Sha Villa (Superior)
Travel Blogs from Singapore
... for their Sunday brunch. It is $150/head for lunch but well worth it with really lovely food and beautiful wines to wash it all down. No dinner again tonight.
On our last day Noel has to head off to work and the girls hit Arab Street looking for fabrics, so Michael and I source out a pub and enjoy a few very tasty beers and manage to arrive home barely a minute before the girls....phew, that was good timing!
We head to a local market ...
... never been stung by a bee before and I come to Singapore and it happens on the first day. We got back to the hotel and in the lobby waiting was Vivian, Aylin, and Mayuri. It was nice to see Vivian and Mayuri (both from Emory). We went upstairs to start searching online for apartments. We called so many agents and finally found one that was willing to take us out immediately, but he could only fit four in his car and there was five of ...
... but Singapore's Little India had some of the best food places we've seen. Hidden away in one particular courtyard were a bunch of stalls, the biriyani and chicken dosai dishes we shared were really amazing. The rest of Little India was quite spread out, so lacked the same charm we found in Georgetown, but the food made up for it massively. The next area to explore was a collection of heritage streets, including the central Sultan mosque, Arab street lined ...
My "Going Ape: Robert & Haley" video production is now uploaded to my Vimeo site:
Must enter password : harrakavideos (no spaces or capitals)
The video is 9 minutes long, and covers our entire adventure.
... for the 2nd ,an to come over and we ordered some spiced green beans - delicious! Napkins are not customary to offer even to paying customers, and we noticed that everyone around us were buying them. However we had tissues in our bag, so we just used those. Thinking back, we were probably rude in not purchasing any. So while we could have ordered beer (like most around us), we may well have had 4 different checks to pay. So weird!
Next stop: Sumatra, ...
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