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KL Getaway
Posted on: 1st of March 2010 | Under: Travel Junkie

Before JR and I had our ROM, we headed off to Kuala Lumpur for the Chinese New Year / Valentine’s weekend. We wanted some time to relax and unwind before officially and legally getting married, so we boarded the five hour bus ride and enjoyed three days of quality time together.

The hubby (then-boyfriend) and I. :)

 

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Bintan Getaway – Day 2
Posted on: 12th of November 2009 | Under: Travel Junkie

** Day 1 of our Bintan Getaway posted HERE.

Since it was our last day at the resort, we planned to wake up early enough to be able to catch the sunrise and squeeze in as many activities as we could before having to leave. We wanted to go biking, take the nature walk, then maybe try the Laser Quest. Unfortunately, we were so comfortable under the covers that we absentmindedly snoozed our alarms four or five times, resulting to us missing the sunrise by almost two hours. By that time, all we could just think about was food, so we headed down to the restaurant for our complimentary breakfast buffet.

We filled our plates with pancakes, bacon, sausages and egg, then had cereals and chicken curry with rice too.

Chicken Curry

We forgot to take photos of the other food, so we resorted to just taking photos of each other just to capture the moment. =P

:)

Me.

The boyfie.

The boyfie.

We scrapped our initial plans to try out the other resort activities and walked down to the main pool instead. We just had to. This view was just so inviting:

Main Pool

Bintan Lagoon Resort in HDR.

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Bintan Getaway – Day 1
Posted on: 11th of November 2009 | Under: Travel Junkie

Only fifty-five minutes away by ferry from Singapore, Bintan Indonesia is quite a popular travel destination for Singapore residents. We’ve heard a number of good reviews about the small tropical paradise, so JR and I decided to take an overnight getaway for some rest and relaxation.

We booked a room at Bintan Lagoon Resort, and as soon as we got out of the ferry terminal, we hopped on the free shuttle service that took us to the resort.

Shuttle Ride

All throughout the twenty-minute ride to the resort, we were greeted with lush greenery left and right. We had our eyes glued to the pretty view outside our windows the whole time that it made the journey seem shorter. We were just admiring the sight of wild monkeys lounging by the side of the road, when our bus finally turned into the resort entrance.

And as soon as we got off the bus, we were served cold refreshments and greeted with welcome dancers.

Welcome Dancers

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HDR: Bintan
Posted on: 11th of November 2009 | Under: Artsy Fartsy, Travel Junkie

The boyfriend and I went on an overnight getaway to Bintan Lagoon Resort in Indonesia before I flew back to Manila.

The resort was beautiful. Every corner was stunningly picturesque. Which is why I literally went shutter happy! :)

It was also the perfect time to try out more HDRs:

Rocked

The beach had these huge rocks (no asbestos, so no mesothelioma threats) that were just worth taking shots of.

Rockpod

:)

A more detailed blog about our trip soon. :) More HDR shots HERE.