The name Kampong Glam comes from the Glam tree which grew in the area. Medicinal oil was extracted from the tree & its bark used by the Buginese & Malays to caulk their ships.
Originally a fishing village at the mouth of Rochor River, it was the historical seat of Malay royalty in Singapore.Outside the Sultan Mosque.
Jaymes was throwing up again. I had to cut short the excursion to go back to attend to him. Tun told me he threw out his breakfast & lunch. I have to get him to a doctor.