Museum

Toul Sleng Genocide Museum, a former security office and school was used under order of Pol Pot on 17th April 1975, and was designated for use of detention, interrogation, inhumane torture and killing after confessions from detainees were recieved and documented.

Courtyard of the museum

Courtyard of the museum

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The year 1629. Dutch ship The Batavia closes in on new found land now known as Australia, but never arrives at its destination.

Dutch ship the Batavia in Fremantle

Dutch ship the Batavia in Fremantle

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Award Winning Design

September 1, 2009 · 6 comments

For the afternoon I (upon reccomendation of a girl in my hostel) went to the Red Dot Museum. There is only 2 of these in the world, the other being in Germany, so I was expecting a bit of a treat and a unique experience. Certainly outside the traffic building (named this because it used to be the base of traffic police in Singapore) it was brightly painted in a red hue and attention seeking.

An award winning chair

An award winning chair

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Singapore Museum of Art

August 15, 2009 · 1 comment

On arrival at the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) I noticed the large bronze statue of a man with 2 children above the entrance (Used to be a school and the man is, certainly hard to miss. I was fortunate enough to time my arrival (2pm) with the start of a free tour presented by Read the rest! \(^u^)/ →

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I walked on through the Kuching park to the place with the statues outside that I passed yesterday, it is actually a small aquarium. Whilst not much was there, it was free so no complaining!

Fish in aquarium

Fish in aquarium

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