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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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... for a swim, on to Marina Bay, dominated by the new Marina Bay Sands Hotel looking like a ship stranded on top of three towers, the Esplanade Theatres affectionately called The Durians by the locals for their resemblance to this smelly fruit, and the Merlion, the half lion, half fish national symbol of Singapore.
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... shakes made with tea ice cream. Talia had a Pink Beauty and Ken had iced tea. All very good and refreshing. We decided to head to Orchard Street. The girls were keen to see the shopping area. We caught the MRT, so clean and efficient, and got off at Dhoby Ghaut. We should have got onto a connecting MRT and got off at Orchard, but it looked like a short enough walk. It was - if you went in the right direction. We walked until Orchard turned into Bras Basah and turned around. ...
... along the way Ryan's eyes straying to the sunglasses and watches. We arrived at the Marina where the tallest skyscrapers of the business district stared down at us. We opted for a open air street food market for dinner. It was alright, I guess we will have to search a little more for the culinary supremacy that Singapore boasts. After dinner we headed home. I had no trouble falling asleep, the problem was staying asleep with Ryan continually elbowing me in the back to stop ...
... We are allowed to leave Malaysia after all. An easy enough process but you must remember to get the car paperwork correctly stamped. No-one on the ground queries or reminds you, nor does anyone at the border actually make any effort to check that we are actually leaving in a car.
... but we had some good views of the city and the workmen dismantling the F1 Grand Prix track and stands from the race 4 days ago. It finally stopped raining while we rode the bus for its whole hour's circuit admiring the skyscrapers, Raffles Hotel, the highly decorated streets (reminiscent of Blackpool Illuminations’ overhead lights) in Chinatown & Little India, the Flyer & the beautiful Gardens By the Bay. ...