Monday, December 28, 2015

Magnificent Experienced in Songkhla and Hatyai, Thailand.




Date

Time

Place

Transport

Stage-Bits

Jot

09.12.2015
Wednesday

9.00
am

Kluang, Johor
Rail Station.

Car and by foot


Find food and beverage stalls to have breakfast.
Survey the train tickets.
Decide to go to Thailand and pay train fees about RM260.00 to Padang Besar.
Check the passports and consider renewing in Bukit Kayu Hitam Emigration Centre.
Go home and get prepare.


5.30
pm

Car and by foot

Park the car at the parking point.
Pay RM8.50 for 1 day fee.


7.20
pm

Train

Tut..tut…..tut…..train from JB arrive.
Depart to Padang Besar.
Comfortable seats and spaces like in the express buses.
Provided with air-cond, plug-points, luggage spaces, canteen, clean toilet and announcement at every stations
Tickets checking would also been carried out.
Lay with joy of new experience.


*Hunger of solat space, even people can perform them at anywhere and in any situation.

10.12.2015
Thursday

10.00
am

Padang Besar, Perlis
Rail Station









Padang Besar, Perlis
Emigration Centre.




Padang Besar, Town.

By foot

Bites sandwiches and cup of Milo in the coach with spouse.
Reach Padang Besar.
Emmm….arghhhhhh.. …spontaneously stretching up hands and body.
Steps down to the Emigration centre and asking puzzles at the staff.



10.30
am

By foot

Get approval for the passports to enter  Padang Besar.
Withdraw money.
Breakfast at the ‘warong’ nearby and having discussion.
Decide to Thailand yet not renew the passport.


Take a taxi to Arau, Emigration Centre to renew the passports.
Line off, cannot finished even for next day.
Get stuck in the mind!!! Saturday is not a working day I taught!!!!!!!
Drive to Bukit Kayu Hitam by taxi after making discussion with him
So lucky when the Emigration Centre is open and all the matters flow successfully as now crowds in the place.
Pay the taxi driver 1200 Thailand bath after negotiation.
Thanks a lot and respect to the kind old folk for his cooperation. Gorgeous!!!!!….73 years old still can drive a taxi in the long journey.  
He said “It just to filling his free time after retirement.
Chit-chat among us accumulate info that he was an army pioneer staff. “Tabik’ to you grandpa.




2.30
pm

Bukit Kayu Hitam, Perlis
Emigration Centre.

By foot

Receive the passport
Get approval to leave Malaysia.
Walk around 500 metres to chop the passport for entering Thailand.
20 minutes waiting as facing crowd of tourists.
Technology is applied while doing the steps for approval.
Move forward and get waving from the ‘kaki-kaki ‘who are specialist in helping the tourists.
Book taxi after negotiating Friendly youngster of ‘kaki-kaki’
Move to Songkhla for 1300 Thailand Bath


3.59
pm

Songkhla,
 BP Samila Hotel

By foot

Arrive at the BP Samila Hotel, Songkhla.
Check in 1700Bath
Kind and helpful staffs.
Superb environment and scenery.



4.30
pm

Clean ourselves and leaning to calm down.




7.00
pm

Indulge the beach scenery, environment, waving sounds, food at the stalls nearby, etc.
Different food has different taste……….. marvellous.


Halal food lead my mind

8.30
pm

Songkhla, Thailand town.

Take’ tuk-tuk’ to find food for dinner.
The driver bring us around the town and shows the Muslim territory.
Pay 500 Thailand Bath
Indulging ‘what an awesome’ Thailand  tomyam.
Walking around and move back to BP Samila Hotel by “Tuk-TuK”.
Hand over 400 Thailand Bath.
Indulge Songkhla Beach scenery.  
Lean in the hotel bed.
Stars, moon, beach and lip…lap….lip…lap….of lights make me feel better.
Uwhhhhh,,,ergh…mmmmmmmmm, argh…..
Sleeplah……so tired.


Most parts of Thailand are in the up-grading stage.

Like Melaka City, I guest.

11.12.2015
Friday

6.00
am

Songkhla,   BP Samila Hotel

By foot


Prepare for breakfast in the hotel with coupons.



7.30
am

Having breakfast;
Fried eggs, toasted bread, fried mee, vegetable pieces, coffee, etc.



8.30
am

Songkhla  surroundings

Moving to all area.
Clicking photos, buying souvenirs, eye-on the magnificent sceneries
Very clean beach, compounds and friendly locals are always welcome the people.



