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Dodging Red Giant Flying Squirrels at Singapore Night Safari

Posted by on July 25th, 2011 in Asia, Photos, Singapore | 0 comments

White wolf at night When you think about Singapore, you don’t immediately think about safaris. And fair enough, the night safari at Singapore, isn’t a proper safari in the African sense. You know with a jeep, in the jungle with a few guns in case the lions get too friendly. No, it’s more the zoo kind of safari, but at night. The problem with zoos is that most animals are nocturnal, so if you go there during the day, the animals are often asleep, and not much fun to watch. So the the idea is to see them at night time, when they are active. Find the racoon Magi, the snake, that was hiding in the audience They hat plenty of cats going around We arrived at the Night Safari in the evening as it was just starting to...

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The Singapore City State

Posted by on July 19th, 2011 in Asia, Photos, Singapore | 3 comments

Skyscrapers of Singapore We got the bus from from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore with my sister, it was the first stop on our Southeast Asian tour. We figured it’s a good place to start; a typical Southeast Asian country, cheap, chaotic… No, wait, I must have gotten it mixed with some other country. Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in Chinatown The main hall, where people meditate There are a lot of budha statues in the temple Singapore is definitely not like the other countries around it. It’s an ultra modern and clean city state, with a stark contrast to other countries in South East Asia. I just enjoy city states, like Singapore and Hong Kong (I know technically Hong Kong is part of China, but it’s sort of a city state). Why don’t we have more city states these days?...

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