HERE ARE VIDEOS FROM THE PAST SIX DAYS OF ROADTRIP. For your perusal and entertainment. I hope they entertain you as much as they have entertained me.
Walking down HOLLYWOOD, BABY!
Home videos: LOST IN UCSD.
La Jolla Beach: Seagulls take flight! It would’ve been a magnificent moment if Shamil was not whining about having them shit on us.
Uber cute kids at the aquarium.. okay yes stalker-paedo tendencies came out.
At the San Diego Zoo carpark. SHAMIL STRUGGLES TO PARK THE CAR.
And this has to be the highlight of everything. SHAMIL FALLING OFF THE SKATEBOARD OUTSIDE WALMART. AHAHAHAHA.
Of course, coming to San Diego we HAD to go see its WORLD FAMOUS ZOO. So we spent the WHOLE of Tuesday at the zoo omged I nearly died I was SO TIRED by the end of it. But Shamil and I concluded that the Singapore Zoo is comparable :) Maybe not in terms of diversity of wildlife (hurhur), but other than that, the Singapore Zoo is pretty awesome as well. HA we are such patriots.
We saw like 128102393 billion animals in one day. That is WAY too many.
Of course we mainly went for Jarvis so he could see an elephant. The boy has never seen an elephant IN HIS LIFE. GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME. Side note: I LOVE ELEPHANTS <33 They are such kind and honest looking creatures.
The animal that fascinated me the most that day was THE MONKEY. Or monkeys. It was so scary watching them cos they looked soooooo human like. Hoho and the last animal we saw were the BONOBOS, which apparently were monkeys which had sex all day long – but when we got there, we saw something even GROSSER. Omged I couldn’t even chew my gum. They were eating their own FAECES. OMGED. TOTALLAYE RIDONKULOUS ANIMALS CAN.
Ahahaha this is funny. Each of us and our national animal. The NZlander and his Kiwi, Jackie is psuedo-australian with her Koala bear, Shamil and I are trueblue lion city dwellers and believe it or not, England’s national animal is the lion too. WHUUUUUT.
We were EXHAUSTED by the end. Hoho.
Dinner was a highlight – we had an ORIENTAL ALLYOUCANEAT BUFFET which had every single oriental AND non-oriental kind of food in the world. We all felt pretty sick after that. That was also the night that Shamil and I witnessed the backstroking driverseat woman and I laughed like I never laughed before SO NOT FUNNY but then again it was THE FUNNIEST THING IVE SEEN IN MA LIFE I cannot get over it AHAHHAAHAHA.
Later on that night I got persuaded into going to the ALLAMERIKAN BAR with Jarvis and Shamil. And it was truly ALL AMERIKAN. Like those bars that you see in movies hoho.
And this was the night that I got free chocolate and later on fell asleep in the bar..which led to Jackie calling me a loser. MY ROOMMATE HATES ME!!!!!! Ahahahahaha.
We came back to the room at about 2am and the two of them were already sleeping and to our horror there was a PYRAMID OF BEER CANS on the table mytian.
Ahahaha then we woke them up and thus started the EPIC night of madness. SO FUN. I didn’t want to let anyone sleep cos I kept saying its the last night we were all gona be together for Spring Break and so IT WILL BE THE END OF AN ERA if someone sleeps!! And so we stayed up talking nonsense and went one round playing FIRST IMPRESSIONS hahaha I cannot take this. Everyone thought Yong had a Korean pop star thing going on. SO funny. And we talked about how we were speculating what kinda person Jarvis would be like before he came. Scary britishman who eats cake on his bed. AHAHA.
The night went on and on until Jarvis fell asleep SPOILSPORT (END OF AN ERA CAN) and JACKIE very championly took up the other spot on his bed which left Yong and I WITH SHAMIL THE SNORER OMGED. I cannot believe we survived. (Actually the scarier thing was that when we woke up the next morning Jackie didn’t remember anything MYGOSH see la pyramid of beer somemore).
YOU SEE, every single night Shamil has to put on this NOSE THING for snoring and spray this ANTI-SNORE thing (DOUBLE PROTECTION HAHA) so that he doesnt KILL all of us with his snoring. Which has to be described as a FULL ON TRAIN COMING RIGHT AT YOU TO KILL YOU, HARDCORE. The snoring is too intense. And even when he does precautionary measures it doesn’t always work, so we always wake up in the middle of the night either 1. shouting SHAMIL!! WAKEUP or 2. tempted to throw something at him like the comfort bear or 3. swearing in our sleep. Okay not me, but the rest of them. Ahahahahaha.
That night HE SNORED LIKE NEVER BEFORE omatian. And it was worse because usually he sleeps on the other side of the room but now he was RIGHT next to us so it was SURROUND SOUND SPEAKERS IN YOUR EARS. And I know TWICE I woke up and whacked him and once Jarvis shouted at him like SHAMIL! WAKE UP AND SLEEP ON YOUR SIDE!!!!! AHAHAHAHA SO FUNNY.
The morning after. Please look at Jackie and Yong’s pride and joy of A BEER CAN PYRAMID. Aiyoma.
We checked out and went to WALMART (YAY!!!) and did some shopping. When I emerged, the boys had SKATEBOARDS in their hands and I was like omgosh you have to be kidding me. Cos they’ve been talking about getting a skateboard since like JANUARY and Jackie and I were always like, they’re never going to get it.. but now Walmart provided them the opportunity to fulfill their dreams at a rather low cost. Ahahaha so they were skating around the carpark and SHAMIL FELL OFF I HAVE A VIDEO HAHA.
