Hotel 81 - Hollywood
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4.5 - 8.5.2012 - Singapore
Koska en näillä näkymin pääse juurikaan ottamaan osaa Leijonahuumaan lätkän pällistelyn merkeissä, supporttia ja rispektiä lähdettiin harjoittamaan toivon mukaan oikealla momentumilla visiitille Leijonakaupunkiin. Olin ajatellut alun perin, että skippaan Singaporesta jauhamisen kokonaan, koska …
... Street. I love walking without a goal in place as you stumble across random events like Asian Festival of Children's Content at the National Library, finding cardboard box forts to then walking into Raffles Hotel and taking a leisurely stroll through their courtyards enjoying the atmosphere of people sipping on their Singapore Slings.
After this, the humidity got the better of me and I headed back to the airport to face the next leg of my trip .. to Delhi I go! ...
... the Peranakan area, where all the rich people live. We learned about the Bambas and the Nanyas (men and women) - culture, weddings, housing, marriage - it was all covered. We stopped at a dodgy looking place on the side of a road and told that this is where we will be sampling some local cuisine. Josh and I exchanged worried looks and followed Phillip inside. We were led out the back to a small private dining area where our food was already laid ...
... restaurant where the boys cooked their own dinner on a grill on their tables.
Most of the boys were pretty tired, but a few still ventured off to the Chinatown Markets in Singapore. These markets are more tourist knick-knacks and souvenirs (and yes Mr Wisnewski did get the group slightly lost again but figured it out in the end (sometimes maps are good)).
Sorry no photos - forgot my camera! While try and get some of the boys!
Singapore is only the third city I have biked my way around (well, 4th if Versailles counts as a city?) but I am already convinced it is one of the best ways to see a city quickly enough to be effective but slowly enough to enjoy it; you easily cover more ground than walking and you burn more calories than hopping on and off an open-topped bus. A word of warning though - in Singapore you need to be ready to sweat. A lot. Despite an ...
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