Singapore

We had a two night stopover in Singapore on the way home. The heat and humidity was a shock to the system after three months of cold, and also being in a very urban, very crowded environment. Singapore is ultra modern, with skyscrapers dominating the skyline.

Around Singapore

The newer additions to the city was certainly interesting. This is supposed to be a large entertainment and hotel complex.

Around Singapore

There were still traces of colonial Singapore still about, even if they were dwarfed by the new.

Around Singapore

This old bridge in the city centre was built in the 19th Century by Scottish engineers, and had some interesting crossing conditions.

Around Singapore

Around Singapore

But with outside being so hot and humid, the only place to be in the middle of the day was indoors. Not being an avid shopper we tried to find other places to stay cool. We visited the odd museum. This one focused on Asian artifacts.

Around Singapore

Around Singapore

But what I enjoyed most was eating. I really missed while in Europe was the great South East Asian food that’s so available in Sydney. A good laksa can cure any ills.

Around Singapore

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