Ruahpi sur kukkuk law… (2) On a rainy day

Zingka i alarm thawng si lo i ruahpi sur thawng te nih van tthangh khi cu a nuam kho tuk ka ti. Mah i sianginn kai hauh lo, kal ding um lem lo i, duh lo ah thawh a hauh lem lo hrim ah khin cun, Pathian sin ah lawmhnak bia chim philh lo ding bak, nan ti ve maw dik?

Rainy morning <3 Woke up to this, didn´t have to go anywhere, so I stayed in bed thanking God
Rainy morning

Ruahpi (sur) hi Pathian nih a sermi, ka duh bikmi, tampi lakah pakhat aa tel ve. A leng chuah a hauh lo zong ah ka duh, chuah a hauh zong ah ka duh tthiam. Hna a hnok ka ti lem lo. Thaithawh ei dih (khim setsai lo ruang ah chuncaw ei chap dih) in Flo he coffee dawr ah ca zoh ah kan vai thawh. Thiang tein i kholh, hmui tein, lum tein thil a thiangmi tete i hruk i keden a lummi te van i danh i thli thiang lak te ah van chuah cu a nuam tuk ka ti. Lungthin a panhhlau ter ngai.

Photo by Florence Lian
You can stand under my umbrella ella ella ella … Photo by Florence Lian

Kannih lei siangngakchia umnak innkhaan pawl cu a hme tete, man fak tete (Europe style mu) an si i aleng kan chuah pah lo i chunnitlak innchung ah kan i erh ahcun kal zong khi thiam ti lo nak a si hen ta. Nihnih ni cu coffee dawr ah minung an tam tuk lo i a nuam ngai, siangngakchia cazoh nak an reserve tawnmi tthutnak lei ah cun kan tthu i Flo he coffee din pah, ruahpi surmi zoh pah, lam ah aa chawkmi ngiat pah, music ngaih pahin ca kan rel i a nuam tuk ti ka ruat len. Mah lio i vuk tiah ka lung ah a chuakmi cu kawlram (a bik in Hakha) ruahsur le tilianh lio kong a si.

Rain + Coffee + Book is good
Rain + Coffee + Book + Friend = Perfect Tuesday

Nai hrawng Laimi kan hawi le he bia kan i ruah i kan mang manh mi pawl kan i chimh ahhin kan mang cio background hi Laitlang lawngte a si. Tilianh le vawlei cimh kong nih a hlan deuh bantuk in cun ka lung cu a pil in a pil ter ti lo nain ka lung kil ah a um peng rih ko rua. Thawngpang a chiat saling kha cu lam hlat piah ka um ko nain ruah a sur ah ka lungthin a rit. Ka ttahchuak. Hi bantuk ruah thawng nih hin Hakha i a ummi ka pi le, ka nau le, ka nute le, ka ni le ka hawi le, a tthih in a tthih cang sual hna hnga maw ti ka ruat. Ruah a han lo lio i inn pawl a cimh cuahmah lio ah khan an mit a kuh tuk cang buin it ngam loin, an khua a sih tuk buin maw ruah han dingin thla an rak cam hnga ti ka ruah ah ka thin a fak tuk.

Credit to this user <3 You have no idea how encouraging this was when I needed the most
Credit to this account-owner <3 You have no idea how much I needed  this post of yours. Thank you if you ever find this blog-post.

Hi bantuk in laitlang/kawlram nih kan tonmi ruangah ruahpi (sur) a ttih thaimi an um sual ti khi, phan ding tampi lak ah, ka phang chih. Ruahpi nih mang chia a pek hna lai ding ka siang hna lo. A bikin, keimah bantuk ruahpi (sur) a uar mi nih ruahpi an ttih ding, an huat ding ka siang hna lo. Vawlei cung ahhin minung thil ti khawhnak in kan control khawh lomi thil tampi a um i, hi bantuk cung hin lungthin zeitin dah kan chiah lai ti hi ruah phu ngai a si, ti?

Birthday Post – Happy Birthday to me

Kristiansand ah sianginn ka kai hnu hin ka chuahni ah inn ah ka um ti lo, a sullam cu hlunghlai deuh tein thlacamnak le chuahni lawmhnak a ka tuahpiak tu an um ti lo tinak khi. Nain, hika a ummi ka hawi le tlawmpal te he dai tein kan tuah tawn i phundang tein a nuam tthiam hen ta.

filtered selfie, filter because, duh, it´s my birthday
What do you do when you´re waiting in line for something? You take a selfie and filter it. Filter because it makes me look pretty and duh, it´s my birthday

Tukum ka chuahni Aug 29 hi zarhte ni ah a tla i tha a dam tuk ka ti. Sianginn kai ni siseh law ka ttah lawng a chuak lai. Kan hnu zarh hnih chung sianginn ca a tam ning le sianginn kai a sau ning hi, 9AM – 4PM tiang kan kai peng. Ca tuah ding zong a um peng. Tang 10 Chin Super ka um lio le, IB ka kai lio bak khi kaa thei. Tuah ding tam tuk i nu le pa zong ngeih dih i lunglen in ttah thluahmah duh phun khi.

