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December 29, 2009

Alamanda Putrajaya Part 1 – Check out my battle scars!

When I first heard of Alamanda Putrajaya a few years ago, I brushed it off as a boring place, without even paying it a visit. Last week, I was forced to eat my words, after a day trip with a group of bloggers.
The day started with breakfast at Ipoh Old Town — good timing, as I was getting grumpy without my morning coffee. We were treated to nasi lemak, kaya toast and a choice of white coffee or tea. While some people dug into their plates of nasi lemak, others (like myself) started camwhoring.

Pic credit: Chris Tock

Pic credit: Chris Tock

Pic credit: Evo

We made a quick stop at Quiksilver, since we were told we get a 70% discount on their items. Turned out, the 70% discount was only applicable for the guys, so Josh went on a spending spree — maybe he also grows money on trees. Muahahaha…Then, off we went to Putrajaya Challenge Park for rock climbing. I told them I WOULD NOT rock climb, as I didn’t want to bruise or hurt myself. But everyone kept persuading me to give it try. I gave in….

Finally, the top!


And got THIS in return.

Battle scars!

I wanted to say, “Don’t ever rock-climb, ever!”, but truth be told, it was fun! And the liberating feeling when you get to the top (OK fine, I didn’t have to climb very high, but it’s still an achievement for me) is addictive.

We were done by 1.30pm — I was so hungry, I almost ate Rebecca in the bus. Lunch was at Pullman Hotel. The landscaping is amazing, and each part of the hotel has a different theme.

Thank you Pullman Hotel for lunch! *BURP*

Part 2 coming up soon. Stay tuned!

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14 Responses

  1. Lisa

    Ouch! That bruise looks painful. Never tried rock-climbing before. For a first-timer like you, I must say you did great girl. I think I would have given up after the 1st step! LOL

  2. Lisa

    Oh hope you had a wonderful Christmas and wishing you a Happy Happy New Year too!

  3. thenomadGourmand

    great having u that day 😉
    You'r so game to try the rock climbing! ;p

    Nx time we go water-ski ya *hehehe*

  4. Nor R.

    Is it Belinda Chee in ur first pic..?

    Ouchhh babe… the scar… ouch ouch..

  5. §pinzer

    i didn't see you make it to the top, and now that i did… you've my new-found respect! awesome 😀

  6. Baby

    hope the scar recovery will speed up..

    i've never been to alamanda before…

  7. worldwindows

    Alamanda looks more exciting than my last trip there I think 2005.

  8. Sonia

    I have never been to Alamanda, must visit soon.

  9. UnkaLeong

    Have the wounds healed yet? Don't cover up with plaster yar! Let it dry 😉 Happy New Year!

  10. thule a.k.a leo

    that's what I would do if given the opportunity :)
    a fun filled day

  11. Bangsar-bAbE

    leo – Yup! Aiya…wait a bit more for your little girl to grow up a bit, then go! 😉

    Unka – Never put plaster…rif won't allow. It's much better now!

    J – *sob sob*

    Sonia – Have fun!

    worldwindows – It definitely is now!

    Baby – I hope so too… =(

    §pinzer – Thanks!

    Nor R. – Yup…that's Belinda Chee.

    nomad – Well…Josh did challange me to show him whether I can. =P

    Water-ski?? Errr…

    Lisa – Pain like hell! Jun and Tim gave me so much whisky to drink at the party after that, and I still felt the pain. LOL

    Happy New Year to you too!

  12. siddiq

    is it true that i heard the rock climbing centre is free to the public at the moment?

  13. Bangsar-bAbE

    siddiq – I'm not sure about this. You'll have to call them to check.

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