Sunday, October 5, 2008

1st, 2nd & 3rd Day of Hari Raya

Today's the 4th day of Syawal... and for the past 3 days, our Aidilfitri celebrations were totally packed, from the food to the house visits, from the family gatherings to the convoys... most of it aren't much different from last year except this year is more special than the last, we have our cute baby Sarah... hehehe...  below is a simple list showing how we've celebrated our raya during the last 3 days...

1st Day of Syawal:
1. visited our late father's grave
2. went to Tua's house at Batu Besurat
3. drove all the way to KB to join our convoy (12 cars altogether)
4. witnessed an accident (live!) when we're on our way to KB (our deepest condolences to the victims' family for their loss... al-Fatihah...)
5. visited around 7 houses in KB
6. wanted to go back to Bandar early but the highway's still jammed due to the accident
7. went to Sheikh Khalid's house... fireworks were displayed... love 'em!
8. lemangs, ketupats, sotos, lambs, beef and chicken rendang, chocolates & varieties of drinks were on the list of food being served

2nd Day of Syawal:
1. went to JC with the BFFers for breakfast... hehehe
2. went to our colleague's house, Jasmine
3. after Friday prayers, we went to another colleague of ours, Yati
4. joined our convoy to visit our relatives in Tanah Jambu, Serasa, Sungai Lampai and Sungai Akar (12 cars altogether)
5. played fireworks with the cousins
6. some family group hugs... it was fun!! hehehe...
7. chatted online with our cousin Zul who's currently working in Iran
8. tried some strobe shots with the younger cousins

3rd Day of Syawal:
1. went to our friend, Lisa's house in Pelambayan... did some group hugs
2. went to another friend, Hjh Ani's house in Mulaut
3. Tua (Batu Bersurat) came to our house together with Asai (Lambak) and their families
4. old friends of me wife also came
5. went Uncle Pengiran's house in Sengkurong
6. waited for the huge storm to end before going back home

p.s: this would be the longest post i've ever typed... and for the first time, i won't be posting any pictures... to view all the pictures, simply click HERE

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Selamat Hari Raya to all