Singapore: The Merlion Gurgles and Roars

I’ve seen Singapore lifted to a golden pedestal, settled atop a gilded column glowing in fanciful sunset light, ever since I arrived in Jakarta.  That’s right: Jakarta fawns over Singapore. You’ll never see trash on the ground, I was told.  The subway’s clean enough to eat off the floor.  They’ve tamed the heat and roaches… Continue reading Singapore: The Merlion Gurgles and Roars