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In 1871 Fogg visited the Singapore Botanic Garden, however this was not Phileas but William Perry Fogg, a real-life American adventurer and author and an inspiration for Phileas. Botanist Dr Mark Spencer outlines WP Fogg's journey and tells us more about the flora and natural environment of Singapore.

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Interesting Facts About Singapore (24mins)

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Relevant chapters in the novel: 16 and 17

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5 August 2021

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