Hotel Seri Malaysia Johor Bahru
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Today we traveled to Malaysia by bus. We had to wake up extra early to take it (at 8am). But there was a massive traffic jam as today was a public holiday in Singapore. So it took us more than an hour to arrive to the first checkpoint. There was a very long queue to get out of Singapore as well as to take the bus again. It took us another ...
Today we wnt to the bird park in Jurong (east of Singapore). We saw many colorful birds from ibises to peguins. We had lunch with parrots and saw the high flyers show. It was really nice, we saw how smart parrots could be as some talked, painted, did puzzles and managed to fly through narow hoops. We even got to ...
... then out towards Changi - would be great way to get to work and around the place (if your bike had aircon!) Actually, its been pretty breezy, which is most welcome. The whole Gardens area, and the flower shaped Art Science Museum, was built as a condition of the permission to build the Marina Bay Sands Hotel/Casino.
So the Gardens and Museum are free (except for the paying bits! - we paid to walk ...
... to level 4 to checkin.
It didn't open until 11:15 and we got chatting to a couple from Sweden, who gave us some pointers about Stockholm.
Checked in then went through security and immigration. Had a quick look at duty free cameras then went to the Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge at 12:45.
Really impressed with the lounge there were lots of gluten free lunch options, butter chicken, nasi goreng, rice paper rolls, cherry tomato bocconcini, fruit, as well ...
... the Bay. We both remember the Singapore River as a dirty stinking water. Now it has been cleaned up and restaurants and pubs line the river walk. The colorful lights create a nice romantic atmosphere.
The next morning Mike continued the search for his old working place. The barracks actually still exist and have been turned into art galleries. We had a nice encounter with a young man. When we asked him ...