Tag Archives: Memories

Lone Star Texas

January to September 2002

HIGHLIGHTS:

Official seal of City of Houston

Houston, Katy, Pearland, Sugarland, Galveston

Kirin Japanese Buffet

Johnson Space Center

Sunsets @ about 8 – 9 pm

Country Fairs

BCAM: books on sale

Swimming in the Summer

My very First IMAX experience @ NASA (Johnson Space Center)

The Galleria

Auntie Anne’s Pretzels

Taco Bell

Learning to cook Mexican food

Forbidden City

Auntie Em’s Yummy 3-cheese lasagna

Trick /Treatin’ with the Troy Boys

Galveston, Kemah Boardwalk

Chuck E. Cheese

Domino’s Pizza

Monster Truck Show

Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Museum of Natural Sciences

Mike and Ike’s

Marble Slab Creamery

Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

Popeyes’ Cajun Chicken

Church’ Chicken

Sugarland Mall

Katy Mils Mall

Houston Auto Show

Houston KBXX 97.9 The Box

Pappadeaux

Amelia’s Mexican Restaurant (Yummiest Tres Leches)

Shrimp et Touffee

Jambalayas

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The Singapore Stop

The Merlion Sentosa Island, Singapore by Wolfg...
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July 1999

Jurong Bird Park

Food Melting Pot: Indian, Thai, Singaporean, Malaysian food influences.

Singapore Botanical Gardens

Istana Park

Hotel Meridien Singapore

Takashimaya

Sentosa Island

Orchard Avenue

No chewing bubblegum on the streets

The Merlion

Grand Central Hotel

Cable Cars

Shopping

Having the Hotel Swimming Pool all to myself at night

Albino Python

Cable car rides

Trains

Ang Mukyo

 


Dubai Memoirs

  

May 1996 – July 2000

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (building)

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St. Mary’s Catholic Highschool

St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Mosques

Al Wafi

The Clock Tower

Al Shindagha Market

Ramadan

Samosas

Learning Arabic

Dubai Open/ATP tour

Creekside Park

Kenny Roger’s Roasters

Prom @ JW Marriott

Dubai Creek

Riding Camels

Stone Houses

Lamcy Plaza after school

Fancy School buses

Henna Hands

Diwali: Festival of lights

Eid Mubarak

Eid Al Fitr

Dubai Library: Enid Blyton

Johnny Quest, Home & Away, Martha Stewart Living, Rick Dee’s Weekly Top 40s

Bur Juman

Al Wafi

Al Ghurair Center

Jumeirah Beach Park

Al Safa Park

Jumeirah Beach Park

Magrudy’s Bookshop

Wonderland Themepark

Deira Gold Souq

Dhows

Arab music

Bedouins

Shawarma, Chappatti, Dates, Pistachios, Spices, Samosas, Humous, Lebanese Sweets, Milk Tea, Indian Sweets, Chicken Curry,  Biryani, Gulab Jamun, Kebabs

Deira Market

Karama

Fujairah

Mr. Graham and the Dubai Summer Camp

Guitar Lessons @ Dolphin Music School (Trinity College of London)

Spices

Getting a poem printed in a Gulf News Magazine

Caravan Buffet

Bur Juman Center

Falcons

Roundabouts

City Centre

Adidas Streetball

Terry Fox Run

Bryan Adams’ Concert

The Moffatts’ Concert

Fishing @ Al Mamzar Beach Park, Dubai

Spinney’s

Dubai Shopping Festival

al shindagha tunnel


 



New Jersey, New York

August 2002

View of the Statue of Liberty from Liberty Island

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HIGHLIGHTS

Herald Square

Ground Zero

Times Square

New York Public Library

Grand Central Station

New York Stock Exchange

Battery Park

Wall Street

Madison Square Garden

Central Park

Rainbow Room Rockefeller Center

Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty

Empire State Bldg.

Trump Tower

New York Subways

canal street

Getting a makeover @ Macy’s

yellow cabs

New York University

Washington Square

Saks Fifth Avenue

Yonkers: Recording my single with Producer Archie Dairocas