Singapore + Malaysia

Its early morning, starting off in Ibis hotel on Bencoolen Link.


A short work visit to Kota Tinggi, Malaysia is planned. In fact, it is only a two hour drive, just across the strait.

Kota Tinggi is a small town with locals doing nothing else than selling auto parts and used cars to each other :-), not so much to see and do there. On the bright side, it is much less noisy and crowded than Singapore, and it is incredibly green.

And when the night falls, these guys are coming out:
yes I'm a dreamer

Masdar City

Masdar City (Arabic: مدينة مصدر‎, Madīnat Maṣdar) is an arcology project in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates. Its core is a planned city, which is being built by Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, with the majority of seed capital provided by the Government of Abu Dhabi. Designed by the British architectural firm Foster and Partners, the city relies on solar energy and other renewable energy sources. Masdar City is being constructed 17 kilometres (11 mi) east-south-east of the city of Abu Dhabi, beside Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Masdar City will host the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The city is designed to be a hub for cleantech companies. Its first tenant is the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, which has been operating in the city since it moved into its campus in September 2010.
Masdar City on Wikipedia