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Sunday, October 28, 2007

Night Safari

Last week in Singapore, I convinced a bunch of my teammates to skip out on yet another group dinner and pop over to the night safari instead. This is something that everyone tells you is a "must-do" in Singapore, and they are right. It was very cool. Basically it is a zoo at night, which makes it more mysterious and fascinating. You hop on a 45 minute tram ride, which takes you past all sorts of endangered creatures, like golden jackals, lots of esoteric deer species, and a Malaysian Tapir. Some of the animals were walking around on the tram path, uncaged (think deer, not jackals).

The deal with night safaris, though, is that they are at night. In the dark. With prohibitions on flash photography so the animals are not disturbed. As a result, all of my photos looked like this...

I did manage to take one decent animal picture - of a fish in the tank by the bathroom. Heh.

It was a good time. As one of my friends said the next day: only in Singapore could they get all of those wild animals to stand so obediently under the spotlights.

Speaking of wild animals, be sure not to miss Chris' latest picture of Frankie at the dog beach. Looks like my boys are having a great time without me.



Anonymous Amy said...

I love the night safari! I was just in Singapore this weekend to see my Beijing based knitting friend. We hit ALL the tou stores and she ate lots of weird Cantonese food. Good time!

October 30, 2007 7:12 PM  
Blogger aleinung said...

what wonderfull fotos. your blog are full with nice fotos. thanks.

greetings from germany


November 8, 2007 3:24 PM  

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