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... here literally just before Christmas and having barely enough money to make it to Australia, this time we have four nights and a (little) extra cash so we can finally cram in all we missed on our first trip. Last time we stayed at Backpackers@SG in an 8 bed, spotlessly clean dorm, just a stones throw from Lavender MRT station, this time we are trying out the newly opened sister property, Travellers@SG, literally next door. The place is again squeaky clean, the staff are ...
... I managed to stand up on my second attempt.
Hmm, some cultural differences... some people like to use squatter toilets here which I haven’t yet tried but I’m sure it will be inevitable at some stage that I will try! A bit worried I might fall down the hole though. I am enjoying trying all the different foods here and it’s pretty cheap too although we still had to resort to fish and chips the other night! So I’m ...
... wind and had a tour on the river. What a change… from green mountains to sleek city! The city is clean, modern, and very VERY expensive. There’s a few skyscrapers and it’s even got a wheel like the London eye. The boat tour was excellent and a very welcome relief from walking!
That night was amazing sushi dinner followed by one of the best showers ever! All that walking, all those stairs and we didn’t even see a monkey! ...
... steel rods piercing their flesh).
After that trip down memory lane, Dan and I went to the Lido on Orchard Road where we saw “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” for us bringing back memories of India that made us laugh. The Singaporeans in the audience snorted along with us, appreciating as we did the humour and life in the Indian chaos. (I thought first of the Indian metro as soon as I saw the orderly way Singaporeans lined up for their subway trains—off to the ...
Exactly 4 days before my trip.
And at this time, I wish I was on a different time zone.
Mentally: Going insane.
I feel like the days are moving just too slow. Yesterday is not soon enough for me to get out of Singapore. Too much SG, too much of the same scenery for me...is just so so bad for my health.