So today started off with a good heavy rainstorm. The solution: go to the Underwater World. This is a marvelous display at Sentosa Island, Singapore's little striving-to-be-a-theme-park tourist trap. Our goal was to take in the Underwater World, the Dolphin Lagoon, the Southernmost Point in Asia, the Merlion, and whatever else we could find; we achieved ... uh ... two out of four concrete goals, and might have managed the other two if I didn't mess things up. Basically, we started too late -- my problem, with work and all that again, and then I turned us into Fort Silosa rather than going to the dolphins.( Collapse )
Trivia: On his first expedition Christopher Columbus set sail with 88 crewmen. Source: 365: Your Date with History, W B Marsh and Bruce Carrick.
Currently Reading: Isaac Asimov Presents The Great SF Stories 11 (1949), Isaac Asimov, Martin H Greenberg, Editors.