Saturday March 4th, 2023 For one day of our three week itinerary in Singapore, students have the opportunity to venture on a self-directed “quest day.” There’s only one rule for quest day: you must goContinue reading
Over The River and Through the Woods…to Bukit Timah We Go!
Today’s hike was the long anticipated MacRitchie Reservoir to Bukit Timah. For days, the rains have been holding us back from accessing this area—while the MacRitchie area is beautifully paved and curated, the Bukit TimahContinue reading
agriculture, carbon sequestration, faculty, food, sustainability, water
Removal of groundwaters that were recharged during the wetter Pleistocene epoch is a classic example of non-sustainable human behavior.
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
Ode to Kaya Toast
Temple crawl day: the day where Tom Schultz, Singapore aficionado and satay enthusiast, takes a day off from corralling a bunch of 20-something year-olds around Singapore and lets the students plan the day. In thisContinue reading
Yuna’s Otterly Amazing Birthday
I started my day a little later than planned, but that didn’t stop me from getting my morning “copi” fix. I picked up a Nescafe coffee from the hotel vending machine and a bread bunContinue 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
An Epitome of Urban Tropical Ecology
Awakened by the blaring iPhone alarm, I slowly crawl out of bed to get ready for our second day in Singapore. My roommate and I begin to get ready for our day before meeting theContinue reading
Crew Log: Missing people, mis-turns, and missing birds
Date: 2023.02.23 # Crew: 23 Conditions: Cloudy/Sunny/Breezy; 28-30° C Departure Point: The Quay Hotel West Coast, Singapore Time of Departure: 08:00 Destination: Chek Jawa wetlands, Pulau Ubin island, Singapore Time of Arrival: 11:02 Time ofContinue reading