Singapore

Sam Animal, Aquarium, Friends, Night, Outdoors, Street Life, Travel 6 Comments

As a very small country measuring 42 by 23 km in size, high ranking Singapore government officials are better paid than president of the USA. Its government has very high decision making power but does not abuse the power, the corruption rate is one of the world’s lowest. Their subway, known as the MRT, is extremely well planned out and …

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Exam Time

Sam Animal, Mechatronics, Sports 3 Comments

Crunch time: 2 down, 3 more to go. Yesterday after the exam Steve, AJung, and I went to Waterloo Park to feed the ducks. We saw a seagull got its butt kicked by a mother duck because it got too close to the little ducklings. Then we saw a snapping turtle in the water! It has algae all over its …

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New England Aquarium

Sam Animal, Aquarium, Boston, Macro, Thoughts 4 Comments

My second visit to the New England Aquarium. This time it was pretty empty, probably due to the snowstorm from the previous day, I wanted to take my time and just read about the different species. I love aquariums with its dark and mysterious atmosphere, but it also makes taking pictures really difficult. Interesting event this week: I had rounded …

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Bermuda!

Sam Animal, Aquarium, Food, Friends, Night, Outdoors, Panorama, Street Life, Thoughts, Travel 5 Comments

Sam: “Alright guys I have just bought the tickets…where is Bermuda?” Randy: “No idea” Paul: “Not a clue…isn’t it Bristish?” That was how our weekend trip to Bermuda began. We had no idea where this country is or what to do there….all we know is that it sounded warm. Planning for the trip wasn’t easy since Paul were away for …

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Hiking in Algonquin Park

Sam Animal, Friends, Outdoors, Thoughts 4 Comments

So a few post back I mentioned Macaroni & Cheese and it brought back some memories related to this food item. The time was April of 2005 and I was just finished my first co-op term. Throughout the term I was planning a hiking trip with Ian, Ludwik, John Fong, Tim Moon, and Eric Tang and often drove around town …

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Workterm Begins!

Sam Animal, Street Life, Toronto 4 Comments

I have arrived in Boston, the greyhound busride was a bit tiring but everything is going well. The place I am staying has a 50″ TV, 2 cats, and lots of space for me to lounge around. Today was my first day back and when people see me right away asked “Are we going to do the boat this time? …

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