Sharks up close
DURING the school holidays, my school organised a trip to the Aquaria KLCC in Kuala Lumpur. There were 40 students and four teachers who joined the trip. The headmaster, Encik Fazari, came along, too.
Before the trip, the teacher- incharge, Encik Azim, gave a short briefing about safety during the trip. He said that anyone who wanted to go anywhere must inform him first.
Our bus left Sg Petani, Kedah, at 5am to avoid the morning traffic jam. My friends and I were on cloud nine because we were chosen to join the trip. The driver of the bus turned on the karaoke, and we sang along. After about five hours, we finally arrived at our destination. We gathered in front of the Aquaria.
My friend Hamim and I needed to go to the washroom urgently and we forgot to inform Encik Azim. When we returned to the spot where we had gathered earlier, we were shocked to find that everyone had gone inside without us.
Luckily, we saw two policemen on patrol and approached them for help. They showed us the way to the Aquaria.
In the Aquaria, we met up with our friends. They were very worried about us. We were very happy to be reunited with them. We saw all kinds of marine life like sharks, clown fish and rays. We enjoyed ourselves very much. It was a memorable day for me. Write away! We welcome original contributions ( of not more than 500 words) from children aged 12 and below. The topic can be anything you fancy. Please include your full name, age, gender, address and phone number. E- mail your letters to star2@ thestar. com. my.
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