Surprise birthday cake from bestie, Florence <3
Surprise birthday cake from bestie, Florence <3

Friday zaan a van si ko bu i, ca van rel a hauh, tuah ding zong tam pah rih khi cu lungthin tlawmpal te cu a buai pah bak ko. Cu lio bakah hawi le nih Birthday cake van chuahpiak (i surprise tuah) khin cun thluak zong hi a fim dih. Flo nih a rak ka put hih, kaa nuamh tuk ning bak cu. Mah hnu khin cun ka ha lawngte a lang cang, ha langh buin ka it rua ka ti ;). Zaan ah thlapa a vai ngai chap i Pathian pekmi birthday laksawng tiah keimah tein kaa koih i kaa nuam chinchin.

Aug 29th, it looked brighter the night before
Full moon at Aug 29th, it looked brighter the night before tho

Zingka zong khi piang tak khin kaa tthang. Bawipa a ttha. Nikhua zong a ttha. Zarhte ni lawngah an zuarmi (a man a fawi deuh in an zuarmi) Hu Tieu soup timi kha Vietnam dawr (Lotus) ah Flo rian a kal hlan ah va ei kan duh cuh. Khan, kan i ttamh i kan va kal zok, 11 tlin hlan ah kan phan i an rak ong rih lo i innleng in kan hngah cuh,.

Saturday Special at Lotus with Flo
Saturday Special at Lotus with Flo. Breakfast

Kan ei dih in Flo bus stop ah ka va thlah i Joe´s (Joe & the Juice) ah coffee din pah, carel pah in Manu le Thangthang ka hngak hna. An rat in Lotus ah thaithawh/chuncaw an ei mi ka hngah pah hna in bia kan i ruah hna. Manu nih Burn a ka cawkpiak.

Lunch at Lotus again! May be it´s time I should demand some payment from Lotus ;), in the form of Hu Tieu Soup
Lunch at Lotus again! May be it´s time I should demand some payment from Lotus ;), in the form of Hu Tieu Soup

Mah dih khan ka ttin i sianginn ca tlawmpal ka tuah hih, a hauh ruang ah mu, a celh ka celh lo i kan chimh ta hna bia. Khan, tlawmpal ah Thaku (ka nau) a rak ra i ka va dong, ku Bikte nih laksawng a ka kuatmi post ah kan la, kiwi ah ngaikuang le le zaanriah ca kan caw i kan kir tthan.

Can´t believe I had to do this on my birthday, but, kids, that´s life, um humm
Can´t believe I had to do this on my birthday, but, kids, that´s life, umhumm

Ka ca tuahmi ka lim bak ah Flo rian in a rak ttin i zaanriah kan ei dih cu 8PM hrawng a si cang rua ka ti.

Dinner
Dinner at dorm

Khua chung Hos Naboen timi ah kan va kal i wine le beer (alcohol a um lo mi khi) hrai khat cio kan va din pah i bia tampi kan i ruah hna hen ta. Tlangval kong le sianginn kong le kawlram kong pawl mu. Kan din mi a herh lo tiangin a man a fah nak kong kan zai kan zai ta i kan ttin. Thlapa aa dawh tuk rih.

Complaining about the price
Complaining about the portion ( kids, don´t do this at home unless they´re non-alcoholic )

Inn kan phanh in kan zaanihnak thil (pjs) kan i thleng hna i kan ngaikuang tete cu tea he kan i meh i youtube kan zoh pah, bia kan i ruah pah hna i a nuam ngai.

Sorry, forgot to take before picture.
Sorry, forgot to take  the before picture.

Tukum ka chuahni cu a cangmi a tam ngai, a hme tete an si i duh a nung tete an si fawn, i ka uar tuk. Mah vialte a ka tuahpiaktu ka hawi le ka nau le nan cungah tam tuk tam tuk tam tuk in kaa lawm. Facebook, viber, sms, e-mail in chuahni a ka lawmhpi tu vialte nan cung zong ah kaa lawm tuk hringhran. Pakhat tete in ka rel dih, kaa lunghmuih tuk. A fiangmi cu ka kong (chikhat te a si zong ah) nan ruat ti a si ko i, mah ruang ahle ka cungah nan siaherhnak lungthin caan la in nan langhter mi nih a ka lawmh ter tuk. Bawipa nih thluachuah tampi in pe ko hna seh.

Have you seen the moon?
How old did I turn? Well, why don´t you take a guess? 😉

Young Mind Forever – Kristiansand ah zoh ding tete-le-Camilla Collett

Flo he Thaku kan va thlahnak in kan ttin pah ah Kristiansand bystranda (beach) hrawngah a ummi kan hawi le kan va chawn pah hna ;), hman kan thlakmi hna ka rak share.

