As mentioned, I can’t seem to find any events massive enough to blog about. No outdoor parties and raves.
But I wont be in town to celebrate New Years Eve. I will be in Rai Leh, Krabi counting down amidst the hills and coconuts trees!
Thank god for Air Asia, I am able to skip the enduring long trip to Krabi. 2 years ago, my friends and I went thru a 7 hours bus ride, 2 hours of waiting at the immigration, 5 hours van ride and 45 minutes boat ride to Rai Leh, Krabi. Thank you Tony Fernandes!!
I will be back on the 1st of January. Updates will be minimal. Will be rock climbing, swimming and abalone peeping for 6 days!
Have a great new year and don’t drink and drive!
Related Link xes.cx – Rai Leh Krabi, Thailand 2006
I can’t seem to find any events massive enough to blog about. No outdoor parties and raves. I wonder what happened.
The only thing that seems to be worth mentioning is the New Years Eve countdown at Soho KL at Solaris, Mount Kiara. It starts from 3pm to 3am. DJs are unheard of and they have all sorts of performances. Japanese Anime also got. I wonder if they will get Doraemon to come.
Just as I thought that my raving days are over, Tay, ivN and I were at Cap Square listening to Cosmic Gate and Scott Alert. This is probably the first rave they have at Cap Square and I must say that this is a great spot. It’s quite spacious and the sound system was excellent. The only drawback that I could think of is their toilet. There were less than 10 portable toilets to cater more than a thousand people. We had to line up to use the toilet. While lining up, a girl was standing behind me. She pleaded to me to allow her to enter first. So being the gentleman, I gave her way. When it came to my turn…
Me: F****CKKKK FKKINGGG SMELLYYY LIKE SHIT!!!
Then when it came to ivN’s turn on the other portable toilet, he came out screaming.. “FKKKINNGGG SMELLY!! FUKKKKK WHO THE FKKKK SHITSSS IN RAVEESSS!! ”
Anyway, back to the music which I have very little knowledge, I was expecting Scott Alert dropping some real hardcore and dark Melbourne styled hard house. Unfortunately, it wasn’t up to my expectation.
Drinks including mineral water were priced at RM10 per cup. There were plenty of girls running around offering vodka shots at RM5. Then there were two people running around selling mineral water at RM5 per bottle. I think these people smuggled in mineral water to sell!
Strangely, beer was not sold in this rave.
We somehow managed to scale through some barricades and ended up backstage. We had a great view of the crowd.
At 1am, the crowd started pouring in and the place began to pack. We also somehow managed to enter the VIP area to escape the crowd. Fellow veteran shufflers Azmer, Johan and Jon were there! Great to see old faces again.
Cosmic Gate Opening Set – By the way, the guy who said “brought to you live from xes.cx” in the video is not me 😛
By 2am, age started to catch up. We took our leave and headed back home. It was a great night. Made me feel like 18 – 22 again!
While walking around Singapore city, we spotted one decorated post box. Unlike the normal white and blue postbox, this postbox has been decorated. On a bottom of the postbox, there’s a note stating “stamp.sg”.
“stamp.sg” is actually a website. In http://www.stamp.sg, I found out about the background of these decorated postboxes. There was some sort of competition whereby artists decorates postboxes in all sorts of ways.
According to stamp.sg website,
STAMP is a nation wide project that celebrates the city, city-life and you, the city-dweller. 40 city post-boxes have been selected for makeovers and await your magic touch! If you have an idea of a good post-box design, you might actually get to paint it onto a post-box and showcase your design to the rest of the country!
It’s kinda old news but please bear in mind that this entry was supposed to be posted a year ago!
If you want checkout the decorated postboxes, see their map on the stamp.sg website.
In Kuala Lumpur, You might not be able to see postboxes with such caliber .
You’ll probably see postboxes being decorated by local Ah-Longs (loan sharks), just like how they decorated the road sign below…
[Note: I ran out of things to post except for entries which I have prepared sometime back and forgotten to post it. Here’s an entry which was supposed to be posted on my trip to Singapore in 2007. 1 1/2 year late!]
Sentosa Island – sucks ass.
Vivocity is one huge shopping centre located in Harbour Front. One may also take the monorial from Vivocity toward Sentosa Island at SG$3 per day.
There’s park up on Vivocity!
We read that Malaysians get to enjoy half price for attractions in Sentosa Island. It’s a pretty good deal. When we asked one of the staff at the Monorial ticket counter,
A: How’s the attractions like? Worth it?
Staff: Ummm.. to be honest, I do not think it’s worth it. It’s quite boring.
Thanks to the honest staff, we saved RM56 by not taking up the promotion. 😀
It’s been ages since we visited that place. It changed dramatically. They are building a new casino in Sentosa Island. The sight isn’t pretty though, construction everywhere and dusty as well.
The beach is pretty crap as well. Although loads of girls were running around in bikini, the sea seems to be pretty polluted. Just before the horizon, we could see loads of ships roaming around.
Si Beh Dirty
Barely 2 hours in the island, we headed back to Vivocity