Quest Day is a great name for the only planned break from 5-10 mile hikes around Singapore. Tom’s only objective for us was to explore parts of Singapore that the class syllabus didn’t cover, onContinue reading
Leaving “The Fine City”
It’s March 10th, 9am in Singapore. It’s March 10th, 10am in Japan. It’s March 10th, 8am in Thailand. It’s March 9th, 8pm in North Carolina, USA. By the end of today, everyone was going toContinue reading
A little mud!
We start the day today at 8AM, a little early for most considering the past two quest days. This time we’re taking a bus to mount ritchie, so we can sit back and relax forContinue reading
Orchids And Snakes, An Unlikely Combo
Today was a beautiful day. A monsoon brought majorly bad weather this entire week, so today was just another torrential downpour. However, for some inexplicable reason, the clouds parted and the sun shone through. WeContinue reading
Truly a Garden City!
What a first day in Singapore! Well… my actual first day was wandering off a fifteen-hour flight into the most BEAUTIFUL airport I have ever been in. I mean… look at that… So that wasContinue reading
En(durian)ing the Singapore Heat
Unlike the days prior, I did not start off my day with an egg prata. In a vague attempt at being financially responsible, my roommate — Madeleine — and I ate oatmeal before setting offContinue reading
The river water is cool and smooth between my claws. It guides me downstream, pushing me slowly and gently toward my prey. The pace suits me fine. With my missing tail, it’s hard to getContinue reading
Another day, another kopi ice in a bag! A third beautiful day in Singapore started the same as the previous two: with a life-saving roti prata and kopi (coffee) from the Cheese Prata shop nextContinue reading
The Rise of Singapore
Today I started my morning with a wonderful egg and cheese prata! Luckily, I didn’t have to go far because the restaurant was less than a minute from our hotel. After a quick breakfast, ourContinue reading