Down Memory Lane in Kota KInabalu (15th-17th April 08 )
3 days and 2 nights is just nice to refresh my memories of 2 years in KK,sabah..my dad was transferred to KK,sabah when i was in form 4..i was skeptical at first,coz i’ve never been to sabah..all the negative thoughts came thru my mind..but i was really wrong..i enjoyed my stay there.different surroundings,different school,different accent…i was there for 2 years,before i went to PASUM for matrix..the only thing i treasured and missed most is my friends~
I knew lots of people..it was a mixed clan (malays,indians,chinese,kadazan)..The first person i knew was Wani..she came to me n sis & introduced herself..she was very friendly and nice..then,later..she introduced us to mon,jaja,dj and the others..i missed all of them.. Syazwan,Yazir,Mon,Wani,Ham,Jaja,Syazwan,Lina,Jeevaah,Meen,Zahrah,Aish,Van,Joan, Murni..and the others.
My first day
Arrived in KK around 12pm..as i havent been back here after i left sabah 6 yrs ago,i was amused with the development of KK town..lots of new buildings,new fly overs,new roads..i had lunch with my family at Waterfront..It was really nice,having a nice meal while facing the blue,wide sea..=)
Then,we went to Phillipine’s Market..it’s famous for souvenirs & pearls..at first, i didnt plan to buy anything..but in the end i purchased 3 bracelets for myself..and few for my best friends..rambang mata to choose the pearls..hehe..After nearly 45 mins there, my dad suggested that we should drive around KK..down memory lane~ So,we drove around likas..saw my old school..SM. All Saints Sabah..it brought lots of form 4-5 memories..then,i went to Kompleks Sukan area..i used to jog 5 km from my school to this area for netball training..hehe (no wonder im thin back then.) Then,went to Leang Court Condo..my family n i used to live here for 1 year plus..Since it is still early, i asked my parents to drop us at Warisan Square..the happening shopping complex in KK..how time changed KK..hehe..i didnt remember KK having this kind of shopping complex..it’s a good thing since there’s a lot of overseas tourists in KK..we walked back to hotel since it’s only less than 1 km away..The suite room entitled us to sunset cocktail for 2..my mom n I had some yummy delicacies while watching the sunset from 11th floor..so relaxing~
That night~we went out with Ham,E1,mon,ten & his two japanese friends for dinner at Jesselton Point.It was fun..we talked & laughed a lot..ten brought his 2 japanese girl friends..they can speak a lil bit malay..and ten can speak fluent japanese..it’s amusing! 6 years ago,this place was not so happening..and now,it has few futsals court..food court..Thanks e1 for being so generous blanje everyone..
We had supper at Coffee Bean in Damai..Ham blanje each of us Ice Blended..Borak3 til 12am..everybody has to go back early..Ham is working now..Mon,wa n i have to wake up early the next morning for our trip to Kundasang..
my 2nd day
Mon decided to join my family n I to Kundasang..we were there from morning til evening..it was tiring but fun! We went to Kinabalu Park, Mesilau Nature Resort,Kundasang Memorial & Perkasa Hotel..Take lots of pics of the beautiful sceneries..and i could feel that i breath fresh air~ Kundasang is similar to Cameron Highlands..but the best part is, It’s at the feet of Mount Kinabalu =)
Kundasang war Memorial was built for the australian & British Army who died here..It has beautiful gardens with different themes,.Australian Garden, English Garden,Borneo Garden, Italian..when i was there,i felt as if im not in sabah..as if im in overseas..hehe..Then,we had lunch at Perkasa Hotel..The food was nice & the scenery was fantastic..Make me feel very comfortable,relaxed,unwind..=)
3rd day (last day)
we had our breakfast at the hotel..yummy breakfast! then,we had early check out and head to Sutera Harbour Club & Resort..This club is where me n my family hangout during weekends..we would have lunch at the club house..or go bowling..or ping pong..hehe..The sweetest memory here was during mothers day! We had buffet lunch at the hotel restaurant..at the end of the night,the children were given 1 plain cake to decorate with colourful icings to give to their moms..Me n my sis took part too..hehe..The sutera Harbour also has nice sceneries..especially the view of yacths from the marina..it’s unique & different..
Then we went to Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) ..My dad used to be a Managing Director here..my parents met their friends n staffs for brunch..and me n sis met Taj..she’s so sweet..we talked a lot,til we didnt realized it’s nearly 1 and 1/2 hours..Then,it’s time to say goodbye..We went to Tanjung Aru Beach Before going to Airport..it’s been nice going to KK after 6 years~ i wish i could spend more time there..