Monthly Archives: March 2013

Thian Hock Keng Temple in Singapore – 1

Thian Hock Keng Temple in Singapore was originally built in 1821-1822 in honor of Mazu, the goddess of the sea.  The structure was rebuilt in 1839-1842 using traditional methods.  No nails are used in the building. Near the entrance two … Continue reading

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A Foggy Morning in Singapore

I arrived in Singapore early on the morning of 29 March 2013, slept for a few hours, and then woke to a hot and foggy morning.  A walk around the area near my hotel revealed that I was close to several of … Continue reading

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