Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Singapore Botanic Gardens opened in 1859 and cover a huge space. I couldn’t possibly do everything but did get a taste of the different gardens – especially the incredible National Orchid Garden.

My camera isn't working, but here's some old pics of awesome friends - three of whom I spent time with this week.

Refreshing reconnections in Singapore

For the first time since leaving China more than two months ago, I spent time with people who really KNOW me. I came back feeling refreshed, and more myself than I have in a long time. I also gained an extra measure of hope/reassurance about my imminent move to Australia.

2012 Trip ā€“ part 3: Singapore

Stefan is one of my Beijing kids; he has been living in Singapore the last two years while doing his compulsory national service there (6 weeks to go!) He was at the airport to pick me up when I arrived despite the fact that my plane landed before 5:30am. We went back to his family’s…

Summer travels – Singapore

I had just over a week in Singapore. I rode the Singapore Flyer, went on a Ducktour, saw a bit of Marina Bay, including the Helix Bridge, ate at hawker stands, and did a little shopping. Iā€™m told that eating is one of the most important things to do in Singapore ā€“ so of course…