36hrs in Singapore

Down Town Singapore

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The Merlion Singapore Harbour

Well after 13hrs of travel via Melbourne I finally hit the financial hub of South East Asia, Singapore, ahhhh its so good to be back in the tropics… It’s only a whirl wind stop of 36hrs but going to see a bit around this famous island town before I leave… Changi Airport was a breeze out with backpack in about 20mins and on my way to [email protected] my hostel on King Gorge Ave, which was very nice as far as hostels go. Headed out that night in search of some Penang satays but couldn’t find any in the area so I settled for a frog hot pot (yes real frog) DELISIOUS! The next morning was up early due to the small amount of jet lag and the excitement of starting a new trip, time for a walk after breakfast and out I headed into the warm tropical morning… As I wandered in towards the city centre down Victoria Ave one thing hit me and that was the ‘newness’ of the city, scattered though out the brand new buildings are remnants of the old times, but the majority of the town is so modern its almost. funny, Tall straight buildings on the horizon, artsy shaped buildings on the sea front and one of the worlds most amazing hotels that almost seems to float on the bay I walked down Raffles Boulevard but a little to early for a ‘Singapore Sling’ later in the day I’ll be back I thought to myself Continue reading

Paradise Koh Tao

6:30 Laying in bed listening to tropical morning bird calls, already beautiful and warm, ok out of bed and ready… WHERE DO I GET COFFEE… shit!… oh well to late… Time to dive. We all meet up at Phoenix Dive, all four of us smiling like kids at xmas. Sort our gear and off to the long tail to get out to the main boat (small boat today). Continue reading

Advanced Relaxation

The Amazing Jimi Rockandroll and Tommy the Toyboy

I wake to a cloudy cool morning but am pretty pumped to be starting my 2nd dive course today, Advanced open water which will get me down to 30 mts… After a late breakfast I head to Phoenix dive once more to get ready and meet my new dive crew, Tommy is continuing on with me from the open water. 3 new divers to meet Agathe from France and Anders and Lena, a couple from Sweden, greating exchanged and its into the class room compas and computer theory then break for lunch… Continue reading