Travel Pics Theme: S for Singapore

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is S, for Singapore. For Thursday, it’s the first of two pictures from the Gardens By The Bay complex – this one, from the ‘Flower Dome’ The complex was launched in 2005, and takes in 100 hectares, in three separate sections .. and was supposed to…

Travel Pics Theme: S for Singapore

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is S, for Singapore. For Wednesday, it’s the Sri Mariamman Temple, the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore. We’ve been there twice .. the first time at night in 2010, and then during the day in 2016 (when this image was taken). It’s a temple built to…

Travel Pics Theme: S for Singapore

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is S, for Singapore. For Tuesday, it’s the Singapore Supreme Court (old and new). In the picture, you’ll see a building with a cupola (the old Singapore Supreme Court) and a building beside it with a colonnade of columns – the former City Hall. Directly behind them…

Travel Pics Theme: S for Singapore

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is S, for Singapore.   We start with the Marina Bay Sands resort … like a ship-on-a-stick but bigger 🙂 This is an eight billion dollar casino and hotel complex, topped with a curved ‘Skypark’, designed to look like a futuristic ship. As the ‘Sands’ part…

Friday travel: Singapore surprises

People are often divided on Singapore … some love the fact that it is seen as clean, and safe, and controlled – while others dislike its authoritarian, buttoned-down nature (which is necessary for it to be clean, and safe, and controlled …) Me? I was always conflicted. And I still am. We are in Singapore this…