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October 10th 2008
Published: April 9th 2010
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An oil pump

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I spent 2 days in Brunei and that was plenty.

Travelling across this tiny country it was obvious the influence oil has on the people here. Brunei treats its people well as it makes huge amounts of money from its oil industry. The people get subsidies from the state for housing, cars and are looked after, to the point that they get money for trips to mecca but the Sultan seems to be quite wealthy, the people are quite well controlled by their religious beliefs e.g they can get a tattoo or drink alcohol.

The mosque was massive, the sultan's palace was even bigger, it is the World's Largest Residential Palace, and the floating village was nice to explore but apart from that there was little else on offer here, although we did enjoy using the supermarket.

We left on the ferry to Kota Kinabalu.



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The huge Mosque
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The floating village


23rd May 2010

Nice Blog
I'm from Brunei and it's interesting to hear travel stories on the country. Love the pics from Indon.

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