Monthly Archives: March 2014

Singapore river safari park

Singapore has a new zoo/aquarium that is river themed. It’s divided into geographic sections that feature creatures that live in and beside the water. It also has pandas for some reason… that didn’t really fit into the ‘river’ theme. There … Continue reading

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Singapore food gallery

If the scale I just stepped on is accurate, I have a few extra pounds to account for. A partial reckoning: That last is of cooks at Hill Street Tai Hwa pork noodles work frantically to keep up with their … Continue reading

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Frozen dessert gallery

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We’re all domed… domed!

I’ve sent several people postcards with photos that look like this. They were too good to pass up even though I had no idea what that was. It turns out they are ‘The Supertrees’, sculptures amongst the landscaping at a … Continue reading

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King of Porky Goodness

Japanese competitive food courts and Singapore seem like a match made in heaven. This place had seven or eight different ramen stalls, with posted rankings here and there. I have no idea if there is actual judging happening or if … Continue reading

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These photos are framed so it looks like the paddies go on for ever. In reality this is just a little zone of rice fields surrounded on all sides by tourist businesses. I’m not sure if there are other areas … Continue reading

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The Tiger Balm Guy Builds Some Stuff

This place was built as sort of an philanthropist/educational/religious wonderland 80 or so years ago. In the 80’s the Singapore government tried to redevelop it as a theme park, but it rapidly went bust. Now the ruins are open to … Continue reading

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