Photo Gallery: Tokyo

Follow us on Facebook! Train tracks approaching Shinjuku Station. The fourteen story Takashimaya Times Square Department Store next door to the Shinjuku train station. The top three floors are all restaurants. There are some traditional structures sandwiched between the modern buildings of Tokyo. A plum tree in bloom in Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. A number of […]

Photo Gallery: Patong, Thailand

Here are some additional photos taken in Patong, Phuket, Thailand. Along the Patong Beach. Longboats waiting for customers. Lots of nice villas abound in the hillsides surrounding the town of Patong. A Thai long-tailed boat. Tangles of wire along the busy street. Many western restaurants like MacDonald’s are here and many of the signs are […]

Photo Gallery: Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Follow us on Facebook! The waterfalls in the Cloud Forest Another view of the waterfalls Walkway around the mountain in the Cloud Forest conservatory The artificial mountain is covered in vegetation typical of a tropical mountainside This picture of Janis beside the mountain helps capture the immense size of the mountain and some of the plants. […]

Singapore: Clean, Green and Safe

Follow us on Facebook! My wife and I just came back after two days in Singapore, a fabulous city with much to offer the visitor. We first got there after midnight on January 22nd, got some sleep at a nice hotel, and then embarked on a seven day cruise before getting back to the city on […]