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Pictures From Singapore

September 27, 2010 —

Singapore Opera House Singapore Opera House

I've posted several of my pictures from Singapore on my previous posts. But here's a link to all of the pictures.

Walking Around Singapore

September 26, 2010 —

Since I now had two days in Singapore, I got to create a new plan for what I was going to do there. After checking into my hostel, showering and changing into lighter clothes, I took the MRT to the Harborfront where I went to hike up Mt. Faber before sunset. Mt. Faber is the tallest "mountain" in Singapore. At 344 feet, it is quite a monster. There is a nice forested path that goes up to the top, where there is a lookout that gives you a pretty good view of a number of areas in the city. At that time of day, there were a ton of people there with the same idea as me.

Lots of Cranes Lots of Cranes

After the hike down, I headed East to a seafood center where I got some of the famous Chili Crab. The crabs are imported from Sri Lanka and then cooked in a delicious spicy chili sauce. Last time I was in Singapore, I ended up getting pepper crab, which is supposed to be spicier, but isn't as saucy. At that point, I was pretty tired, and headed to sleep.

Chili Crab Chili Crab

Despite a huge time difference, I slept reasonably well, waking up once, and then going to back to sleep to wake up at 8am. I ate a breakfast of roti prata and teh tarik and then did a long walk around Little India, checking out some temples along the way. Once I had worked up a hunger again, I headed to the Katong district ...

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How 29 Hours in Singapore Turned into 53 Hours

September 25, 2010 —

Last Monday morning, I left San Francisco at 1am local time, for the start of a month long trip to Singapore, Bali and Bangkok, with Singapore and Bangkok both being stop-overs in my itinerary. My flight originally stopped in Singapore on the way to Bali, and, seeing how I'm a huge fan of Singapore and all the food there, I got the reservations agent to extend the stay.

Above the SF Clouds Above the SF Clouds

I took Singapore Airlines flight 1 from SFO to Hong Kong to Singapore. Even though this time I wasn't in business class on Singapore Airlines, I was still completely comfortable and slept almost 8 hours on the flight. Definitely my favorite airline ever.

Chicken Rice Chicken Rice

I arrived in Singapore at 11:30am on Tuesday and left at 5pm on Wednesday, making my stay a somewhat short 29 hours. Enough time to eat at least 6 meals, with plenty of room for ice cream and snow ice snacks along the way. After clearing immigration extremely fast, I hopped on the MRT a measly 30 minutes after landing, at noon, to head to Chinatown where I ate my first dish at the Maxwell Food Center: Chicken Rice at Tian Tian. That place is bomb. I'll eat there any day for any meal.

Strawberry Singaporean Snow Ice Strawberry Singaporean Snow Ice

After lunch, I searched around for a place recommended to ...

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