Tuchun ka hmuhmi ah ka uar bik pahnihnak :)
Favourite one of the day – Let´s be young forever?

Mah thetse in sermi sculpture nih a pekmi sullam (message) hi ka uar tuk. Nifa tin kan upa (tar) deuh deuh, nain kan lungthin (kan chung) cu a no peng tinak khi, aa ttial ko khih. Ka bawah he aa keih tuk (aleh). Kei cu no peng kaa tim. Ka chuahni a si deng cang i i chim cia bia khi.

This one is by our very own local artist - thumbs up!
This one is by our very own local artist – thumbs up!

Mah thetse in an sermi hi fawi tein a rawk lo, ti le kaw an toih an ti.

Still life
Still life

A tang hman ka thlakmi hi a ther ngai hi ta ti?

Even if I were a boy, I will never pee in this thing, just saying.
Even if I were a boy, I will never pee in this thing, just saying.

Hi ka i a vei ngammi cu mi menmen lo an si.

Cute cute cute
Cute cute cute
the logos
logos

A thiam ngai ti?

Me and my old friend (Photo by Florence)
Me and my old friend (Photo by Florence)

Mah mithman hi Aa Dawt nih ka chuahni caah a ka cawkpiak ciami a si. Ka uar tuk. Aa Dawt, kaa lawmmmmmmm tuk <3.

This wood color - thumps up!
Vely vely nice

Thing color hi aa dawh tuk nan ti cio maw?

I don´t know who he is
I don´t know who he is

Flo a pupu.

Henrik Wergeland´s younger sister - a celebrated feminist pioneer
Henrik Wergeland´s younger sister – a celebrated feminist pioneer

Camilla Collett (1813-1895) a chimmi ah ka uar bik pakhat, “ Beauty is poor when it is not the harmonious expression of a similar mind´´, timi a si. Pastor fa a si i a u pa, Henrik Wergeland cu a hngal lomi nan um lai tiah ka ruat lo. Norway ram cu an chung nih an hui dih ko.

Thaizing sianginn kai nuam uh!

Round 2 of Kristiansand, Norway

For greater things have yet to come

And greater things are still to be done in this City

(Bluetree)

Trees on the way to the univeristy
Trees on the way to the univeristy
Botanic garden @UiA
Botanic garden @UiA
Botanic garden @UiA
Botanic garden @UiA
Home, or should I say, Room?
Home, or should I say, Room?
and Up to Baneheie, one of my many favourite places in town.
and Up to Baneheia, one of my many favourite places in town.

You’re the God of this City

You’re the King of these people

You’re the Lord of this nation

You are

Baneheie
Baneheia
Baneheia
Baneheia
Baneheia
Baneheia
Baneheia
Baneheia
and Back down to Room
and Back down to Room

You’re the Light in this darkness

You’re the Hope to the hopeless

You’re the Peace to the restless

You are

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Greater things have yet to come

And greater things are still to be done in this City

THERE IS NO ONE LIKE OUR GOD! <3

(God of this city – composed by Bluetree, sung by Chris Tomlin)

Kristiansand in Spring

Model:       Florence, the best friend <3

Location:  Kristiansand, Norway

Camera:   iPhone 4S (Thanks, Sang Lung)

Nehemiah 9:6

You alone are the Lord. You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, and all their starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them. You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship you.

#1 This view in Spring! Also awesome in Fall.
#1 This view in Spring! Also awesome in Fall.
#2 High-five to those who made this piece very interesting and decorative!
#2 High-five to those who made this piece very interesting and decorative!
#3 Now, how can I feed you trash when you are this cute, hæ?
#3 Now, how can I feed you trash when you´re this cute, hæ?
#4 Happiest blue!
#4 Happiest blue!
#5 Beautiful Florence and the yellow door.
#5 Beautiful Florence and the yellow door.
#6 I don´t have the slightest idea how I took this photo!
#6 I don´t have the slightest idea how I took this photo!
#7 You kinda have to be a spider or something like that.
#7 You kinda have to be a spider…
#8 Yay to the artist who made this baby <3
#8 Yay to the artist who made this baby <3!!!
#9 Another one of bestie aka my wonderful model with the blue door.
#9 Another one of bestie aka my wonderful model with the blue door.
#10
#10
#11 Selfie
#11 Selfie! The other side of my upper lip is pretty normal in real life, just saying :-/ !!
#12 Green
#12 Green
#13 This street never fails to make me one little happy soul!
#13 This street never fails to make me one happy soul!
#14 Hello Joe!
#14 Hello Joe!
#15 Colorful Kristiansand
#15 Colorful Kristiansand
#16 Flo
#16 Flo
#17 Close-up
#17 Close-up
#18 One of my favourites of Flo with the church door
#18 One of my favourites of Flo with the church door