Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Long long Entry :)

Alluring and tempting
Hotel Sacher
Famous Sacher chocolate cake
Classical Hofburg Theatre - standing area EUR 3-5

Culture + blue = ?
Zali Anas Me Im
At scene- Thinking...
Lovely couple- bow when you give money
Nice people... but need money

Salamz to all
i am so sorry for not updating my blog
its more than a month!! auch...
what a shame! :P
well its kinda mixed up entry...
unstructured scene... hope u people can catch up! cheers! :)
i have started my 1st stage in research.
Yeap long way to go...
i need to be more focus...
set up strategy to ensure i meet the plan...

Scene 1
Well happy Birthday to me on 24th July...
Tq for the cards and lovely gifts...
not to forget... your kind words in FB text messages etc...
i appreciate it very much mates!!!!

Giant Chess- dare to play with me?
Long Bus
Bratislava Castle
View from Castle - Danube River 1
View from Castle - Danube River 2
Souvenir shops in Bratislava
High Street
Weired building
A friend from Royal Holloway Univ of London - Imran

Scene 3
Well on weekend
a group of students from IPICS decided to go to Bratislava
located only an hour from Vienna by bus!
oh Bratislava located besides Austria and Hungary!
well all along the way at the famous Danube river...
Yes... you can enjoy the cruise from Vienna to Bratislava!
I went there on Sunday where most of the shop CLOSED!
Bratislava nice city!
Not so expensive.... especially the souvenirs part... hahhahaha :P
People = not well verse in English so its a bit problematics!!
Not really a big place... the centre itself provided lots of tourist attraction
just liked Vienna...
Film n music festival (world) 09 near Schottentor universitat
In the middle of street near stephans-platz
Sun shiny day
Kaiserappartements sisi museum
Model? :P
Vienna from top of hill
Cottage style

Who?Closed up
Roustam n me

Albetina Museum
Ice creams - yeap the famous one
Famous Musician skull guess who?
Dedicated and outstanding tourist guide! kudos!
Hofburg areas

Scene 2
well so many thing to talk about...
i will start with my journey to Vienna...
i went to Vienna from 24 July until 8 August 2009 for my IPICS
Intensive programme on information adn communication technology
in unviversity of technology Vienna...
Yup 2 weeks in Vienna!
what a lovely days!!!! hahahhaa
met new friends new culture new style new environment...
I enjoyed it very much....
i would consider to come back once again to bring my colleagues!
well it was a crash course agenda for me!
revision on what have your learnt in your Msc...
Yup... i couldnt agree more.
My supervisor Prof Steven Furnell was one of the best presenter!!!
proud! :D
what do you think 2 weeks in Vienna?
spent most of leisure time visited historical place...
ate different style of foods...
italian, kebab, ice creams, cakes... bla bla bla...
Cost of living?
huh its pretty expensive!!!
My summary on Vienna:
Souvenir = expensive
Food = Quite expensive
halal = easy to find
ice cream = awesome
people = fair enough
customer service = sou sou
Tourist attraction = Superb

Enjoy the pictures...
i had a great experience in Vienna...
Even though not on my accommodation! (keep it to myself :P)
oh btw
Lots of Muslims people in Vienna came from Turkey...
my tourist guide told me that Muslims was 2nd largest community in Vienna
How interesting!
so dont worry about food mate! hahahhaha
Kebab everywhere
just liked "mamaks" restaurant in Kuala Lumpur
easy to fine! :) so enjoy!
New life with new culture...
we learnt how to appreciate to stay with other people
from different background... different races... different religion....
communicate with others
and dont be shame!
If language become the barrier then learn... :)

Now back to Plymouth...
continue my mission...
its not the end yet as my journey still at the initial stage...
Ramadhan is just around the corner....
Salamz Ramadhan to all muslims...
Yeap i miss bazar Ramadhan and all the tempting foodz...
the most essential aspects...
fasting with patience and modesty!
Refrain from unessential activities
Its the time for us to ask for forgiveness, ask for guidance and doa
to purify through good deeds..

