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... of water, so there is 118 small islands with 156 water canals with over 400 pedestrian bridges joining the islands. We line up for a water taxi and it all looks a little disorganised, so picture this there is probably 500 ex cruise passengers waiting with way too much luggage (including us) in a small area all trying to achieve the same outcome at the same time, not going to happen. Our first attempt in getting a water taxi is shut down because they ran out of taxi's???? ...
... once again before getting into the another plane. So that all made flight to be delayed about 3h. Because of the time change and massive jet lag I was really struggling to keep my eyes open by then. Thankfully flight to Bangkok was a quick one, and way to the public taxis was straight forward, so not much longer after the landing I was sitting in the pink ac taxi taking me to the hotel. And obviously first thing I did after arrival was taking a looong ...
... more avenue than just a street. Whatever luxurious brand crosses your mind, you may be sure it is represented in Orchard Road. From what I remember you can find there Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Emporio Armani, Cartier, Prada, Dior, Valentino, Ermenegildo Zegna, Versace, Hugo Boss, Max Mara etc. Besides these unaffordable items there are also H&M, Zara, Victoria´s Secret and many others. If I had to try to compare Orchard Road to some popular shopping streets of Milan it would ...
... expected this with Singapore having
one of the lowest crime rates in the world but also one of the
highest execution rates.
So, some of our cheaper days consisted
of walking the streets; marina bay area, china town, little india,
Orchard road (don't make special effort to go here unless you want to
shop as that is all there is – a load of malls – again!), Chinese
and Japanese gardens and you can tell it is a city doing well with a
... as rich as Sg. But still one should not compare, for it's another culture.
What do I know about Indonesia? Not much. Except it's one of the worlds largest exporter of Coffee and Tobacco. I swear everywhere I went, it smelled of cigarette, and coffee, yes it's different..
The currency is very low ...