Category Archives: Family

Little Artists Travelling The Universe

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So my kids lately have been drawing and with smiles on their faces they will complete a drawing then go right back into drawing another one. Not sure why this type of drawing but I am starting to believe with our travels it has sparked that kind of artistic side of them.

Without looking on anything they all seem to be drawing the same kind of pictures.

For the past year we have travel through some great countries and have made great friends.

So of the countries we visited are

South africa – cape Town and Joburg
Kenya -Nairobi and mombasa
Bangkok- Thailand
Phillippines – makati and Manila
Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur

I think their inspiration comes from this different places…Remember we are all ONE

Enjoy

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Aasha my 12yr old work

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Aasha’s work

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More of Aasha’s work

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IMAHKUS my 10yr old work

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Destiny my 14yrs old work

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Aasha’s work called it “the eye”

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This is from our new Malaysia friend Sara got inspired by our girls to draw something like theirs…pretty awesome

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Aasha’ work

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Destiny’ work

So proud of them all

Malaysia EXPLORATION continues. ..

#BlackFamilyTravelWorldwithKids

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Malaysia History rounds today

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Today we decided to get out and explore the story behind malaysia…wish I could share all that I learned on here. But we will only do some photos and also if I can remember what I was told I will add that.

We started the journey back at the ministry of tourism of malaysia. They have a 5 min walk through mesuem.

At this place we get to see the rainforest of some parts of malaysia. Also got to find out there are 2 malaysia’s (they are both called malaysia but when you ask the locals they say the other malaysia.) And that malaysia has its own laws and immigration system. Not sure what caused the division.
At that mesuem we saw the old clothing and how they live. Which is pretty much like most humans….we are all ONE…

After we went to the Galeri of Kuala Lumpur and we took what they call Tram ( I hope I got the spelling and name correct)…

That tour around the city cost us $0.50 per person and it’s for 1 hour.

We drove to the monument where they have the soldier statue…pretty huge.

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Great to have this moments with the soul you truly want to be with…

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My camera man was just awesome

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We are family

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This thing is huge…

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Walking through history…

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In our ride time to take our tour

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This fountain is been here before malaysia gained independence…that mean way before Saturday August 31st 1957…

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All the prime ministers and the current one on the right…his name is Datuk Series Najib Tun Razak….

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A beautiful day to tour…

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He is one cool husband and father

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Beautiful buildings in malaysia

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Some of the items used in the old days

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Family all the way

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Great way to tour the city through the ministry of tourism

Overall Malaysia is becoming one of our top countries….just have to get the Haze out of our way…

Malaysia EXPLORATION continues. ..

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Our new LLF’S (Life Long Friends) Malaysia

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Our travels have some purpose and some of them I will share through our photos.

One of the things we want in our journey is making and creating meaningful Life Long Friends through out the universe.

Different cultures and different experience is the true essence of our existence.

Here we are just bonding and enjoying our living….

We are all ONE….created by ONE creator…

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Me and my new buddy….Sara…such a beautiful soul…

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Beautiful beings…..Sajad and his wife wife Sara and cute little boy Razmiq….

Malaysia EXPLORATION continues

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I Just Love Asia

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So I am so sure you are wondering travelling all around the globe and we only just started about a year ago why would I conclude my love for Asia…

Well I love to cook….my oldest daughter Destiny now loves to cook..

Today while on mommy and older daughter shoe shopping date, we went to Glorietta mall and this is what we got to watch for free…

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Yeap master chef Asia…live…oh you should just see the smiles on our faces…and it was free…

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So it will be aired on Lifetime channel on September 3rd…

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It was such a beautiful event with food and laughs…

My girl and I concluded we just love Asia…I don’t know any place right now that seem like every weekend the mall has an event to entertain the whole family for free…

Phillippines exploration continues. ..

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PADI Open water scuba family

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So our family absolutely love being on Land….yeap but with our travels we think we will also like to checkout the ocean world.

Our family started our PADI Open Water Scuba Diving Certification. And so far it’s really going well. Today we got to do the pool diving. We learned how to set up our gear and tank and went under water for a long time. The pool was 15 feet deep.

Tomorrow we will go and complete the classroom work.

Then Thursday back at the pool… then the next day we will go to Batanga dive beach.

So after our course we will be allowed to dive around the world up to 60 feet deep and we will get to see what the underworld spices look like.

Some pictures below

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Setting up our tanks

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Getting ready to dive

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That’s me and the girls with our PADI dive instructor Wilson…awesome teacher.

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Getting our weights on…

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He is ready to dive 15 ft deep…

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Tank ready

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Am all ready

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They are having so much fun…

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Daddy’s little girl diving already…

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Me and my buddy…

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He loved it so much….

