Travel Blogs from Kampong Jerudong
... broken down and she arrived at school to find all the other teachers in their official school baju for the school celebration of National Day. Poor Lisa!
In the meantime Melati had called to arrange to pick me up to go for lunch with her brother and her cousin. Again.... it was so lovely to see them. They have a special place in my memories, and although they are all grown up people.... I can see the characteristics and personality ...
... definitely accurate. There's certainly a feeling that nothing has been updated in the last fifty years or so. The sheets all seem to have holes in and the walls have scuff marks. That said everything seems to be clean and it's great to have air conditioning, a TV and our own bathroom. We went straight out to try to find a bank as the one at the airport only took MasterCard and we ended up in ...
'I can't believe I'm going to Brunei... Brunei of all places' I repeated to Steve for the millionth time, he must be sick of hearing that by now but I never thought in my wildest dreams that I would ever... ever be here! Brunei... I had myself so syced up that just before touch down I felt completely overwhelmed as the tears run down my cheeks, honestly what was going on as I quickly got myself together!
On arrival Steve and ...
... cameras, phones, shoes and bags it seems, so be prepared to hand over your belongings and put them in a locker whilst you wander round the rabbit warren of a museum. There is room after room of cabinets displaying mainly items gifted to the Sultan. Most things are labeled with details of who gifted them, but some are disappointingly not. I was more intrigued by what exactly some of these gifts actually were, as it was often impossible to determine whether the ...
... did, but it was certainly very rich. Some also have brains and other gubbins added, but this one definitely didn't.
In the evenings currently there is a night market near the mosque. This is for the 67th birthday celebrations of the Sultan. His birthday was actually in July, but that was during Ramadan, so he is celebrating it now instead. The market is predominantly food, which mainly seemed to be burgers (beef, chicken or goat) and squid that was ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking