As you fabulous peeps would've already known, I've been in Sydney for the Easter break
Took a million photos throughout the week -as usual, I hope I won't take forever again to blog the whole thing!
Walked by the Queen Victoria Building early in the morning
Was supposed to wait for my cousins to meet me but couldn't seem to find them anywhere!
So I walked and walked the streets of Sydney… taking in all that this city has to offer.
It was huge and busy for such an early hour! I had to drag meself outta bed to even make my way to the city this morning.
T'was a slightly wet morning, with the pitter-patter of the drizzle from above
I've noticed how certain city centers like Melbourne, Singapore and Sydney has immense volume of pedestrians crossing every other street. Especially when the lights at the zebra crossing turns green, a human stampede will follow thereafter.
Unlike Kuala Lumpur back at home, where everyone pretty much cross the roads anytime they want LOL 😛
The city dwellers scurrying for shelter!
I soon got tired of roaming around aimlessly after taking pictures of random things and talking to random people.
So I retreated back to where I was supposed to meet my couzzies –
At the famous Town Hall steps! (it kinda looks like an ancient temple from this angle LOL)
Apparently, that's the common meeting place for everyone
So I waited for a bit and finally found them!
Couldn't recognize them at first. Bear in mind that I've not seen them in AGES. Like, really… in 16 years!
And they're already in their 30s while I'm still in my 20s. But we clicked instantly
Bernice & Kenneth are my eldest cousins btw (and I'm the youngest!)
They took me to where Uncle Shen and Auntie Julie were waiting for us.
As we walked, I couldn't help but to take more pictures of the sights I saw!
Ohhh lookie! It's the statue of Queen Victoria!
She was the longest serving monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland during the 17th century
Right behind her, I saw a tiny statue of a dog by a fountain.
And that's when I met Ivan. Yes, say hello to Ivan the talking dog.
Make a wish & throw a coin in the well after talking to him
When the couzzies told me that he was a talking dog, I scoffed and took it with a pinch of salt.
So I went right up to him and said, "HELLLLOOO" for no reason
but had a shock of my life when that solitary statue responded to my greeting
Hence, the expression.
So Ivan told me his name, introduced himself to me and
went on about something which I don't quite recall anymore.
What can I say? I was still flabbergasted with what hit me, as I didn't expect it at all.
So yeah, the poor dog went on talking to someone who wasn't exactly listening LOL
Guilty as charged But if you wanna listen to Ivan talk, he can be found along George Street
I soon found out that my uncle and aunt were waiting for us inside Queen Victoria Building.
Grrrr. I walked past that place agazillion times earlier just then; could've just gone inside!
Here I am again!
it was very, very pretty inside… and humongous too!
Lotsa boutiques, novelty shops, deli's and the like 😀 😀
I smell…. shopping!
Haha. No time for that now, for we're about to go sight-seeing immediately after meeting up. It's off to the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, The Rocks, Darling Habour, Chinatown and more!
More of that in the next blog-episode of this Sydney trip.
Oh but before I go, imma leave you with a fairly interesting (but offensive to some)
street art behind a STOP sign in the city.
And no, Christ, your penis won't be able to fit in the nail-hole of your palm unless you're well… diminutive in size.
Not that I would know, but hey, I'm just saying 😛