Parking space, bombs not included

Underground bombshelter.jpgUnderground carparks seemed to be common place, but what was surprising to this writer was the dual use of some of them. As written earlier, a shelter from the storm, or protection from something more man-made?

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Strongly built, well, blow me down

Bomb shelter door.jpgI was just surprised at the fore-thought shown by the builders. The door looked sturdy, in fact bomb-shelter sturdy. After a certain amount of thought, they are shelters not to protect against the splinters of war, but more of the debris of a typhoon.

I know for a fact that Singapore, in all of it’s preparedness, also has storm shelters built into their subway system. Built for another reason, they come equipped with showers, beds and even airlocks.