The Life Of The Summer Years Essay

1370 Words Nov 17th, 2015 6 Pages
Home or away? I know what I 'd choose in a heartbeat. For me, the summer months have always been one of the highlights of the year. From a young age, I have loved escaping to new places.
What made this holiday so special is that we were reunited with our good friends who live in Australia, The Fletcher family. For as long as I can remember, The Fletchers and my family have been very close friends. Our families would socialise every two or three weeks whether it was at a party or just spending Friday evenings together. Unfortunately, around 7 years ago, The Fletchers moved to Australia to begin a new life.
To this day, there have been only a few opportunities where we have been reunited. So, in summer 2015, The Fletcher family and my family decided to meet up somewhere in between Scotland and Australia. We decided on the exotic location of Malaysia.
Our extensive journey to Malaysia began on a Sunday morning at 6am when we headed to Edinburgh Airport. Twenty five hours later and feeling extremely jet lagged; we landed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We were quickly whisked away in a taxi, heading to the city. I gazed out of the window in anticipation; it was a different world. Home to nearly 2 million people, the city was buzzing with life in every direction. The city was filled with enormous skyscrapers, elegant boutique stores, massive designer shopping malls, I was completely mesmerised. After short while of touring the city, out of the corner of my eye, I spotted five distant…

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