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 ...
... all the people. Really peaceful despite all the cars.
At the Istana just at the junction we happened to come across someone from the palace leaving. And wow it turned out to be the crown prince in his nice white Ferrari!
We then headed to the Royal Regalia Museum which had fine exhibits of the sultan's belongings. The chariot where he paraded in. His palace and gifts and ...
... so colorful and vibrant with friendly stall holders who don't mind me trying some foods I've never seen before! All sorts of prawns, shrimps, fish... chicken, every vegetable you could imagine as well as fruits, stalls with baskets and clothes, handbags and shoes, it really has it all and was extremely enjoyable. It's right by the river so we're also offered all sorts of tours and trips but that's for another day and all in all, a great start to ...
... visited, and Islamic art and the history of shell oil in Brunei wasn't really of much interest to me.
I was keen to see the Brunei traditions exhibition but the overstaffed reception informed us that it was closed for maintenance, so coming here was a wasted journey. I vented my frustrations openly on a comments card and posted it in the glass box ensuring everyone who chose to could read it!
Desperate for something to do we headed ...
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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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