Orchid Garden Hotel
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... stood by the door instructing us on the right way to do it without peeing all over ourselves... Here I am 24years old being instructed through a bathroom door on how to squat over a hole successfully... long gone were the days of being praised for going to the bathroom alone and using the "grown up" toilet so I had thought but upon walking out to wash my hands, cheers and clapping from everyone waiting... talk about ...
... boat we were exhausted and looking forward to the cool breeze from the river as we rode back in the boat. We stopped at a small creek a few minutes down river and this was the short walk to the waterfall we had not been told about and apparently it was a good idea to have thongs or sandals as the walk was down the middle of the creek and we were going to get our feet wet. Unfortunately the concierge had recommended we wear good shoes for walking so both of us ...
... would be a sober affair, literally, because Brunei is a dry country.
I joke about this, but while you're in Brunei it is no laughing matter. Speaking ill of the Sultan is a crime, as are a number of other things that you might not normally think of, because the Sultan has imposed a form of sharia (Muslim religious) law. Not only can you not say anything bad about the Sultan, but saying anything bad about Islam overall can get you ...
... a big highlight for me because I got to see of the other half live and was actually blown away about the whole experience. Topped off my day. That evening I went to find another restaurant that Danny recommended to try another dish called Ambuyat Sago, which was equally as good as my lunch. All I would say was there was a bit too much food. I had so many plates in front of me that I didn't know where to start or what to do with it. After my meal I had a nice coffee at ...
... scary photos on the internet. We had a good laugh about that.... it must have been somewhere different altogether! We got absolutely soaked through to the skin on our way back to the car... a tropical downpour. Sustained by a bowl of laksa, we headed back to the border with Brunei, taking care to stop at the duty free shop, where Lisa was able to buy 12 bottles of beer and two bottles of wine to take back into Brunei. She and her friends ...