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We then walked back through China town - enjoyed lunch in the Hawkers Market and then took the MRT and bus to the Zoo.
We met Jonathon and the girls for dinner at the Night Safari. A good show and then Jonathon drives us back to the hotel. It was a good day ... but too long. ...
... eating or drinking even water on there. Today some guy fainted on the train, I wonder if it would be allowed then...
We have seen a fair bit of the city and the Island in our first few days, and it is flipping beautifully designed. We imagined it to be quite densely packed and busy, but it actually it never feels busy, even on the subway with loads of people. The streets are wide and there are loads of green spaces, plus it is such a great city to visit ...
... and sunny with 95% humidity. And I think half the Indian population of SE Asia was at the zoo that day, and it was quite strange because they were all young males. There were plenty of families with kids and couples of all colors, sizes, ethnicities, and demographic backgrounds, but the young (20s and 30s) Indian male population was outnumbering all other visitors; there were literally thousands of them. We still haven’t quite figured out what all of the young Indian woman ...
... ground of Canning Park was regarded as sacred being the burial place of ancient Malayan Kings and, yes you've guessed, it was also the site of Raffles last home on the island. Raffles ignored the taboo of building his home on the high ground in Canning Park and paid the ultimate price as he died there prematurely aged 42. During the Second World War the British defended Singapore, against the marauding Japanese, from underground bunkers at ...
... got used to hotel living! We had 3 main stops in the past two weeks, Singapore, Borneo and KL, all were so different and I learnt loads adjusting to the new cultures. It's certainly wet my appetite for more of Asia, so now it's Thailand and back to solo travelling before my Aunty and Uncle come out in a few weeks. Hope you are all having a good start to January - just two and a half months and I'll be home, that's quite surreal to say out loud... but until then lots more to see and do. ...