The Brunei Hotel
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Can't believe my Borneo adventure is already over... the time just seems to fly. My last blogpost was written in the plane TO Borneo and at this very moment I am flying back from Borneo to Indonesia. Initially I only went to Borneo because of my visa. When you enter Indonesia, you receive a visa for a 30 day- stay. By leaving the country and …
... in the car park, and then we went back to Lisa's. Couldn't believe this trip is coming to an end and I'm leaving in the morning.
Farewell to Lisa at the airport - and I'll hopefully see her somewhere in Europe this summer when she'll be going to visit her parents in France.
Air Asia to Kuala Lumpur ( again!), then change flights to Bangkok. The elections are over and the demonstrators have moved from Sukhumvit. The city is ...
... for a good couple of hours which once again is a first for me, I've never seen a city go so quiet.
While I'm here I want to visit the impressive 6 Star Empire Hotel and we arrange to go by local bus the following day, unfortunately the bus overheated and broke down for an hour or so before we got moving again. Everyone waited outside as inside was far too hot with a few of the locals all chatting to us to see where we're from ...
... a highlight. In fact it's worth a visit to Bandar just to take a boat out to here.
Negotiating a taxi boat isn't much fun, as they do try to rip you off, but if you wait long enough, as we did, you may be lucky enough to get a good price. We were offered just B$15 for a 1 hour tour, compared to offers of up to B$60 from some of the more tourist boats (the ones with roofs).
Or boatman was very informative as we speed through the waterways in and ...
... that mum taught at when she lived in Brunei. It was very big. It had 1600 kids in it. After we did that we went for a boat ride down a river to see crocodiles, proboscis monkeys and fire flies. We saw five crocodiles and something like twelve monkeys. We also saw monitor lizards in trees, especially dead trees. Then we went to a pizza and pasta place. I made my own pizza with cheese, olives and tomato. It was yummy. When we were going home there was a big traffic jam. I had a great ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Brunei Hotel Bandar Seri Begawan
I highly recommended for anyone want to just visit BSB to stay with this hotel as this hotel is located in many top attractions in BSB! Nice facility, friendly staff & of course clean! :D
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