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 ...
... English is very clear which makes our stay easy. Our bus driver even tells us a good place to stay and in fact is the cheapest around, and shows us places to visit with a local market going on just nearby the bus station he advises us to quickly get checked in because it's nearly time for mosque and everything shuts down for a couple of hours.
I straight away enjoy the vibe of Brunei and after check in we hit the market which ...
... them in this museum, but surely anyone who had presented him with said gifts would be a little offended that they do not reside in one of his many homes.
There were some lovely glass boxes containing what appeared to be chocolates and other edibles, from the prince of Saudi Arabia, but these hadn't even been consumed and remained in the containers looking like they had gone well past their sell by date.
Be warned that some of the rooms ...
... and then hammered on an anvil to make it very tender. I regret not trying that, but it was a bit smelly.
Brunei was an interesting place to visit. Given more time, I think the museum would have been worth a visit, but there wasn't a huge amount to see. The Bruneian people seemed more reserved than the Malaysians, but once we talked to them they were very friendly. I think they just aren't so used to dealing with tourists, as we hardly saw any.
Next stop: ...
... put my camera in the locker at the front
The inside rooms had gold laced gowns, the interior of the royal palace, the throne room, and parliament table.
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking