Somerset Grand Cairnhill Singapore
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Left Adelaide with 5°, arrive Singapore 32° & humid. Flight was pretty good and airline was on par with Emerites. Now 9 hrs to kill.
After wandering around the airport checking everything out, we did the 2 hour Singapore lights tour. We had to meet at 5.55pm, and we got back to the airport after 9.30. 2 hour tour? We lost an hour having to exit customs, etc. But the rest was a good coach tour.
The tour was well worth it, especially for being free. ...
... The lounge wasn't as nice as in Brisbane and we found out that the SilverKris lounge is the fancy one for business/First class guests whereas the gold lounge is for frequent flyer members.
Made our way by shuttle train to gate 21 at 10:30. Went through security checks here, yes very strange, but we remembered this from our last trip.
Sat and waited for a while then boarded at 11:30. Our seats were 37J & K in the middle of the plane over the wing. Takeoff was at ...
... wanted. I personally choose to sleep!!!! The food was nothing special but filled us up. When we arrived in Singapore we went for a bit of a walk to stretch our very tired legs. By this time the tiredness had started to settle in and after having some tea we went and found a nice quiet spot to have a sleep for a couple of hours ...
... also missed the last train anyway.
So with the 4 of us standing on an empty platform like plonkers, we got chatting and agreed we would share a cab to the city together.
As it also turned out, they were booked into a hotel just a hop, skip and a jump from us in the centre so it all worked out perfectly.
We got chatting to them in the taxi and it turns out they were French and she was working in the Embassy in Kuala Lumpur and were just ...
... bite to eat, we accepted the fact that our time in Singapore was drawing to a close, so we climbed into Venture's Kia one last time for the quick jaunt to the airport. Before we knew it we were on our flight to Kota Kinabalu, in Malaysian Borneo. I hadn't appreciated just how much of a no-frills airline Air Asia was until the flight attendant announced that there was a strict "no outside food" policy. They had a captive cabin full of hungry ...