10.15
am

BP Samila Hotel

Custom performances/competitions by High School students. So ‘candoo’ the ladies.
Clean the body to leave Songkhla.
Rest on bed.





11.45
am

Check-out, ‘Sawadikap’ to all locals who show the ‘Beauty of Asia’.


12.15
am

Leaving the hotel by ‘Taxi’ car to Hatyai.
Find Maybank to withdraw money.
Could not be done before activate the card in Malaysia.
Find hotel



2.00
pm







Hatyai

By foot

Pay the taxi driver RM1100 Bath.
Thankful to you…’good guy(Zakharia for Malay’s name, Thailand’s name…emmmmmmm forgot) ’
Check in and pay 760 Thailand Bath at the King’s Hotel
Rest in the hotel.




4.00
pm







Having tea break against the hotel in Muslim restaurant.
Oppssss……sorry… ….heay meallah…… rice, two bowls of awesome tomyams, fried vegetables with salted fish, omelette, etc.
Two packs hot coffee for midnight rest-time











4.45
pm

Hatyai King’s Hotel









Hatyai Town

Breathing.
Counting budjets.
Prepare to ‘Floating Market’.
My wife so interested of it.




5.55
pm

Tuk-tuk

Get into the’ tuk-tuk’ and leading to floating market.
Surrounding area could be said as outskirt area and in the development process.
Superb!!! Very new scenery, very attractive  to attract people who never experience it before by this magnificent attraction.
When arriving, new coming people will see “Big Bazar” along the road with multiple goods. Reaching the bridge and experience the floating market from this up-par. Slowly walking down to lively experienced buying food.

So…..so…..so….. new for us.
Then, step up to other large layers of a big market.
So magnificent with  locals and foreigners
Live band breaks our ears with lovely songs.
Don’t miss to come. For sure you will feel something different.
Exotics food could also be found. 10 Thailand Bath to take photographs




9.15
pm

Leaving ‘Floating Market’ to the hotel
500 Thailand Bath for two ways.




10.10
pm

Hatyai King’s Hotel

By foot



Bedroom takes place.
Clean the body.
A few discussions with spouse.
Reading few articles.
As usual for every human being…..zzzzzzzzzz ….sleeplah



12.12.2015
Saturday

7.00
am

Hatyai Town



Breakfast at Muslim restaurant.
Walking around in Hatyai Town and buying few things.



8.45
am

Hatyai train counter.
Get tickets to Padang Besar, Perlis  at 4.00pm.
Window shopping at Hatyai Town.
Going back to King’s Hotel.
Rest and get ready to depart to Padang Besar



1.00
pm

Lunch at Muslim restaurant against the hotel as previous.
So delicious especially The Fish Tomyam.
Window shopping and hanging by having coconut drink and ‘expresso’ coffee at the ‘van booth’ nearby.







2.00
pm

Hatyai
Train Centre

Having coffee and green tea at railway station coffee booth.
Capture 2 photos.



3.30
pm

Waiting along the rail benches for train



4.00
pm

Leaving Hatyai to Padang Besar, Perlis.



4.45
pm



Arrive at Padang Besar, Train Centre
Chop the passport to enter Malaysia.
Get approval the passport to leave Padang Besar.
No ticket to Kluang, Johor for today’s due.
Withdraw money and find homestay.
Get homestay at the same region namely “Ku Halim Homestay”
Comfort and conducive at a reasonable cost, valued RM75.00.
Get souvenir, ‘a massage cream’.
Lay to bed after having dinner 5km away.



13.12.2015
Sunday

6.00
am

Padang Besar, Perlis

By foot

Walking from homestay to Train Centre
Having breakfast “roti canai and teh tarik”


Waiting for 8 hours.

*Respect to someone has waiting for I day and even more

7.15
am

Asking for tickets to Kluang, Johor.
Waiting for conformation


10.45
am

Get tickets cost RM140.00 at 7.00pm
Second class with bed-sheets.

7.00
pm

Depart to Kluang, Johor.


14.12.2015
Monday

10.00
am

Kluang, Railway Centre

By foot

Step in, in Kluang territory at 10.00 in the morning after having a cup of milo and two slices of sandwich in the coach.



*into

10.15
am

Breakfast at the famous ‘Kluang Coffee Rail’ with spouse.


11.00
am



Car

Pay the car parking lot RM16.00 for 4 days.
Get discount might be.
Drive home to Parit Raja.



12.00
noon