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Nabeel Farah




One of the cleanest and most modern countries in Southeast Asia, Singapore is quite a departure from the chaos of Bangkok. Singapore’s fame as the largest port in the world is no small accident. Its strategic location makes it is the ideal gateway for the cargo ships of the far east and pacific heading to the South Asian waters of the Indian ocean. While Singapore is safe and beautiful it is also notorious for its barbarically strict legal system. Amnesty international doesn’t take kindly to the canings and mandatory executions by hanging for drug trafficking and other lesser crimes. Also don’t expect to find your favorite brand of juicy fruit here, like you’ve probably heard before, gum in contraband here. I had the opportunity to take a cruise around the harbor and just a few of the 57 islands that belong to Singapore, could even see some Indonesian islands in the distance, absolutely brilliant.

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