Singapore: The 2K1 Tour

The Singapore tour started a day early as I had to skip the Malaysian tour due to typhoon and flight problems in Hong Kong.

Singapore is a great city.

I started out in the Copthorne Orchid Hotel, thanks to Cathay Pacific.  Moved to Ruby Hotel, thanks to a poor choice when booking on the Internet.  Then to the Metropolitan YMCA, thanks to Lonely Planet and Helen.  So I had a nice cross-section of the top-bottom-middle rungs of hotels in Singapore.

The Cast of the Singapore: 2K1 Tour includes:

Richard, the intrepid traveller
Helen, hotel suggestor and companion for the Night Safari
Nast, hotel employee and nice person to chat to
Two Shanghai girls, from the room next to me, who kept me up all night, from the room next door
Randy, US Navy sailor who I met three times in wandering around Singapore

Places visited include:

Singapore Botanical Gardens
Chinese & Japanese Gardens
Singapore Mint
Jurong Bird Park
Jurong Reptile Park
National Orchid Garden
Night Safari
Mandai Orchid Gardens
Zoological Gardens
Singapore Airport
Sentosa Island

Varied Streets
Varied other pictures