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My holiday post #2: Araluen and King’s Park

Had a nice sleep the night before… woke up at 8am… the one welcomed us is Princess Freda… forgot to thank her for her company this whole trip… she is soooooo cute.. keep moving and can’t sit still… lol…. I didn’t manage to capture her nice shot… the first snap was just nice.. 🙂

Princess Freda

>> She is a highly active Jack Russel doggie… and the gem of Stephanie and Michelle.. ^^

Oh ya! I forgot to post Perth’s City view… stitch it up with a panorama software… I don’t have photoshop ma *shy*

Perth city view

>> Paiseh ya.. the size is quite big… click for full size ya

Ok, back to my day… Stephanie brought us to Perth Chinatown… for a breakfast… the shop opened at 9.30am @_@ so late… we had our first dim sum in Perth 😀

Dim Sum

Dim sum 1

Salty squid

>> This special dish can be found in all dim sum restaurants in Australia.. we had another one in Adelaide.. will post it up in Adelaide post

Chicken leg

>> Stephanie didn’t like it…she said we were eating other “people’s” feet… lol… but the rest of us (Me, Missy, Michelle, etc)  love it *wink*…

Dim sum 3

It was a good day.. nice weather… with the sun… I love Australia’s sky.. the cloud was so nice 🙂


Stephanie drove around 1 hour to reach Araluen… a botanic garden where we can see tulips ^^ niceeee…. thanks mate!

AraluenMe with tulipstulipstulips 2Rivertulips 3Me & MissyMe & Stephanie


>> Stephanie asked me to post like that… she said she loved to take unaware pictures… lol…

Tulips 4Tulips 5

Missy & I

>> It is definitely SPRING! Sakura! wow!No need go to Japan already… but if got chance I still want to go Japan see their cherry blossom *wink*

SakuraMissy & I with the sakuraMissy & I

Inside the souvenir shop:

Me with chimney

>> I like this because it used real wood to burn… cool!

Tried out different shutter speed for the small waterfall in front of the souvenir shop… and the result was amazing

Araluen waterfall

>> I definitely love the 1/10 sec picture best 😀

More pictures to go:

FlowerSakura 2Flower 2Bell flowerMe & Missy 5

We stopped by a coffee shop for a drink… Stephanie had her cappuccino and I had a chai latte… there was a lot of people in the park as well…

Me @ Araluen coffee shopSetphanie cappucinoStephanie cappucino

Next we headed to King’s Park!

King's park monument

An unaware shot by Stephanie ^^:

Unaware me

Pictures in King’s park:

Me & Missy 6Me & missy 7Missy & I 8

Me lying down

>> The grass is really soft and green. I could smell the scent of freshly cut grass… felt great lying down… *wink* I can bring my books and read here… it would be a calm and enjoying day 🙂

Sky 2

>> See the blue blue sky…so warm… so calm…


The Federation walkway aka Treetop:

Federation walkway aka TreetopFederation walkway aka Treetop

Perth’s view from King’s Park:

View from King's Park
View from King's Park 2
View from King's park 3
>> Pardon my panorama view stitching skills ya… I’m using open source software .. so this is the best result I can get.. lol…do click the pictures for bigger size *smile*

Boab tree – Australia Aborigines’ tree:

Boad tree
>> Australia aborigines believed that by boiling the fruits of this tree, is the cure to gastric… hmm… this tree can be found in Australia’s desert

Phew… a long day…back home have a rest and wait for dinner…. chili mussels here we come!

We went to have Italian food @ Concas:

Concas Concas 2

The food Stephanie ordered:


Chili MusselsChili mussels

>> Chili mussels! Super hot but it tasted really nice.. yummy….Melisa, Michelle and Stephanie said it was too hot for them.. lol…. altho it was hot… but I liked it…see how big it was.. superb!

Beef + potato

Garlic bread

>> Garlic bread + chili mussels sauce are the perfect combination! Yummy….

Our milk shake… very thick.. yummy:

Milk shakes

This was the night we flew to Melbourne… we took a midnight flight… budget budget ma…. so all were midnight flights…

Thanks to the sweet Michelle for fetching us to Perth domestic airport.. she has to wake up at 4am the next day @_@… thanks to the wonderful Stephanie for accompanying us there…

Melbourne here we come!

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1 SY { 09.26.09 at 8:16 PM }

Freda..miss her a lot! Haha.

2 hayley { 09.28.09 at 10:39 AM }

the scenery is really breath taking!
and the tulips is very nice!

3 Teh { 09.28.09 at 11:12 PM }

Fuiyoh, sweet girls , beautiful sky , nice scenery and appetizing food … thumbs up 😉

4 ~ ivy ~ { 09.29.09 at 9:16 AM }

@SY Yes… miss princess Freda already >.< @hayley hehe...those tulips are really niceeeeee @Teh Thanks 😀

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