Checked in and filled in forms at the waiting lounge.One is for Ebola alert,another Australian customs form to be filled by each passenger (my twins had to also although travelling with parents).We declared the foods we brought.Must be totally honest.Even a little sweet in pocket have to declare.As long as it is food.You can read more on the Australian customs.
Flight to Perth was 12.10am midnite and the boys were very excited when the plane started to lift from the ground.That tummy teasing motion made them excited hahah!First time right so,they had 'fun' feeling slightly queasy and all.I sat with Husain and husband sat with Hassan,front and back of two by two seats.So no prize for guessing who got to sit by the windows lah.A steward called me 'ibuk' each time he asked or offered something..sometimes mummy.Waa..ibuk sounds very Indonesian like that eh.Ok that was very polite of him.He gave kiddy cup with Mickey images on it for the kiddy twins.Last last the cups we used for 'cleaning ourselves with water' in the hotels we stayed.No handheld bidet sprayer lah these hotels...hence.
Touched down Perth at 5am on the dot.Cool.But landing was slightly rough but safe all the same alhamdulillah.Collected our luggages of one big one small.Handcarry ones,two.One for documents and another packeted food.Got our passports stamped together as a family and walked to the declare lane for our bag of foods to be scanned.No trouble.We brought packets of Mamee instant noodles and nasi goreng instant pastes.That was all.We were looking around for sniffing dogs but no dogs.Not sure if the dogs would come later.
Airport toilets so clean and no tissues floating or hanging around the bowl.Freshen up and got ourselves hot chocolate and tea at the airport cafe.We hung around the airport for awhile till it was near 8am because that was the time we have to collect our car from Bayswater in Perth city.Got a taxi with a driver named Hussein..heheh.Very friendly and full of tips and offer to drive us to kebab shops for breakfast but we rather go straight to collecting the car.Ahaii..thank you la Mr Husein.
Opened and got our car.Checked for any dents,faults etc before we drove off.Took pictures of the car here and there.It was all fine.Gps on and off we went.Smooth ride and dear husband loved the feel of the car heh heh.Drove to Oscar's for halal bakes first for roadtrip snacking.It is in the middle of industrial area of Perth in Bassendean Dyer Road.We thought we were lost but the bakeshop was there lah.Few muslim families were there,nice little shop with so many types of pastry bakes of sorts.There were frozen ones too.We bought a bag of frozen cornish pastries and donuts.Yummy!Off we went to the hiway.
|hungry for our first halal food|
|Nobadee nobadee butchyu!|
|Very unprofessional photo taking :P|
|Yey we're here.So pretty but not our unit arr...behind then ours.|
|Here it is,number 5.Loved it very much.|
|spacious kitchen area best|
|Living area with tv...ops toilet tu.|
|Kids' sleep here.Mak abah in the next room with king/queen bed..tak ingat which.|
|Outside our unit.So quiet and serene.We reminded ourselves to talk softly.|
|Australian flower.See this everywhere.Whats your name Miss bunga?|
Headed 'home' and ended our day with a good rest.
|Our highlight for this trip,walk walk walk to nowhere but what we discovered later...masya Allah.|
|York Street,park senget nevermind..like that one...that is the sea in the centre of frame.Oh parking sini free.|
|Pretty little buildings like this quite a lot.Feeling England.|
|The shared mixed meal.The turkish bread is hidden,at the most bottom.|
And day one was our 17th Anniversary Together. :)