That kinda marked the end of the first leg of the trip. Six days, with the five of us all together. After which Shamil and Jarvis dropped the three of us at LAX to catch our flight to NYC. Second leg coming up! Four days on the east side! WHEW. I cannot believe I am so efficient.
Hoho so after the beach, we decided to go the BIRSCH AQUARIUM. Because we are civilized creatures. However to our dismay we discovered it was closed already so we went into the gift shop.. and somehow managed to wander into the entrance of the aquarium and so we got in free. HAHAHAHA. But we stayed for only about half an hour cos we got chased out just as I was about to do my anchorwoman debut on this newscaster game thing. SO SAD :(
There were a bunch of kids taking photos and they were shouting CHEESE in spanish so they were all like PESO!!!!! in their high pitched little voices. SO CUTE. I took a video. HAHA.
Okay after which we made our way to SEAPORT Village which was this very nice quaint little touristy village place by the sea. Just as we were about to enter, this man with the carriage approached us and asked us if we wanted to ride for a CHEAP price. And Jarvis was like, will you give it cheaper if I can guess where you’re from and HOHO he guessed DUBLIN in IRELAND and he got it right so we paid like only 30USD for the ride amongst the four of us.
I. WAS. ECSTATIC.
PLEASE LOOK AT THE CARRIAGE NOW.
OHMYTIAN!!!!! HOW ABOUT I ALWAYS WANTED TO RIDE IN ONE OF THOSE THINGS BUT ITS ONE OF THOSE THINGS THAT IS TOO EXHORBITANT TO WASTE MONEY ON AND YOU FEEL SO STUPID AND CHILDISH WASTING MONEY BUT DEEP INSIDE YOU REALLY WANT TO RIDE IN IT AND FEEL LIKE A PRINCESS AND THIS ONE WASN’T JUST AN ORDINARY HORSE CARRIAGE, IT WAS A CINDERELLA PUMPKIN CARRIAGE!!!!! *hyperventilates and dies*
I was seriously. SO HAPPY. You cannot imagine. And in my head I was like gosh this is one of the things I want to do before I die and I’ve done it!! One off the bucket list!! Ahhh so awesome :) So happy srsly. And while we were riding around people and kids kept staring at us JEALOUSLY (MWAHAHA) and we felt like celebrities WAVING and stuff hahaha. One of the major highlights of the trip :D
After the lifechanging ride, we had fish&chips by the sea and waited for the sunset :)
I love sunsets at beaches. I’ve seen a few now, and they take my breath away every time.
Jackie and I used the SAUNA in the hotel that night HAHA. While we were burning ourselves, we talked about everything in the world and finally jinxed certain events that ensued later on national level. Ahahahaha.
SAN DIEGO is an awesome place. UCSD was my second choice, and I think I would’ve been happy to go there. But of course, I am biased and I love Berkeley so much more – the UCSD campus is HUGE and so spread out so it felt more like a huge institution that a campus. But it is beautiful nonetheless. And we ALL GOT UCSD shirts like the posers we are. AHAHA.
They have a SPACESHIP LIBRARY. Which from behind looks like the set out of Star Wars or Starship Troopers or something. The campus ground is GINORMOUS! We had lunch at some food court place and it felt like a cinema shopping centre. Hoho.
After which we spent a really long time trying to find how to get to LA JOLLA BEACH. Hahaha Jarvis nearly went MAD cos it was so near yet so far and the map we had didn’t really have details. And this was where Shamil made his fatal “if this is east.. this is west” joke HAHAHAHA gosh that was hilarious. Oh and I found out that I’ve been singing QUE SERA SERA wrongly all my life. Aha.
BUT WE FINALLY GOT THERE. AND TWAS WORTH IT :)
THIS IS THE REAL CALIFORNIA THAT EVERYONE KNOWS THROUGH THE TEEVEE. With the sun, sand and beachhh. So beautiful, srsly.
And after emo-ing along the beach, what else is there to do but JUMPING PHOTOS. HOHOHOHO TARNIA YEO I THOUGHT OF YEW :)
Okay not very successful but still. We jumped our asses off and were so tired and Shamil was covered in sand omged ew hahahahhaa.
FOLLOWING WHICH, WHAT ELSE IS THERE TO DO AT A BEACH BUT TO BUILD A SANDCASTLE! Uh okay it wasnt a sandcastle but it was a pyramid castle.
Awww so sweet look at Shamil and Jarvis channelling some roommate cooperation in the engineering process. Ahahahaha. Our finished product is rather stellar.
And the following photos are of top quality because they are taken by the best photographer in the business and that would be me. I AM SKILLZzz.
As you can see, Jarvis suffered quite a bit of full-faced sand falls VOLUNTARILY just for a good photo. That, my friends, is commitment to quality. Ahahahaha. This was probably the funnest part of the beach trip haha taking photos of these two RETARDS doing goodness knows what and suggesting all sorts of stupid ways to get a good photo and they just did it without question. AHAHAHA. But I must say they turned out pretty darn good.
THE DAY WAS NOT OVER. WE DID MORE EXCITING THINGS. IT WAS A FUN FILLED PACKED DAY INDEED.
But more updates tonight. Because humans needs rest.