Saturday, August 31, 2013

Bangkok Shooting Range/ Snack Bar/ Moka

Bangkok Shooting Range

We shared package set 4 (~SGD240)
25 bullets each for .38mm pistol, .45mm pistol, 9mm pistol, and .22mm rifle
10 bullets for Benelli M3 shotgun


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.38mm pistol

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.22 rifle. We liked this the least - didn't feel like we were firing live.

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Benelli M3 shotgun. The recoil was SO FREAKIN POWERFUL. Sean went first so I could see how strong the recoil would be and mentally prepare myself for it. His right shoulder was bruised by this haha. Mine was just slightly bruised because I didn't dare to tuck it too snugly.

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My whole body was pushed backwards by the recoil haha the guy had to support the rifle for me.

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Look what happened to my earmuffs too hahaha.


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Not bad whatttt.... hahahaha. In terms of grouping I obviously did worse BUT if the targets were actual people, my enemy would probably die before his because I shot the chest area more hehe.

I thought I would never have the chance to fire a rifle again after my NCC days with the M16. I'm so glad that he planned this for us, because I don't think it would have crossed my mind. It was very short lived though... everything was over in a blink of an eye, but we really had fun. :)

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Snack Bar

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That's the owner! He's Canadian, and he's really friendly!

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The awesome poutine that we came here for: with bacon and fried chicken.

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Moka Coffee & Gallery

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Grande Centre Point Hotel Ratchadamri

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Our Grand Deluxe room:
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The bed was so huge and comfy!

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The kitchenette, fully equipped with a fridge, a microwave oven, a toaster, a coffee/tea maker, utensils, a stove, a dining area, and even a washing machine + dryer!

I did laundry for the first time in my life. I was struggling without Sean's help because I wanted to prove that I could do it. Inexperienced and overambitious haha. I think the clothes took about 2++ hours to be washed - I had to do it twice because I didn't put in sufficient amount of washing powder the first time. Drying itself took another 2++ hours because I set the timer to 10 minutes thinking it was enough. Realised they weren't dry yet, and I set it to another 10 minutes... haha what a failure. Completely overestimated its efficiency. He came to my rescue eventually.

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Ironing facilities which I was pleasantly surprised to have found, because wearing crumpled apparels stuffed in your luggage is not pleasing to the eyes.

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Our view! Our room was at the 25th floor. The hotel goes all the way up to the 50th floor, I think.


I had been to Bangkok twice previously without my family, and accommodations for both occasions were really really cheap, because we wanted to spend more on food and shopping. The rooms were alright, but of course, small, without a view, and not as fancy. Facilities were severely limited.

This time, we payed much more for our accommodation because Sean insisted. He likes to be able to go back to a nice, clean, big, and comfortable place at the end of the day when he travels. He also said that he wanted to us to have something that we don't usually get back home. :')

I never noticed the significance of room quality until this vacation, because I used to think that we don't spend much time in it anyway - it is simply used for a few nights' rest. This trip made me realise how going back to a nice (my vocab is lacking) room ends the day really well, and how waking up to it sets the day right.

This hotel also has a Functions floor, which includes the gym, swimming pool, home movie theatre, kids room and some other stuff. We rented DVDs to watch back in our room on some nights.

Ahhh I really fell in love with our hotel for exceeding our expectations. Definitely will consider it again if we go back to Bangkok. :)

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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BACK FROM BANGKOK! :D


It's (hopefully) the last first day of school for me. I need to pass UGC -___- but anyway, at least it's encouraging that S and I are in the same class. :) I'm really glad.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Color Run!

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The first color was pink! There was so much powder everywhere I felt like I was choking?! Hahaha but everyone was most excited about the first colour because, well, it was the first.

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There was like a post run party kind of thing and it reminded me so much of Zoukout! Still contemplating on this year's...

Back in the room:
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My backview looked like I just walked out of a murder scene.

S didn't take part, but he booked a room so that it would be more convenient for all of us to put our belongings and wash up after the run. How sweet ^__^

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I rubbed some red on his face hahaha.

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Dinner/supper.


Was I a little apprehensive about it initially? Yes. But am I happy that I signed up for it? Yes. Was I excited when I got there? Yes. Was it fun? Yes. Was it a good experience? Yes. Will I take part again? No.