Monday, February 03, 2020

Better to See You, My Dear!

Day 95 - Jay and his sisters did a lot today. I stayed around our place for much of it.

We booked a Grab rideshare car for the others to visit Batu Caves. Jay thought it'd be a good idea to let his sisters see the area before the upcoming Hindu Thaipusam festival. This weekend there will be 1.5 million people visiting over just three days! Clearly, it was easier for them to get an earlier view of the scenery and not just people. They took a train back to Sentral and then got a free, GoKL bus back here buying packet lunches along the way. Later in the afternoon, they returned to Petaling Street. The Chinatown area is a famous street for vendors selling all sorts of inexpensive and knockoff goods. The sisters picked up another purse as a gift for a relative after finding the two they got for themselves to their liking. I cannot say as I understand any of the choices, as I'd buy a bag purely for its size. I definitely do not understand why there are one million designs and why any are better than others. That is all overkill as far as I can see.

I relaxed in the morning by reactivating our Netflix account. (Yah! The second season of Lost in Space is available.) I knew we'd not the time nor data in Sri Lanka to make much use of it, so I saved a bit of money by stopping for three months. It is easy to do this and everything stays intact including history and saved features. Other than this, the only unusual thing I did was order a new pair of glasses. I've found the quality is actually better than I'm used to in Canada and, more importantly, the prices are less than half of what I'd pay at home. I last bought glasses two years ago when we were living on Pulau Penang for three months. In the interim, the new prescription indicates my eyesight improved a little!

Eye Glass Prescription#2
(This price includes photogray, progressive lenses in fashion frames for US $218.)


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