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TravelPod Member ReviewsStrand Hotel Singapore
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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Awake too early today but kept those legs up. Caught up on facebook friends and began am really start to the day. Went into Blabbers Cafe for another breakfast. We hadn't even sat down yet when the eggs, hash browns and weiners arrive. We're off now. Till later
Singapore is as beautiful as we remembered it to be. Oh if only we could capture the smells and the feel of the heat to share like photos. We remembered the people here are some of the best dressed in the world. Stylish but still very modest. Isn't it amazing that modesty and conservative lifestyle is still appreciated and welcomed anywhere. Phil …
We left the hotel after breakfast to catch the Hippo (hop on hop off) bus. We went to the Botanical Garden. The fragrance was amazing! We wandered around the garden for several hours. The most enjoyable section was the orchids. As most of my fb would remember the orchids was mom's favorite flower. I also got some close ups of purple ones for Carla …
... Worth a look. We went into the newly opened Indian Heritage Centre which was really good. We got a sense of the history and culture of Indians in Singapore. The first came with Raffles in the early 1800's. One more night in Singapore then home. We are both looking forward to our train ride from Sydney to Bungendore and seeing Anna and Owen again. We get to catch up with everyone else on the long weekend for Owen's ...
... Only then you can go through immigrations. After that there is only one single shop with a bit of food and drinks. And the waiting lounge is airconditioned.
What can you do other than waiting. Luckily, I had a bottle of water and some Oreo cookies with me. To kill time, I started conversation with an Indonesian expat working for a subcontractor to the oil and gas industry. He is a paleotologist studying the processed field samples under a microscope to get some ...