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I look like a pro….

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After 4 hours in the 15 ft deep water….

Great and awesome day…..

Phillippines exploration continues. …

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Star City Day in Phillippines

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So here is the deal…my friend Jenneth who invited us to mass this morning mentioned to me that there is a theme park next to the place so it will be great to spend the whole day in that area.

She told me that is I purchase the ticket online will save 50% off each ticket. And the place to do that online is http://www.metrodeal.com and oh yes I saved my 50% with a smile on my face.

So after lunch kids and I spent the whole day there. They had rides for outside and also inside rides incase of the rain you can still enjoy the day.

While there the kids made more life long friends. Spent the rest of the day there with them.

The park opens from 2pm till 11pm  (with all rides still working in the evenings pretty awesome right?).

Over all we have had a very fun filled day.

Pictures below

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We are ready to have fun

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Ok first picture before kids start running their own way…

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We are ready to take down the city…

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Don’t mess with the Manns clan

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Time for some rides with my boy

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More rides

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Ok it’s freezing our here at snow world…

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Life long friends

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Girls with their new friends….

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More fun stuff

Phillippines exploration continues….

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First time Mass in phillippines

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So if you read my past blog about making life long friends then you will be able to know what am about to blog.

We met a friend while walking through the mall.
She invited us to Aliw theatre to join her at what they call the feast.

So the kids and I decided to honor that invite. So we went and we so much enjoyed the session. It’s a Catholic service. But trust me it felt like we are at a gospel concert. The energy and vibe and music was just right.

The 2 hour session went by so fast we asked wlif it was already over. Lol!!!

With our travels we are learning to worship with anyone who invites us regardless of the label they have being Christian,  Hindu,  Muslim  ect. We respect every single path people choose to communicate with our Creator (our Creator of the universe and us all). Respect that what we give.

So we had such an awesome morning. After we went to have lunch together with Jenneth and Len. Fantastic people.

Some pictures of us below…

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Our kids also made a life long friend Angelica and AJ

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Friends all around the globe….

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Lunch with awesome people…

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Having a great time..

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Mj and his new friends…

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Girls and their new friend…

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You will think we knew each long time ago…only to find out we just met 2 days ago…that’s how you share love…life long friends are an awesome way to connect with others.

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Not sure why we are all laughing but the picture tell you we are at a great place…

Great day

Phillippines exploration continues

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Making Life long friends

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Today as kids and I are walking the malls and looking at some sports wear…

Destiny  our 13yr old was approached by a lovely lady who wanted Destiny’s opinion on a kids sports top she is buying for her 12yr old daughter who she said has the body structure like Destiny.

So Destiny tried on the top so that the lady can buy the correct size.

But what was so funny was that we spent 45min just standing in the middle of the store having a nice chat and sharing both lives.

She has 1 daughter and lots of nieces and nephews that she spends time with. And she wants us to have days out so that our kids will meet her family and they can be friends.

Now this is a life long friend. It was such a pleasure meeting you Jenneth and looking forward to seeing you on Sunday for family fun day.

A picture below of our new friend.

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Phillippines exploration continues. ……

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Don’t panic when you loose a kid

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When you have world travelled kids….one of the things we teach our kids, when we arrive in a new country is to memorize our cell phone numbers.

Also when there is a situation panicking can actually create the opposite of the results you want.

Today kids and I went to the mall…and if you are aware of makati area there are about 12 huge malls in this area all connecting with skywalk.

Now at about 7pm we decided to return home….and walking through the mall with all the crowd…I could not find Destiny (my 13yr old girl). Now as a mother my first action was panic. Then I remembered why am I panicking?  We are travelling the world…she has black belt in martial arts…she has done self defence classes..she is doing mauy thai and she knows my cell phone number. All my fears (False Evidence Apearing Real ) vanished.

So 30 min later the other kids and I started walking home and my phone ring….it’s Destiny she is at home. Since she could not find us she decided to go on and walk home and call once she is home because she knew I will not panic and will trust that she will use the lessons we have thought her.

I was so proud of her and told her how I am such a proud mother.

So don’t panic stay clam and your energy that you send to the universe will determine the outcome.

Here is a picture of her

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Phillippines exploration continues. …

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Don’t mess with the Manns’

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Today we started mauy thai in phillippines….after learning in bangkok we decided to continue the lessons in phillippines.

And the gym is across from our condo….so super excited. And they are open for 24hours to teach us…

Pictures below

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Am in the ring…

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This one was taken from bangkok gym

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Phillippines exploration continues. …

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