Category Archives: Singapore

Singapore summary

I stayed downtown, walked around Chinatown, Little India and the Colonial Area. I visited many museums and took a harbor cruise. Everything is very clean, neat and organized, maybe too organized. Crime is low, water potable and English is widely … Continue reading

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Singapore, goodbye

Only had a day in Singapore. Went to Ft. Canning Park and visited the Battle Box; they did a good job re-creating the situation leading to the British surrender to the Japanese during World War II. Then visited the Chinese … Continue reading

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Last day

Last day in seAsia. Aboard Singapore double decker.

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video update

Here’s my video update after three weeks of travel. I hope your bandwidth is better than mine at the Bunpa¬†Internet Cafe.

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Singapore sights

While in Singapore, I visited several museums, took the harbor tour and ate at Little India and Chinatown. I visited Funan Digital Life, a six story shopping mall devoted to electronics of all kins–a veritable Fry’s on steroids. Asia Civilisations … Continue reading

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Singapore overview

Singapore is very easy to visit–clean, orderly and interesting. The airport, Changi, is probably the nicest airport I’ve ever visited. Customs was a breeze; if you have nothing to declare, walk under the green arrow and you are outside security. … Continue reading

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Singapore history

Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world’s most prosperous countries with strong international trading links … Continue reading

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