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It was simply amazing to find the details of the cycle of life amongst unexpected and usually ignored places. Most of the time, I become so engrossed in the grand scheme of things that I tend to overlook the little details that make up the grand subject of my admiration.
Bukit Batok Nature Park is an epitome of transformation and convergence. It is an abandoned quarry site transformed into a nature park. There is also a memorial park built during WWII located just beside an operational transmission tower.
One of the popular tourist spots in Singapore is the Sri Mariamman Temple, the country’s oldest Hindu temple. From Chinatown MRT station, you have to pass thru alleys full of souvenirs shops and food stalls, typical of a Chinatown, before reaching the temple. It’s like a mini journey from one culture to the next.
These are inspired by/made up of spices set on a lighted frame giving interesting illuminated patterns. It is a great and unique way of showcasing our beloved spices, don’t you think?
Ignore the reflection; mind the existence.
Taken during one of the laser shows at Marina Bay, I patiently waited for the green lights simply because green is my favorite color.
When it comes to environmental issues, I have a only one simple stand: the little efforts we make today are counted tomorrow and we are not only citizens of the present but also of the future.
Kusu Island or Turtle/Tortoise Island got its name after the legend of a magical tortoise which turned itself into an island in order to save two shipwrecked men. The sailors returned their gratitude by visiting the island and this tradition continues up to this day
Built in 1868, the MacRitchie Reservoir is the oldest of the 17 reservoirs in Singapore. Other than serving its original purpose, it is now an escape from the urban rush.
Have you seen the trees of the future?
I hope you like how this photo shows light and darkness merging to form beautiful silhouettes of everyday objects.
Sentosa Island, dubbed as Asia’s favorite playground, is indeed a playground for kids and, like us, those who are children-at-heart.
In celebration of Singapore’s 47th birthday, here is a list of reasons why I love Singapore.
The juxtaposition of the natural and man-made is very evident here in Singapore. Living in one of those flats, with all the comforts of modern life, it is quite hard to imagine that you can always quickly go back to the simple joys of living with nature.
My withering soul
surrounded by purple haze
glimpses a rebirth
The Empress Palace, Esplanade Park & War Memorial Park Walking Trail offers the visitors of this country pieces of its history.
Singapore might have evolved from a small fishing village and commercial port to a thriving world-class business hub. But in a few corners of this country are remnants of the past reminding its people their roots.
The Henderson Waves is the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore elevated at 36m above the Henderson Road providing panoramic views of the city. Marvel at its unique wave-like structure which lights up every night.
The Wonder Full Show is a stunning 15-minute audio-visual feast portraying the journey of life using visual effects of interweaving lasers, searchlights, LEDs, video projectors and giant streaming water screens.
“In those days Singapore was just one of many forested islands, clogging the tip of the straits…no one lingered any longer than was necessary.” – Amitav Ghosh, River of Smoke
The Jurong Gardens of Singapore is a peaceful retreat from the hustles of urban life. Built in 1975, the design concept of the gardens was mainly based on the rich history and traditions of China and Japan.
Some Indian dishes from my kitchen.
Last week, we watched the movie Madagascar’s third installment, Europe’s Most Wanted. I love this movie and how the different personalities of the four main characters (Alex’s strong spirit, Marty’s coolness, Gloria’s vamp and Melman’s sincerity) mesh well to make their adventures unforgettable. And Afro Circus just kept going on in my head for days …