Travel Blogs from Singapore
... to a lot of border crossings the Malasia/Singapore one is very civilised, as it has to be for the thousands of people who commute over it every day. Still, Sunday evening, when half of Singapore is returning from a bargain-hunting shopping spree in Malaysia, is not the ideal time to cross.
As we reached the Malaysian border we had to get off the bus and queue up through passport control. Once through that we had to find our bus and get back on to ...
... tired having hardly slept on the plane and, with our hostel room being very near the bathroom, there was a lot of noise come early morning. This was compounded by the fact that our neighbours, evidently sharing a room key, considered it necessary to continuously knock on their various doors until someone opened it. I think that by the time we got out of bed, my usually very placid husband was strongly considering going out and showing them how he felt by knocking their heads ...
... It was hilarious when a volunteer from the crowd had a giant snake draped around his neck when he wasn't looking. It was even funnier when the snakes three handlers ran away and turned the lights off on the poor guy who was standing there all wound up in snake. After the show we jumped on the tram (after queuing for a while) and took the Night Safari tour. This had elephants, a tiger and plenty of other animals up close. By the time the ...
... am definately going to make
the best of these last days. We've already got so much planned.
But that's pretty much it for now as we only just got here! When I arrive in Holland I will be able to update my blog completly. I might actually be able to upload some foto's again too. (This has really been an issue from day one)
So if you're interested keep an eye out for my last post!
... of Buddha Siddhartha teeth and the relic is enclosed in a casket made from 320Kg of gold donated by local devotees. That’s the equivalent of four whole solid gold Robin’s, with a 24 carat Sarah thrown in for good measure! (Actually, that concept is really growing on me. In fact, if you will indulge me for a moment, and leave aside the devotion of some very rich and likely very guilt ridden Singaporean Buddhists, I would like you all to take a moment ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center