Saturday Evening Back at Our Hotel

Singapore’s Marina Area From the 21st Floor We returned to our room at the Pan Pacific Singapore Singapore for the evening. I went out on the balcony to take these pictures in the early evening light. View of Marina Bay and the Downtown Core looking past the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Singapore, […]

Singapore HOHO Bus Red Line Part 2

To Chinatown and Back Skyscrapers dominate the sky in Singapore’s Central Core. Tak Heng Co. Ltd., Sundry Goods Importers and Exporters, in the Fook Hai Building located at150 South Bridge Road #05-01Singapore 058727 . Lanterns still hanging from the recent Lunar New Year Celebrations, South Bridge Road. The gopuram of Sri Mariamman Temple., a monumental […]

Singapore HOHO Bus Red Line Part 1

Suntec City to Little India After lunch we walked back across the sky bridge into the Suntec City Mall. It was Saturday afternoon, and apparently a common thing to do in the most densely populated country on earth is engaging in a competition to see how much of that population can be crammed into shopping […]

HOHO Bus Yellow Line

Singapore – Suntec City to Botanical Gardens and Back The Singapore Flyer, a large observation wheel a few blocks from our hotel. The Marina Bay Sands Hotel. The architecture speaks for itself. The Citibank building is Tower 1 of Asia Square, and home of the Citibank Marina View Branch. A very interesting building in central […]

Waiting For ANA

An Afternoon at the Airport, and Then… Our first task at Narita Airport was to go to the ANA ticket counter and check our bags. The young man behind the counter asked us why we weren’t sitting together. You see, this flight was on a 787-9 and the middle section had 3 seats, so we […]

Narita in the Daylight

The Narita Hilton and Narita Airport Tokyo-Narita International Airport as seen from the window of our room at the Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport Hotel. Front exterior view of the Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport Hotel. Indoor fountain in the reception area of the lobby, Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport Hotel. The open air central courtyard is surrounded […]

The Journey Continues

Traveling From Los Angeles to Tokyo The central area of The Tom Bradley International Terminal is The Antonio R. Villaraigosa Pavillion (both men are former LA Mayors).What appears to be a tall building with people hanging out of the windows, is actually a video being projected on a screen, soon to be replaced by ads. […]

The Journey Begins

Traveling From The Villages to Los Angeles At 12:10 pm EST, our JetBlue flight took off from Orlando and flew west about 200 miles, where, high above the Gulf of Mexico, we made a right-hand turn of approximately 45°, and headed on a long gently arcing path across southern Louisiana, Texas and the desert southwest. […]

Our 1st Trip Around the World

Indian Ocean and Europe Cruise The Cruise Options London to Singapore London to Rome Rome to Dubai through Suez Canal Dubai to Singapore Rome to Singapore or the Reverse or 1, 2 or 3 segments in either direction The Deal The Ports of Call Shore Excursions in 19 Ports Obtaining Visas In Our Next Post […]