My Saturday: Vera's Burger Shack, Kits Beach, Phnom Penh & Night Out

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

For the whole time I was here, I never had any good ol' Ameri- I mean, Canadian burger!

So I asked Jay to bring me to a place that serves the fattest, greasiest burger there is!

Okay, maybe I didn't specifically ask for the fattest or the greasiest (I actually just asked for some good burger) but Jay brought me to a place with those specifications anyway.

Lunch @ Vera's Burger Shack, Kits Beach, Dinner @ Phnom Penh & Night Out (24th of May, 2008)

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Chomp, chomp, chomp! The burger was soooo huge and I only had the classic. Apparently, there's a burger that has double patty! People can get heart attacks!!

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Jay's lamb burger. His was teenier than mine which was unfair! I could soooo finish his burger (I couldn't gulp down the last few bites of my burger).

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Mmmmm, nice & greasy & super fattening! Heh. Least it has some greens!

After our tummy's full, we walked along the streets of Kits and window-shopped.

When we passed a used-bookstore, we got stuck in there for almost an hour!

We looked and browsed and searched and peeked through a ton of books and ended up leaving EMPTY-HANDED. Felt a little bad but well, it was nice going through the musty books and looking up some titles that I might purchase later on.

As evening approached, we headed down to the beach at Kits!

Over there, we met up with Jay's friend, Deanna (which I've already met when she came over to visit Malaysia when Jay was over too) and her friend.... Colin? Yeah, I think that was his name. Jeez, I'm so bad with names.

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More pictures of Kits Beach again. Honest, I hope Jay brings me to ANOTHER beach this week ;) Hehe. Not like there's anything wrong with this beach since there are plentiful eye-candies walking around. But a change of scenery would be nice too!

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Didn't bring my bikini out so I didn't do any tanning! This weekend is a must for a good tan! Please be sunny, please be sunny, please be sunny....

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Soooo sunny.

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Jay & Deanna.

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Snacking on the beach.

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Deanna, Colin (I think?) & some random.

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Jay tanning his upper body. No idea what that dumdum is smiling at. Hehehehe. I'm so mean.

And once dinnertime arrives, we headed off to pick my Mom up (her last dinner in Canada!) and brought her to her favourite restaurant in Vancouver (or so she claims).

Which is.....

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Phnom Penh!
Serves Vietnamese & Cambodian food.

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My drink: Strawberry Moo Shake. Oooh, this was yummmmmay.

Our orders:

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Mixed Fried Rice. I like their fried rice. Yummy stuff. Closest thing to our "Chow Fan" back home. Got the right spices and all. In fact, could be even better!

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Vietnamese Spring Rolls... which sucked! Okay, fine, not sucked per se. But it wasn't very good at all. Texture was far too dry for my taste.

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Marinated Rare Butter Beef. Erm, I think that's what it's called. I just know there was a "marinated", a "rare", a "butter", and a "beef". I just don't know the arrangement or if I'm missing anything. But if you like rare beef and you like sour flavourful food, this is delishhh!

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Me favourite dish!: Deep Fried Chicken Wings. This is pretty similar to Uncle Bob's but it's BETTER! Well, to me since I think Uncle Bob's has waaaay too much MSG. This chicken has more flavour in a less unhealthy way.

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With Mommy Ng :)

After dinner, dropped Mom back home for her to pack her stuff and then off she goes to the airport.... :(

I didn't expect to cry (since I didn't cry when my Papa left) but when my Mom hugged me good-bye, she started sobbing and that made me feel so incredibly sad and I couldn't help my tears trickling down.

I feel so sad I won't be there for her for the next year (as well as to depend on her...)... Sigh!

And although I didn't have a super party mood on, Jay still brought me out for drinks.

No points for guessing where ;)

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Yes, it's been a while since my last camho ;)
Check my super messy hair. I didn't realize this (until I arrived here and was waaay lazy to blow my hair) but if I don't use a hairdryer, my hair pretty much turns up like that. I didn't know I had THAT curly hair!

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More camho-ing... in Hapa's washroom.
Sniff. When I did this, I got a tad bit emotional thinking how I miss camho-ing with my girlies in Velvet's loo
(I know it's really weird but seriously, lightings are good in loos!).

After chilling out at Hapa, we were supposed to meet with Jay co-workers to club @ Plush.

But they didn't get off from work until 12ish to 1 (it was barely 12) so we decided to visit Mark who was in Caprice.

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Clubbing Street: Granville Street. They close the street for cars(which is lined up with bars and clubs on both sides) so that policemen/women can conveniently patrol.

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Jay & Mark outside Caprice.

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Me & Jay.

We didn't go into Caprice because, well, didn't ask for getting on the Guest List earlier thus entrance won't be FOC.

So we headed back to the car to go to Plush.

But before that...

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Me posing on Granville Street (I hope that's what the street is called??).

When we finally got back to the car, I felt all tired & pretty lazy to go clubbing. Was probably emotional drained so we skipped Plush (later discovered it was closed or something... okay, my memory isn't serving me well... doesn't matter cause we didn't go anyway) and went back home!

And that was my Saturday!

Still got my Sunday to come.

I like jam-packing my weekends with activities (thank goodness Jay doesn't working on weekends) so it'll last me the week when I stuff my nose in my books on weekdays.

But I got midterms next MONDAY!! And Calculus Midterms too.


Currently taking a break from looking through my lecture notes & assignments (I know studying Math has everything to do with practice but... I'm lazy and always just do it mentally- let's hope that doesn't fail me this time!) but I'd have to get back to it soon!

Gonna write up a resume (NEED TO FIND A JOB SOON!) now!

Until next time!


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