Changi Museum & The River Front
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Caught the train and bus to go to the Changi Museum. The exhibition is excellent but I thought it was a pity that this is all by itself away from other attractions in the city, especially when it has already been moved from its original location.
With map in hand I headed back to the city and this time found the riverfront. Bought a ticket for a 30 minute cruise along the river for $13. This was well worth the money and an easy way to see the sights in the area.
After the cruise I spent some time walking around the riverside and crossing some of the many bridges. There are some really nice old buidings in this area - in between the multitude of shopping centres.
Decided to be game and buy dinner from one of the eating houses near the hostel.
Heaps of people came into the hostel that night. The manager booked a cab to pick me up at 3.30am to get me to the airport. I decided it would be safest to sit up and wait - even though I probably wouldn't have slept anyway. A couple of guys who'd come in from the UK and a guy from Burma were sitting around in the lounge and we were chatting but the hostel manager chased them off to bed at about midnight. I sat around and had a shower at about 2.45am and just after 3.00 heard the taxi arrive downstairs - so on my way with heaps of time to make the plane.