An overseas Singaporean explores the country afresh on a pandemic trip home

In the evening, Little India is rambunctious and busy, with people and wares spilling over the five-foot-ways. PHOTO: MING E. WONG
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SINGAPORE - "What will you do a whole month in Singapore? It's such a small place," asked my friends, both German and Singaporean, when I told them of plans to visit my home town on a Vaccinated Travel Lane flight in November 2021.

I work in Frankfurt, Germany, and although I used to come home often, Covid-19 has kept me away for almost two years.

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