Palm Garden Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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- 66.3% Malays
- 11.2% Chinese
- 3.4% Indigenous
- 19.1% other
... was actually a Singapore dollar. Which no one had any problem accepting. Which is sort of neat and is good because it means that I can (hopefully) use all the Brunei dollars I have left over when I'm in Singapore.
After I had some local currency on me, I was trying to figure out what to do. There were a couple of taxi drivers there and I got one of them to tell me that the local bus stop was about three kilometers away. It was a bright, sunny and ...
Most people in Brunei used to live in water villages -- collections of houses built on stilts over rivers or lakes. In fact, in the early 1900s over half the population of Brunei lived in water villages, and many still choose to even though the government is trying to discourage this.
This part of the capital city is called Kampong Ayer, split across both sides of the river. There are about 20,000 people who live there now. It is actually made up of 28 contiguous ...
... it would be like Hobart Airport, I meant Devonport.
So we had nowhere to sit, and nothing to drink other than curious iced coffee and tea concoctions.
We took up some time by browsing the souvenir stand for tacky souvenirs. (Every place I go my aim is to buy the tackiest souvenir I can find. Brunei Airport did not let me down on this.)
Lil Sis decided to brave officialdom and go outside. To do this you have to pay $5 (Brunei $ only, which I ...
... though the royal institution dates back to the 14th century. The present Sultanīs name is Hassanal Bolkiah (head of the state since 1967). He has an estimated net worth of USD 20 billion. Hassanal Bolkiah belongs to the richest people in the world. According to Forbes magazine his fortune hasnīt changed since 2009, but oil production, which is the main source of his wealth, is slowing and reserves are expected to last only 25 years. Regarding the fortune of ...