Travel Blogs from Kampong Jerudong
... not long to go until we jump on our flights to spend the Christmas holidays with the family. First over to Spain to spend a few days there then over to the UK for Christmas and then on the back a stopover in Germany. Jacob and I are very excited!
Looking forward to the new year also as I get to start again with a new set of kids and have learnt a lot of things that I will either use or change next year round. Lots of plans!! See you in 2013. Merry Christmas all xx
... structure too, with four main turrets and two golden domes. It was built in 1992 to celebrate the 25th year of the Sultan's reign. We went again at night to see this structure, as it is all lit up. Looked fantastic. There is a wide dual staircase leading up to the first floor, with magnificent Italian chandeliers. Again, there are beautiful fountains around the outside grounds. The pictures don't do it justice.
We also went to ...
... could carry. I managed to fit everything in my pack but god I am not looking forward to having to carry it even 100 metres, let alone with a busted chest.
I opted out of visiting any of the markets and instead decided to rest up in preparation.
I ended up having a quick wander around the very small main area of town in search of a poncho. Certainly not worthy of more than an overnight stay, Limbang none the less has a certain charm to it. It is quite a bustling little town, ...
... a free concert to the people here in 1996 to celebrate the Sultan's 50th, the Sultan did not attend! They have now sold off the big rides and have a kept open only few small rides. The bigger phases of the park are now completely shut and nobody visits the open playground park. It is unbelievable, as the closed sections of the park look good but have big gaps where the rides once stood. No thrill rides left, as fun is not allowed! (actually since the Bruneians get a lot for ...
... was an almost complete lack of nightlife we settled for a nice meal on the waterfront to round off our day.
Day 134: Friday 1st June
After another breakfast at the local market we were approached by an American called Dave. He told us he was a tour guide that had moved to Brunei about 7 years ago. He offered to show us around Brunei as he was largely free for the day and liked to help tourists out knowing that the public transport in Brunei is, well ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking