A visit to the home of the Singapore Sling was a mandatory stop as far as I was concerned.
I think Mom enjoyed a little taste of the colonial lifestyle in the process.
Despite the overpriced drinks and clear tourist marketing, the Raffles Hotel was a spectacular piece of colonial architecture. The Brits, even an outcast like Raffles, really seemed to have it together when it came to building cities. Compared to what the Dutch left in Jakarta, Singapore has some great architecture.
In Malay and Bahasa Indonesia the letter ‘c’ is pronounced like ‘ch’ in English. Thus…