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Only drawback to this accommodation was the major building works going on on Bencoolen Street, right outside the hotel. Other than this, it was fine and central for our two day stay.
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This day is going to be the best ever! We're going to the Universal Studios Singapore! Its really on Sentosa Island but any way.
We went on the Transformers ride first. It was in Sci-Fi City.
It was soooooooooo cool. There were 3-D videos everywhere. You didn't move, you just sat in Evac (A transformer that was in the fight - he is a car) and you rock and you roll like you are one of the transformers in the fight. Even falling over the side of a building.
... in the same bag as the one from yesterday. The main issue however was my shoes. A combination of my feet, many hours tramping through filthy streets, no socks, excessive heat, monsoon rain water and being left to fester in plastic bags had conspired to create a smell that although not too pervasive is utterly indescribable (and I had a go at the Taj Mahal!) We passed through a shopping centre so large it had its own indoor boating river and craned our necks upwards at ...
... defeat. It was 3:30pm, and probably 35C, with no clouds. Instead we hopped on a train.
Dinner was one of our favourites in the city. Back to the same Chinese food mall that we’d eaten at a few days ago, this time we got rice and chicken (along with several other types of meat) cooked in a clay pot. It was delicious! Having a few Singaporean dollars that needed to be spent (it was too small to exchange) we went to a different food court ...
... adorned the streets but the true treasures of Orchard Road are below street level. Every retail outlet that you could name and imagine are collected in multi levels underground. Greg likened it to a bee hive – many levels in all different directions and people everywhere – way more than up on street level, probably due to the fact that it was cool down there and very warm up above. After a couple of hours below ground it was back to ...