My father bought a new car one day. We were all very excited. He promised to
take us to Melaka to visit my grandparents the coming Sunday.
Sunday morning was bright and breezy. We hopped into the brand new car and
soon we were heading out of Petaling Jaya towards the
expressway. My mother sat in the front passenger seat while my father
drove. I sat behind with my younger sister.
As it was Sunday the roads were not very busy. Soon we were on the expressway
travelling at a leisurely pace. My father is a careful driver and he does not
drive too fast or dangerously. This proved to be good for there was a speed-trap
manned by the police along the expressway. I saw some cars stopped by the
police. They had obviously been speeding.
Driving along the expressway tend to be monotonous.
I actually fell asleep once we passed Seremban.
When I awoke, we were already at the Ayer Keroh toll gate. My father paid the
toll and steered the car towards Melaka Town. On the way we passed many
interesting sights. My father promised to stop by
on our way home. We had to visit our grandparents first.
We left Ayer Keroh and all its factories behind as we journeyed into the town
itself. Like all towns, there were many cars and other vehicles. Also there were
many tourists. Melaka has many places of historical interest and thus this was
Finally we arrived at my grandparents' house in Klebang Besar. The journey
had taken about two hours. We stepped out of the car. My grandparents greeted us