Monthly Archives: March 2007

Back Home, but With Some Stumbles

We’re home.  We actually got home Saturday evening, but I don’t think we’re fully caught up from jet lag.  All of us are feeling a bit sick, and Douglas’s sleep schedule is completely messed up.  Overall, we recovered from the … Continue reading

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Back to Singapore, Getting Ready to Go Home

We’re back in Singapore now, about 14 hours from our flight home.  Unfortunately, that means a 6am flight and a 3am wakeup call, but that’s what happens when Northwest has only one flight a day and we used miles. It’s … Continue reading

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The Joys and Pains of a Package Tour

We are now into our second day in Kuala Lumpur, our second city we have visited in Malaysia using a package tour from Malaysia.com.  This is far enough into the trip that we are able to draw some conclusions about … Continue reading

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Dueling Sentosas

In the last three days, we’ve been to two different places called Sentosa (Malay for peace and prosperity), and the differences between the two show some of the differences that have grown between Singapore and Malaysia since they split 42 … Continue reading

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Heading to Malaysia

We have a few minutes left in the hotel before we are picked up for our trip to Malaysia.  We’re starting a planned tour from Malaysia.com, and we’re not too sure about the whole thing.  We’ve become very practiced at … Continue reading

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The Monkeys stand for Honesty, Giraffes are Insincere…

We spent the whole day yesterday at the Singapore Zoo and the evening at the similar Night Safari.  It’s a great zoo, and we saw a lot of interesting animals, but it was a long, hot day.  We got there … Continue reading

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Where are all the Indian Women?

“Where are all the Indian women?”That’s a question we asked our hotel clerk last night when we returned from dinner.  We were wondering, because it was Sunday night in Little India, and there were literally hundreds (probably thousands) of Indian … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Convenience

When travelling with an infant in a tropical area, there are several needs that become evident; finding an air-conditioned sitting area to cool off occasionally, finding a quite place to nurse the hungry child, and finding a clean bathroom in … Continue reading

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Singapore Loves a Baby

We’re near the end of our second day in Singapore, and we really like the city.  Lots of guidebooks we read said that Singapore is a good first city in Asia to visit because it’s clean, English-speaking, and efficient.  We’re … Continue reading

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Singapore, Here We Come!

We’re packed and ready to go.  In a few hours, we’ll get on the plane to start heading to Singapore.  A short 45 hours later, we’ll be in Singapore.  Yep, 45 hours of travel. It’s actually not that bad.  We’re … Continue reading

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