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... from China who spoke almost no English and the other was an Indian from Sydney who only spoke English and no Chinese - both trying to communicate with each other which normally just turned into them drinking more beer. They were fun guys to talk to, also to speak to someone from home was pretty cool.
After leaving my new friends I headed back to my apartment, via the overpass which gave a great view of the lanterns - and so ended a pretty jam packed day!
... my team. But it also rained which I guess was a good thing because it was really hot and sunny, but then again the whole place became really slippery after the rain. So other than the weather, I really did think that the heritage sites around Kampong Glam realy did speak to me in such a way that it felt like I was revisiting and reminiscing the old and golden days of Singapore when it was just developing into the metropolitan it is ...
... the Malay culture here in SG.
There are a few accommodation nearby, such as Park Royal Hotel, Pan Pacific Hotel etc. and the accessibility to the mosque is quite easy as it is around 300+ meters away from Bugis MRT Station, and there is public transport such as buses, but for people like me doing business, a car or taxi would be the best transport and yeah, it is easy to get in there.
Second Stop: Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple
As we were walking along Pagoda Street we walked past the Singapore Coins and Notes Museum and decided to walk in because of the huge stone coin we saw outside. The first thing Gadharhar said upon seeing the coin was "How would they bring this around to buy anything!". Upon entering we immediately revelled in the coolness of the air conditioning as compared to the heat from outside. After paying our entrance fee and getting our sticker to prove we were visitors, ...
... before their festival they have to go on fasting. Which mean they couldn't eat or drink until sunset.
2.30pm - Its our free and easy time! We get to see lots of different kind of shop. Mostly sold their Malay traditional costume. We also get to see lots of different variety of street food and accessories.
4.30pm - Return back to the hotel.
This is how me and my family spend almost half a day at the Kampong glam. Its a great ...