Rizqun International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bandar Seri Begawan
... flight I sat next to a nice Bruneian man who has a phi from the UK and is the librarian at the Brunei University. He was fasting and didn't appear stoked when I asked him if he minded me having some alcohol so I slipped it into my coke only when he was having one of his frequent naps. I watched Kit Harington's Pompeii (bit awful) and The Prestige which was better. When the plane landed (2 ...
... to Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien mosque which is Brunei's national mosque. The shopping mall was ok. Nothing too special, but the lunch I had in there was amazing. My first taste of Brunei's food and I was blown away. Shortly after my lunch I walked to the national mosque. It looked really impressive from the outside. I loved the l fact that it had a lake around it. I had to take my shoes off and put on a gown just like what Isabel and myself had to do in Malaysia's ...
... the grand piano was abandoned and silent. We managed to make afternoon tea last from 3pm - 7pm ........ with copious cakes and copious chatting it was not a problem!
Monday morning , Lisa's BIRTHDAY and Lisa had planned to take me for a 'bit of a walk' up Bukit Shabadar. So I couldn't argue with that. This was something I certainly hadn't done when I lived in Brunei, but I know that 'Bukit' is the Malay word for 'hill' , so I was a ...
... members of the tribe of pure blood. Their longhouse is now a mixed community of many smaller tribes and of mixed blood from intermarriage. They continue to eke out an existence and are in the process of completing a new longhouse, without the aid of the government.
We spend a bit of time exploring the area around the Longhouse. There is a small church, still decorated ...
... At the top the view was fairly amazing. When you looked down all you could see were the tops of trees and it was the same in whichever direction you looked for as far as you could see. However, I did not spend much time at the top as my attention was focused on the spirit level attached to the tower that served no purpose except to show that the tower was decidedly not level.
Henry was very pleased to be back on firm ground (as was I to be honest) but ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking