Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Penang Day 1 - Beach BBQ Pawty

Day 1 (4 January 2008, Friday)

10am – Reached Archer’s home and departed for Penang
12pm – Pit stop at Ipoh to have lunch
12.45pm – Journey resume
2pm – Arrived at Penang’s Bridge and lost our way to Aurora Court
3pm – Finally manage to locate Aurora Court
7pm – Beach BBQ organized by Scruffy, Ginger, Lenny and Lucious’s owners
11pm – BBQ session ended and headed back to Aurora Court

Everything seems to be in the mood of anticipation to us. The journey was my longest ever car ride, and Archer also felt bored by it. He wanted to take a nap on the back seat next to me, but I forbidden him. I know I behaved rather noxious towards my host, sorry for that. Throughout the journey, I keep myself busy with the outdoor view, while stepping on Ms. Owner thigh until she got many bruised marks.

I’ve never seen the magnificent view of Penang Bridge before. Archer’s owner, Ms. Susan threatened to dump me over the bridge if I ever tried to escape during the trial. That really terrified me, as my swimming skill is dreadful.

While Mr. Bernard seems to lose his way to located Aurora Court and he brought us for a ‘1-afternoon-car-trip-around-Penang-Island’. When we finally found our destination, Groovy came over from his apartment to welcome us. Ms. Owner and I were located into a 2-single bedroom. This is my second time being in a hotel room. Sweet.

We spent rest of the afternoon waiting for Bank and Venus’ arrival before we head to Scruffy, Ginger, Lenny and Lucious’s BBQ pawty at the beach.

It was dusk when I set my paws on the sand, the breeze was strong and the tide was moving up. Mr. Raymond started to BBQ the chicken wings, sausages and hams. Ms. Janice offered us her favourite dish, mashed potatoes. While the cooking was ongoing and the humans enjoying their meals, we dogs get pleasure with Scruffy de Beach boy swimming solitarily against the waves, Groovy and Ginger chasing after the same ball and me searching for potential candidate to perform my begging skill.

~Groovy ready to conquer the waves with his surfboard. Ooppss.. No, is a frisbee instead~

~ Groovy : Give me back, or else, I won't be responsible on what happens next! ~

When Henna’s owner, Mr. Choy turned up, I’d marked him as my target. I spent the rest of my night sitting and staring right at his eyes. When finally he finished with his food and decided to hand me his chicken bone, I got noticed by evil Ms. Owner at the wrong time and reluctantly I was dragged away. There goes all my hard work. Sob.

Archer was the most well-behaved dog of the night, sitting next to his owner for the entire night without making a single noise.

Night-time view seems to be a great challenge for every photographer, as the men keep themselves engaged discussing about their camera and photo-taking skills.

Upon arrival back to our apartment, I had my supper on my Frisbee-bowl. With Kimi and Bank being around me, I ate at the speed of ‘Fastest-Eating-Contest’, as I worried my food will be stolen. Ms. Owner watched the local TV news until 12.30am and then we had a good sleep together.


Amber-Mae said...

You guys sure had a great time before the trials on the next day! Why haven't we been to the beach yet? Hmmm, my hoomans better answer me!

Love licks,
Solid Gold Dancer

Simba said...

Looks like you had a great time.

Simba x

Maggie & Mitch said...

The Penang Bridge is just beautiful!
That chicken sure looks yummy!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Snoopygirl said...


That is fun. BTW, the service apartment allow us doggies to be there?


umekotyan said...

It is a wonderful bridge.
Harmony of sea, sky, and bridge.
And, the time of a happy barbecue.
Graceful time is glad. :)

from loved ume tyan

Maya and Kena said...

Wow!! Sure looks like you enjoyed yourselves!!
Wags and licks,
Maya and Kena

Amber said...

Whoa, BBQ and Beach! What great fun combination XDD The hotel allow doggies?? Congrats on your winnings!

Sam I Am said...

It's always AWESOME to stop by to see what you are up to.You all looklike you had a blast.Cool sounds,sniff-sniff

Lot's of Lick's

Biggie-Z said...

I wish I could go to a beach party! I go to ski and snow parties instead, so I guess life isn't too bad.

Licks and hugs, Biggie

Gus and Louie said...

Wow that looks like great fun. You see the wait was worth it. Good food and great play time with wonderful friends..

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus and Louie

Marvin - Braveheart Hound said...

the Penang bridge picture is just lovely.

Also we liked the typical one of men with their cameras......!!!!

But the one of you and your Mama on the bed is the bestest one ever!

You both look so darn happy!

love and happy licks, to my friend, Pacco!

Maya and Kena said...

You're welcome!!
Wags and licks,
Maya and Kena

Peanut said...

Look like lots of fun

Lorenza said...

Hi, Pacco!
I can see you had fun there! Yummy food! Too bad you did not get some! I can imagine you eating that fast!
Kisses and hugs

Kapp pack said...

Looks like lots of fun and sorry about that chicken should learn to be more sneaky!

Woo woo, Kelsey Ann

Crikit, Sparky & Ginger said...

Hi ya Pacco! oh that all look so fun and you & your friendzees take such good pictures! you know our mom's birth name is Aurora!

oh BTW wes love your new banner!

Love Licks & waggin TX tails

Clover said...

Hi Pacco!
You always go on such fun adventures! Hope you had a great time, and we loved the pictures!
Love Clover xo

Kathryn and Ari said...

Hi, Pacco-
Great to meet you. The food on that grill looked really, really good. Hope you had some good snacks.

Xsara ... said...

Woooow, what an amazing pawty!!!! Your country is beautiful, I always love to see the photos of your trips. I can't wait to read about the trial - how were the courses? What was the event like? Did you have all clean runs? Congrats again, I'm so happy you did well :)
have fun, B&X

Noah the Airedale said...

Gosh you are so lucky to be allowed in that apartment with Ms Owner. We love that photo of the two of you on the bed.
Sounds like you had a really great time.

Hugs and tail wags
Noah Willow Tess & Lucy

Princess, Tank and Isaac: The Newfs of Hazard said...

Too bad you didn't get your chicken! We hate when that happens!

Stanley said...

Hey, Pacco!

Sounds like the start of a big adventure. You look totally at home wherever you are, but I still don't get why the hoomans didn't give you dogs any bbq!

Can't wait to read the next installment in Pacco's Roadtrip!

Goober love,


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