Take care all...
i will come and visit your blog very soon!


yangyuyu said...

wow long entry ha! balas dendam le ni..

your photos fabulous la zarul..

your choclate cake pulak seems so tempting..will ruin my diet la macam ni

zafi said...

umie... ha session balas dendam sebab lama tak hapdate!! hehehehhe :P
anyway camna keje baru ok ka?

Zendra said...

Glad to see you enjoyed yourself in Austria. Seronok buat PhD ni - formal lecture tak seberapa - thinking jer banyak. All good wishes for your Ramadhan too :)

Mencari Sinar Bahagia @ Tommy said...


Salam dari Malaysia...

How are you???
Lama x singgah kat blog Zafi..
More happenning now in Facebook..
Wow..Nice chocolate cake ar..
Can I have some to try??
Really nice picture U have..
Makes me plan a trip to visit U..
Well...Bulan Ramadhan is coming..
I am learning how to fast..
Pray that I will be able to complete..:)

Mana contact Zafi???
I dah tunggu so long...:)
Till then.miss U so much Zafi...

ashley said...

memang lama you tak updat..tunggu juga si zafi nihhh

banyak menda yang bermain di fikiran akak..dan banyak juga yang nak di komen bila melihat entry ini.
he he he

1) good..go traveling!!you will see so many different people..JAUH berjalan, luas pandangan..

2)that WEIRD building of kelakar pun ada gak

3)ohhh..sesajer je nak kasi orang meleleh air lior dengan meletakkan itu cokolat kek dan ice cream!!.

4)good luck in whatever you're doing now..

and...take care!!!

Mrs. Zuki said...

Hahhhhhhhh..tengok dia qadha balikkkk..
Bagus bagus...berbaloi tunggu blog ko ni udate.
Bestnya Zarul tengok gambar2 ko..
Guna camera apa?

Aku suke gambar weird building..gayat aku tngok..

Sapa punye skull tu?
Bagi tauuuu la....aku jadi geram nak tau..

DrSam said...

Gutten taag!

Vienna is a nice place to visit if you like Gothic-style architectures and museum/opera. Other that that, not much we can do/see. Good that you enjoyed your trip to Vienna.

Selamat menyambut Ramadhan Al-Mubarak.

BeLLaRieNa said...

jes skali Roustam :P

Oldstock said...


If you get the chance to go to Austria again, try to make a trip to Salzburg.

Selamat berpuasa di UK. It's the end of summer kan? So maghrib must still be around 8pm... heheheh. Selamat menempuh dugaan bro.

yangyuyu said...

zarul keja br ok balance biasala..tetap dpt manager yg sarcastic..hehe

Anonymous said...

glad u had great summer zafi but the best pic as always the one with chocalate cake - truly zafi right ?

selamat puasa & lastly selamat hari raya natal and maaf zahir ( no batin ok dude ! ) . larikkkkkkk !

Mrs Taj said...

OMG, i love those pics!!!!!!!!!!!!
seriously...seme canteq2..blh print buat poscard nih! ;)

p/s agak2 la klu mkn choc cake tu, terliuq!!

silvertech said...

sume pics cantek2...aku pun mcm yg lain jugak...berkenan dgn kek coklat tu...hehe

kad0k. said...

owhhh..sebelum terlupa..happy belated birthday bro..:) and selamat menyambut ramadhan al-mubarak..:)

ada fb? apa addnye?

Aleeya said...

Zafiiiii jahattt la gambo tu menggoda iman la...dah la pose nehh hishhh..

bila la nak gi tempat2 tu ehh ni jeles ni, kita blom sampeiii :((

Cik Qemm said...

sedapnya chocolate cake..

arianna adrizal said...

wow~ cake.. nyum nyum.

2,3 hari lagi nk raya ni. so selamat menyambut syawal wpun jauh diperantauan. cewah~ hehe.

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