Get me out of here.

2:21 AM

I just got back from Bintan last night. But I couldn't pull myself together to blog cause I was sea sick.
It's kinda weird because I wasn't suffering from it throughout the whole duration of my trip, but only a couple of hours after my arrival back at Singapore. So yeah I got seasick while on land. Which is well, weird. And I never once suffered from motion sickness or anything like that... I feel like a weakling to succumb to such an illness. It's nothing severe, but it feels a little like I'm suffering from vertigo.
My parents said it was probably because I travelled on boats a lot, and yeah I guess that's it cause throughout the past three days, I really boated around a couple of times. I hope this illness quickly tides over.

Anyway, the terrible things aside, I had the time of my life while I was at Bintan with my boy and his family! If you're wondering whether I fear the awkwardness, well duh. Who wouldn't when it comes to travelling with someone else's parents (and your boyfriend's at that).

But no fear was gonna stop me from travelling. Nu-uh. It was far too good an opportunity to give up. It turned out to be a blast, and I'm so thankful for how fearless and semi thick-skinned I am to have accepted the invitation. It was sooooo worth it. And I got to know his family better too.


Well, here's my 3D2N Bintan trip through my iPhone!

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1. Taken while on ferry to Bintan  //  2. Mini van ride to Bintan Spa Villa  //  3. Day 1's ootd  //  4. Dress details  //  5. Greeted with a low tide on the first afternoon  //  6. Massage house which we went to after the long travel


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1. Relaxing by the beach with the lovely sea breeze  //  2. I love coconut  //  3. Jacuzzi spot with no jacuzzi in picture cause I think my silhouette's cooler  //  4. Day 2's breakfast buffet  //  5. Sea port of Tanjong Penang far away from Bintan Spa Villa  //  6. While on the boat to tour another island


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1. The other sea port which we disembarked at  //  2. The lane which I thought deserved a photo  //  3. Temple visiting  //  4. The twin kittens that followed us the whole temple trip  //  5. Road to Kampung area  //  6. Brandon leading the way


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1. Back of the Kampung houses  //  2. Trees growing on top of a temple  //  3. The 325 year-old temple which royalty once resided in  //  4. More Kampung houses on stilts  //  5. Old windows with an old man smoking inside  //  6. The corridor of one of those houses


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1. Picture taken by uncle Tan before we went back to Tanjong Penang  //  2. Boat's view of houses along the sea port  //  3. Streets of Tanjong Penang  //  4. Stray cat sleeping beneath the wheels of the car we're traveling in (it would have died if the car moved forward)  //  5. Virgin try - chill crab for dinner  //  6. Twilight back at Bintan Spa Villa


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1. Rising tide  //  2. From the view of our room's balcony at the break of dawn on Day 3  //  3. Waiting for sunrise from 5.45AM local time  //  4. Sunrise  //  5.  Pretty lamp  //  6. My fat feet against the sand


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1. Getting on the speedboat at 8AM  //  2. Ready for White Sands Island  //  3. Boat's view of the sea view villa  //  4. My excited self with my not-so-excited face  //  5. Frowning Brandon with his thick eyebrows  //  6.  White Sands Island and its white sand


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1. Getting ready for a dip in the crystal clear waters  //  2. Another view of the beach  //  3. Clean soft sand  //  4. Day 3's ootd at the beach  //  5. Picture which I forced Brandon into  //  6. I sell seashells on White Sand's seashore


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Panorama shots.

I brought my polaroid and superheadz camera too but I shall upload the other photos together some other time (maybe) once I've got the films processed.
I dipped into crystal clear waters, ate chili crab, went around Kampung houses on stilts and much much more for the very first time in the 17 years I have lived so far. That's a couple of things ticked off my bucket list! Not that I had an exhaustive list to begin with but, it's always been on the back of my mind.
But I so miss the food there because its spiciness is just damn shiok la and I need more of it. Undoubtedly, I ate a lot during this trip and didn't watch my diet at all so I've probably gotten fatter. Time to get back into shape again huh.

I can't wait to travel again during my next semester break in February. Hopefully, I'll get to go Japan this time because I've been dying to since 2 years ago and I still haven't got the chance to.


Travels aside, I just got a haircut today. I didn't get a new fancy style or anything, just chopped off a good three inches of my too-long hair and trimmed my fringe. I think I might have regretted my decision a little cause it feels a little too short now argh.

Damn hair can you pls pls pls grow like an inch longer by Christmas?

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