I feel like I haven’t blog for a very long time… I have been pretty busy this 2 months. Not complaining at all. I am super super grateful for all the opportunities. 🙂
So before everything else, here’s the travel video for you!
This is my first family trip and it was so fun even though we lived like pigs everyday! It is the first time Simon brought his parents overseas and I can see that they were very happy. I would be too, if I have a kid next time and he does the same thing for me.
I met his relatives before, a few years ago when the cousins were still so young and small. Now they are all grown ups and looking so matured. Janelle is a makeup artist at MAC and she is so good at her job. They have really strong Aussie accent and I think if we stayed there longer we would too.
As it was a trip with the parents, we thought it will just be a follow our parents around kind of trip so we didn’t research anything at all. We ended up doing our research the first day in Perth because his uncle thought that it’s better for us adults to explore Perth on our own. LOL! Damn GG.
We didn’t go to Margaret River. I know I know, everyone say it is a must go. Next time we will go!
We scoot to Perth and the total fare was about $1700. Actually the fare can be lower, I couldn’t wait anymore so I just asked Simon to book immediately. 😡
Our flight was at 12pm + and we landed at about 6pm. There is no time difference between Singapore and Perth.
Uncle James picked us up at the airport and we went straight to his place. We are really blessed. San Yi prepared breakfast and dinner for us everyday. We wake up to smoothies and coffee waiting for us and always have wine and tea to go along with our dinner.
The next day, Uncle James drove us to Bassendean station and we took the train to Fremantle. This is a summary post so I only post some of the photos I have, remember to return to see the other photos. ^^
Our first stop was to Fremantle Prison. The price was on the higher side but I thought it would be fun to visit. But the tour was about 1hr plus and we still have to wait for the next round so we decided to skip this and went to the market straight.
Simon and I was like should we try Japanese food in Perth. We tried ramen in Melbourne and it was not a good experience hence we assumed that this won’t be good too. But my lecturer told me that the jap food was surprisingly not bad. If any of you are going Perth soon, go try this and let me know?
Perth is a really chill place. We don’t need to rush and we just take our own sweet time everyday. We decided to roam around and happen to spot this field with my favourite trees. We continue walking and then decided to take the ferris wheel. More on that next time but it was fun although short!
This is from Cicerello. We actually prefer the fish at Kaili’s.
Then we walked to Megabes Products to find tshirts for Sebas and Ivy. I remembered Ivy told me she love tshirts with country names printed on them.
We went Kings Park with our parents and Uncle James.
After the walk, we went to Annalakshmi Restaurant at Barracks Square for indian food. It is buffet style but all vegetarian food. The concept is you eat what you want and pay what you feel. It’s a non profit institution basically. Even though the food choices are limited, it tasted pretty good. And anything for a good cause is worth visiting.
then we end our day with a carrot cake at Dome Cafe before going back Sanyi’s house for dinner!
We also visited the Margaret River Chocolate Company where we tried so many chocolates until I got ulcers. Chilli chocolate tastes really funny.
It was already raining but we decided to go Caversham wildlife park. Honestly we already don’t know what to do. LOL.
But the scenery outside is so beautiful so it’s not a wasted trip afterall.
Day 5 –
I never tried the other items on the menu but I highly recommend the lamb pie and fries with gravy! SO GOOD I tell you. I think I can eat 3 myself.
I wanted to try the coffee only but Simon ordered the cake too. If I’m not wrong, it’s flourless chocolate cake.
then to Hillary Boat Harbour, and bought the super delicious honey cake.
http://www.thehoneycake.com.au/visit-our-shop/ if you go perth you must buy. It’s so good believe me!
Our late lunch was at D’Big mama at Coventry Village.
I honestly eat alot during this trip. Simon gained like 3-5kgs?
The university is so beautiful. How I wish I was studying there.
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And we went back to San Yi house to eat duck meat and nachos before packing up and to the airport.
And that’s all for today. Anyway people I have decided to cut down on my travels to 2-3 times a year. I have been spending my extras on my travels and I realized the amount of money I could save if I could just practice a little bit of self control. What would I do if I don’t have the extras anymore right? I can travel anytime I want after I retire. So now my priority now is to save and retire early.
And in the meantime look forward to my Japan trip in November!! yay!!!
Till the next time people! 😀
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