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Rosi & Jen's 11 Thousand Beach Odyssey Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do, then the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream...."


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Night Safari

Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | Views [583]

Last night we went to Singapore Zoo again this time to do a Night Safari.  It was incredible. he highlight of our trip so far.  To see so many animals in the nocturnal state was something I will probably never see again.  We saw Lions, Rhinos, Leopards ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

email home to ma and pa gorton

Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | Views [646]

Subject: singapore Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 14:54:22 +0000 Hi Mum and Dad,   Hope all is well and you get this email.    Its been interesting, the food and the people are both nice.  I have spotted a friendly cat that told me that is was not the lunch ... Read more >

Tags: Family

Gallery: Singapore Zoo

Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Singapore Zoo
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All Creatures Great and Small

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | Views [1402]

Today was our best day so far.   We went to the Singapore Zoo.   After experiencing it first hand it is easy to see why it is one of the world’s best Zoos.   It’s certainly the best one I have ever been to.   It was great to get out of the city.... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | Views [919]

Raffles truly is one of the most beautiful hotels in the world.   Sipping Singapore Slings in the Long bar yesterday was of course the typical tourist thing one does on a balmy afternoon in Singapore.   But we loved it.   Ridiculously expensive, ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

Traffic Jam

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [669]

Captured this photo as about 30 cycle taxis turned a corner.

Tags: On the Road

Changi Chapel

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [2358] | Comments [1]

Since I was a little tacker I have always wanted to visit Changi prison the site of the Prisoner of War Camp that affected the lives of so many Australian and allied troops and also civilians living in Singapore during the war.   My father although ... Read more >

Tags: People

Birds Nests & Steam Boat

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [1295]

We are staying at the New 7th Storey Hotel here in Singapore.   I don’t know why its called that as its 54 years old and has 8 stories.   But anyway.. It’s across the park from the KTV Top One Karaoke Bar where you can sing all you want from 11am-7pm ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating


Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [644]

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Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [539]

Most people in Singapore live in apartments.  They have wonderful contraptions which they use to hang out their washing. 

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Old vs. New

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [686]

Tags: Culture


Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [561]

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Pearl's Centre

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [916]

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Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Views [479]

Jen was fescinated by this lane in Boat Quay.  There were more airconditioners here in one place than we had ever seen before.  We thing they need some sort of birth control policy for airconditioners!

Tags: Sightseeing

Gallery: Singapore Sling

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Cranes Shopping and Airconditioners

Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | Views [903]

Try the bakeries of Chinatown for unending array of tasty treats that I have never seen before This morning for breakfast   I had fishcakes wrapped in banana leaves and chargrilled. You can buy beer at the 7 Eleven.   We did.   ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | Views [1022]

Singaporean’s have interesting taste in breakfast foods.   They seem to prefer toast smeared with uncooked eggs or partially poached eggs in bowls.   This morning we simply felt compelled to succumb to this ritual.   Just near our hotel is an amazing ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | Views [716]

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Singapore Chilli Mudcrab

Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | Views [2624]

Last night we went to Newton Circus Food Market.   It’s a massive open air arena of food.    We caught the train to Newton and as we walked across the overpass toward Newton circus we started to smell the chilli and the fish sauce and the grilled ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Our first day of adventure

Sunday, 24 Feb 2008 | Views [757] | Comments [1]

Today was our first full day in Singapore.  We left the hotel early in search of adventure and decided to spend the day wandering around getting our bearings and ending up wherever our Keen Super Hybrid Sandals would take us.  We strolled around Little ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing



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