Singapore Fling

I’m writing this on a slow train from Gemas to Kota Bharu, Malaysia. We’re taking the long and non-express train so we can make our way through the oldest jungle in the world. We’ve been using this down time to put our pictures together from Singapore (see below). The second busiest port in the world (it only recently lost it’s first place title), Singapore is the only country in Southeast Asia that continued to grow during... Read More

Baboon Back-flip

A few days ago while at the Singapore Zoo, I spotted this adolescent baboon playing around. If you watch carefully, you can see it doing 3 back-flips. I caught the last one in all it’s glory.  Read More

Camera Rebellion

I’ve been using my brand new Canon 60D DSLR camera to take pictures on the trip. In anticipation of our travels, I took a class, read books, and decided to carry an extra five pounds of gear to make it possible. On day three in Japan, some of my photos started to be overexposed (too bright). Huge bummer considering the prospect of a year of bad pictures. When we got to Singapore, I asked if there was a Canon store. Turns out there was a “Canon... Read More

Secure in Singapore

We made it out of Tokyo and have arrived safely in Singapore. I took a picture of the most interesting building within a block of us just to prove we’re here. As we were boarding the plane concern about the second reactor was growing. This morning, we heard about the explosion and now growing concern about a third reactor. We are grateful to be out, but will continue to have the people of Japan in our thoughts. Those who want to help can go... Read More