Beholding South-East Asia from the Eastern & Oriental Express observation car is a cinematic experience. Centered around a convivial cocktail bar known for classic tropical drinks – Singapore Slings and Planter’s Punch are favorites – it’s the ideal spot to watch the world go by and mingle with fellow passengers. The teakwood interior, rattan furniture, and potted plants transport you back to another time while panoramic views from the open-air deck holds your focus firmly in the present moment. The scent of local spices mixing with jungle air as the train passes through villages at mealtime, the taste of salt sprinkling your lips near the Thai coastline, the view of golden temples dotting the rice paddies in Malaysia…It’s a singular perspective available only to those who ride the rails.
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