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A long, but successful, day in Singapore

I had set my phone alarm for 5:45 this morning but I beat that by 45 minutes. It was a very muggy night anyway, not good for sleeping, and even the small air conditioner could not help. So why not … Continue reading

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Internet is out so a little jalan-jalan time

      Jalan-jalan means walking around and is what I say to the ojek drivers when they ask if I need a ride. They usually just shout out “Mr. Mr.” and move their hands as if they are accelerating … Continue reading

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Finally, the real Batam

Well folks, I have definitely placed myself in “it.” The senses have been energized. My mind is working like it hasn’t in some time. First, yesterday. As I posted previously, I walked to the Nagoya Hill mall with my empty … Continue reading

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