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Singapore Music : J.S. Bach, Partita #2 in C minor, BWV826, Allemande.

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2 Singapore Music : J.S. Bach, Partita #2 in C minor, BWV826, Allemande

3  Singapore is a city-state in the Malay Archipelago, founded as a British trading post in  Grew as a mix of three cultures and ethnic groups: Malay (the indigenous, Muslims), Indian (immigrants, Hindus) and Chinese (immigrants), with the founders' culture added to the mix.  Since independence became one of the world's most prosperous countries.  Sports the world's busiest port.  A modern vibrant Garden City (in a tropical climate).

4 Historic downtown

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7 Merlion (sea lion) - icon of Singapore

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11 The humid tropical climate makes outdoors activity a bit uncomfortable. Natural beauty, though, just benefits. (-It’s not plastic here …)

12 The Sri Krishnan Hindu Temple on the modern Waterloo Street. (Other landmarks on the street include the well known Kwan Im Chinese Temple, and the oldest synagogue in Singapore - Maghain Aboth.)

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18 The Kwan Im Chinese Buddhist Temple on Waterloo Street (in honor of the Goddess of Mercy)

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21 The neighborhood of “Little India”.

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25 The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple in the neighborhood of “Little India”.

26 Praying toward the holy chamber of the priest in the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple.

27 The priest in the holy chamber at the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple.

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30 The “soup kitchen” in the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple.

31 The entrance to the Chinatown district.

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34 The entrance for weddings at the Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple, Singapore's oldest, located in Chinatown.

35 A service in the Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple.

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39 If I was an animal and had to live in a zoo, the beautiful tropical Singapore zoo would be my choice.

40 The almost extinct Orangutan from neighboring Borneo, second in intelligence only to man, lives here in comfort, in their natural environment.

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45 A cable car over the busiest port in the world to the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore’s version of Disneyland.

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49 Though more than 80 mosques exist in Singapore, Sultan Mosque is the real center of the Muslim community.

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