The Sun Sets on Singapore

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I like this one coz it's colourful. This was in the heart of Little India, I'm not really sure what it is...
Well, these have been our last few days in Singapore as tomorrow we have our bus ticket for Melaka on the west coast of Malaysia, leaving at 1:30pm. A couple of days ago, Rhodri joined us at our current hostel in Bugis, and we have now talked and tried to plan the next part of the trip, the following two weeks of which will all be in Malaysia. As it's awesome!

Showing Rhodri around the country I'm starting to thing of as home we've been here so long, we revisited the Buddha Tooth Relic Chamber Temple (and I've included a slightly better photo of it), but unfortunately this time we just missed the viewing times for the actual tooth relic. Ah well, Rhodri misses out on looking at a marble through a pain of glass! We have now just taken a wander through Little India and I revisited Arab Street and the Sultan Mosque in Kampong Glam, which the other two had yet to see.
The big green psychedelic hand seat in Blue Jazz. Nothing quite like relaxing on a hand with a Tiger beer.
This time we were allowed into the mosque but not into the main prayer area, not being Muslims. We were however made to wear long green robes as our shorts weren't long enough, and I thought it was hot before...
A wander through the Arabian streets out back saw us sampling all of the musical instruments the various shops had to offer, including the "bean" - a much fabled instrument that is very hard to get a sound out of. This is a good thing as, once accomplished, sounds, well, aweful. But very fulfilling :-). A drink at the "Blue Jazz followed where a hideous green hand-chair was a main feature - psychedelic, but uncomfortable.

This evening, being our last night, we are going for (hopefully!) a Singapore Gin Sling at the famous Raffles Hotel (that amusingly enough is just down the road from our cheap little hostel). Forewarned from last time I was here, we know sandels and shorts are absolutely forbidden so a quick change will be in order. Hopefully we'll be able to afford it...
Vector_J says:
Excellent know we know that at least you and Rhodri are alive! Enjoy malaysia, it's amazing, consider the perenthian islands whilst there if you haven't already!
Posted on: Apr 21, 2008
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