After a 4h layover in Zurich and a 12h flight, here we are in Singapore! The beginning of a three weeks journey, without an itinerary and backpacking.
Overall, the flight was okay, except some turbulences few hours before landing. When we arrived in Singapore it was already evening but we still went for a "short" walk. Here, 3km seem longer than home. I wonder why?!
It took us only 1h walking to reach Marina bay district. I am amazed by the city lights and the skyscrapers. I've never seen something like this.
|View from Helix bridge|
Now I can say I got used with the temperature and the humidity. When I left Bucharest there were 2-4 degrees and here it's ~27 degrees with over 60% humidity. With the sleep I'm still behind.
The next day we stopped first at the world's cheapest Michelin restaurant:Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice Noodle
. The food was not so impressive as we were expecting. Next time I would try something different. This is their signature meal.
After lunch we wandered a little bit through Chinatown.
|Street art in Chinatown|
|Street in Chinatown with colourful houses|
From Chinatown we headed to Marina bay district to checkout the Gardens by the Bay. Meanwhile it started to rain. I was wandering when that will happen. Before leaving I was checking the weather in Singapore and always was cloudy and rainy. In fact it's partial cloudy and it doesn't rain too much. While I am here I will not check the weather app.
Coming back to our timeline. When it started to rain, we went to visit the Cloud Forest, lush vegetation of the tropical highlands & a tall waterfall in a soaring, contemporary greenhouse.
After the rain stopped, we headed to Little India.
|Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, a hindu temple|
|Playground for children with colourful elephant statues in Little India |
|Street art in Little India|
At the end of the day my Fitbit wrist band was showing me 27k steps.
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