Local Heart, Global Soul

January 25, 2012

Down Town Singapore, … a Duck’s Perspective.

Filed under: PHOTOGRAPHY,Places and Sights,SINGAPORE,Travel — kiwidutch @ 1:00 am
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It’s almost time for our Duck to get out of the water… I’ve shown you some of the bits I found really interesting, but there is still more to see…  here is a round-up of some of the other sights around down-town Singapore.

A few decades ago these would have been affordable housing, these days you need a seven figure bank balance to afford an apartment here on the river…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

Bridge photo because I liked the contrast of light and shade, positive and negative space and shapes and lines…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

Skyscrapers…  interestingly shaped skyline…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

…palm trees to remind me later of the wonderful tropical heat (especially once I’ve returned to a Dutch winter)

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

… the architect designed this with eight sides so that the all important feng shui  principles work from all angles… (apparently it does).

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

yes, these photos were taken a few weeks back… just before Christmas in fact … decorations.

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

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.. The High Court…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

The old High Court is being renovated and a new High Court (the “flying saucer building” in the background) is under construction…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

Beautiful church…

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

…A quick glimpse of the famous Raffles Hotel… (low rise, red roof).

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

1 Comment »

  1. We seem to have been in Singapore at the same time! I was the one that looked like a tourist lugging a camera around. Isn’t it a fabulous place?

    Comment by Ellen — January 25, 2012 @ 1:06 am | Reply

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