Sunday, August 21, 2005
Night Safari @ Zoo Negara
Huh? Malaysia got Night Safari one ahh? Got...... just go to Zoo Negara at night.
That was precisely what I did yesterday, despite our designated driver calling in sick. There was no point for me to drive as I do not know the way and sometimes, it gets a little tricky fitting thirteen people into a Hyundai Accent .
So we took the LRT.
By the time we got there, it was dark. When I said dark, I mean dark. Also, it wsa pretty dark. And did I mention that it was dark?
As shown in the picture above, I seemed to have lost my head. Looking back, I couldnt really remember when it came off. I must be really engrossed in the picture I was trying to take with my phone.
The animals looked pretty bored when we jakunly gazed at them. Its as if they are the ones who find what they see beyond the fence uninteresting. Yi Lin, the cameraman for the day, would prefer to take pictures of people, like this one over here.
I was happily sipping my orange juice when I noticed there was a ready camera behind me. In response, my natural instincts kicked in like lightning. I even added in a raised eyebrow to add an extra 'surpised' effect in reaction to the sudden presence of that camera. You know, sometimes I really could not control my body.
To add to the darkness, the rain that fell had somewhat hindered our humble outing. Thankfully, it did not last very long; after which Yi Lin was forbidden from singing. The train drivers were still willing to drive, and the animal shows still went on despite the discouraging conditions and turn-ups at that point.
Speaking of animal shows, we expected sea lions (the stage mostly consists of water) but they only showcased animals 'yang aktif pada waktu malam'. The snake, owl, and two rodents were, according to that host-guy, commonly found in Malaysia. Geez, that is totally not the point isn't it? And they should give more creative names to them, unlike 'Boboi' or 'Black'.
We then adjourned to Marry Brown for a bite. I don't know who this Marry Brown is, but he/she should really consider feeding his/her chickens before slaughter. The two pieces of friend chicken that Eugene ordered were just about as big as my fist, in terms of volume. Due to monetary difficulties, I ordered porridge. Eating porridge at a fast-food outlet in a zoo; sounds pretty uncommon doesn't it.
Don't get me wrong, I did have a good time.
Another piece of Justin Wong's mind at 8/21/2005 12:23:00 AM