Stay in Geylang Hotel and Walking Around Orchard Road

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We are urgently looking for a taxi stand location seems to be on the outside of the mall, right under the monorail track. Taxis in Singapore are generally using a large sedan, which although a bit old but very well maintained. We are on track to queue for several minutes before getting a taxi. It’s convenient because the rules and not have to scramble.

At 15:40 we leave Vivo City to the hotel in Geylang area. All the way to the hotel, we continued chatting with the driver. He talked about the daily life of the people singapore, also on a variety of staples such as vegetables, water, and others are all supplied from malaysia.

After traveling 30 minutes, we were up at Fragrance Hotel Ruby in 10 hall 20 Geylang Rd. SGD11 taxi fare. The hotel turned out to be in the red-light area. The hotel is quite clean and tidy. The hotel we chose because sult accidentally gets budget hotel for families in Singapore. This experience became a lesson to be more careful in choosing a hotel.

Since we had booked over the internet, check-in takes place smoothly. Once inside the room, another surprise waiting. Rooms are very small. We have never seen a hotel room is very small. Although comfortable and the service is like a five-star hotel, but we had crammed in rooms measuring 3 x 4 m2.mungkin can describe an expensive land prices in singapore.

The next destination is the heart of Singapore, Orchard Road. Back we hailed a taxi from the terminal. This time the driver of a china-old and very friendly and happy to chat. even with familiar along the way he tells a lot to like about Sim Lim Square as the center of cheap electronics, playstation store, and a variety of cheap games, as well as about the place Hawer Food Glutton Bay near Orchard. We got off at Far East Plaza Orchard Rd, and pay a fee with a surcharge of 35% SGD7.

From the Far East we walked down Orchard while enjoying and feel the atmosphere of spending the night in the center of Singapore. We passed Mega Store Takashimaya, Tangs, and Paragon. Sometimes we go for a while to see some of the products sold.

We also look at Lucky Plaza, the mall and the famous old apartment. Here you can rent an apartment at a cost of approximately SGD100 per night, however, many who live there in order for treatment to the hospital Mount Elizabeth, which is not far from there.

For hawker, we only got to taste the yogurt in a take-away counter roadside. The price is quite a SGD2 per glass.
After tired of walking, at 20.00 we decided to return to Geylang. We are looking for a taxi stand are widely available in the center of the crowd. Here we stay lined up towards the turn. This time we got a taxi driven by a middle-aged Indian man. With a very calm demeanor and polite driver was speaking in English that good. Way back to Geylang turned out pretty far. We passed the Esplanade, Suntec, and Bras Basah. About 30 minutes later we arrived at Geylang akhrinya to pay SGD20 without a surcharge of 35% because it was past the peak-time.

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