Travel : Singapore
Lamp shops, Sun Yat Sen's villa, a Burmese
temple and gambling dens. This is about as wild and crazy as
Once a notorious red-light district, now a hip
teen fashion mecca.
|Central Business District [guide]
The heart, but not the soul, of Singapore.
Changi's space-age Terminal 3.
The original Chinese district of Singapore,
now the usual pan-Singaporean shopping, eating and nightlife
Chinese New Year trinkers for sale, Mosque St
The residential eastern coast of Singapore,
home to kilometers of beach and tasty seafood restaurants.
Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens)
Demented theme park for the sadistic and
|Katong and Joo Chiat
Shophouses and hawker food in one of Singapore's more traditional bits.
Quiet little island with lots of turtles and little else.
A little bit of India in the heart of
Singapore, and the city's most cohesive ethnic district.
Detail of the roof of the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple
My humble ex-home in the
western, largely industrial districts.
Detail of main pool, Parc Vista
Jurong's main (sole?) tourist attraction,
featuring anything that flies, hops or squawks.
|Pearl Bank Apartment
My home in Singapore.
Vertiginous view from the top of the tube
A small island off the coast of Singapore,
stuck in a perpetual time warp -- the only place in the country that
does not look like Singapore.
Kampong fishing huts on the beach
Another small island off the coast of
Singapore, but this one wants to be Disneyland.
message from the Internal Security Agency
|Southern Ridges Park
Nine kilometers of jungle trail across the spine of southern Singapore.
Shown: Henderson Waves, Singapore's freakiest pedestrian bridge
The quieter half of Singapore's southern
Statue of the Malay Regiment, Reflections @ Bukit Chandu
Generally reckoned to be one of the best zoos
in the world.
Even in Singapore, things fall apart. You just have to spot 'em fast before something new is built on top.
Singapore at night, or, how I learned to stop worrying and love my tripod.
The luridly colored traditional pottery of the Malay-Chinese Peranakans.
Fancy a chukka of
pootling about on ponies, old boy?
festival where devotees show the strength of their spirit by attaching
portable shrines ( kavadi )
to their flesh and crossing town in a procession.