“Peter took his shirt off before even putting his shoes on”

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ni hao! I have finally made it after a super painfully tired 5hr flight! Here I am on a taxi from the airport at 4AM! the driver obviously wasn’t having a good day cause he wanted cash only… Nevertheless…. I managed to get into bed by 5. Woke up the next morning and headed to the local hawkers for breakfast.

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Got my money changed, recharged my sim card, ate a green tea pretzel!! So awesome! And even managed to buy some work pants from uni qlo =)

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Crossing the roads have never been so awesome for old folks… As long as you have a pension card cause when your crossing the road, you swipe it and bam! Bonus green man time! +10secs. Tap that!

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Here I am sweating like a mofo… Damn this place is humid…which is good cause you save money on moisturiser. But it’s much better compared to offshore and the folks here don’t even wear singlets… I feel like the biggest tourist.

Before heading to the climbing gym, I had Laksa and Otak which is made from fish paste and spices, wrapped in banana leaves and toasted to perfection.
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Inside the shop it had photos of all the famous people that have visited. Even had a photo of the owner with Donnie Yen!

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After lunch, I met up with Brian Poh and  Ning Tan to go check out Kinetic bouldering gym… The only gym in Singapore where there’s air con….they must have had a power cut… Either that or they it was just a marketing scam cause it sure didn’t feel like the ac was on… We rocked up, signed our waivers and the first thing I did was take my shirt off… I couldn’t wait! Then Brian reads out the gym rules…. “Peter put your shirt back on mate, this is a shirt on gym….” are you freakin serious!? So disappointed…. I thought gyms were supposed to emulate real life outdoors…

The gym reminded me of The Lactic Factory in Melbourne. It had some awesome powerful problems and some nice balancey ones.

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After the gym session we met up with Brian’s girlfriend Amanda and went to Old Airport Road Hawkers Centre for dinner. It was THE Best asian food I had! We had Char Kwei Teow at Lao Fu Zhi…

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I’m not usually a fan but this was so flavoursome! Must be their singapore style secret sauce.

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Then we had Won Ton Mee… The noodles were cooked to the perfect consistency. I also tried fried chicken wings and carrot cake before I smashed two Tofu Fa, one original and one almond from get ready for it… LAO BAN TAU FU FA. Lao Ban means Boss in Chineeesseeeee. Ok… I lied.. It actually means old partner but nevertheless what a freakin boss it was! It was the best I’ve ever had!

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After dinner I got a first glimpse of Marina Bay Sands…. Holey Moses it was like a dream come true. Seeing some of the lost amazing architecture that I’ve always hoped to see.

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About peetiez

I'm 24 and from Melbourne. =D
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3 Responses to “Peter took his shirt off before even putting his shoes on”

  1. Hien Pham says:

    dude im loving your posts and your stories. Keep the coming. Big Fan!

  2. david says:

    lao ban means old companion in this case, get yo fobness right

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