Australian Photo Gallery 2011 - Singapore

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1 - Perth Airport for onward
    flight to Singapore
2 - Qantas Airbus 330 at Perth Airport
   for onward flight to Singapore
3 - View from YMCA room window
    over Singapore public buildings
4 - YMCA building, our
 accommodation in Singapore

5 - Singapore street-gardens
    of exotic tropical plants
6 - Dhoby Ghaut MRT station 7 - Street-gardens, palm trees and
    heavy traffic in North Bridge Road
8 - Singapore Parliament Building
     from North Bridge Road

 
9 - Northern embankment of Singapore
River against backdrop of city skyscrapers
10 - View along north embankment
and river into heart of CBD skyscrapers
11 - Former shop-houses and go-downs
    
 restored as riverside restaurants
12 - Riverside restaurants along
     northern embankment

 
13 - CBD tower-block skyline
      from northern embankment
14 - Former bum-boats now
   converted for tourist cruises
15 - Singapore skyline of sky-scrapers
with foreground of former shop-houses
16 - Statue of Sir Stamford Raffles,
      founder of Singapore

 
17 - Skyscrapers of Raffles Place Central
   Business District towering over river
18 - Passing under Cavenagh Bridge
      on Singapore River cruise
19 - Merlion Hotel on southern
 embankment close to Merlion Statue
20 - Esplanade Theatres-on-the-Bay
   performing arts centre

 
21 - Southern embankment lined with
    financial institutions' office blocks
22 - Skyscraper office-blocks over-
towering southern side of Marina Bay
23 - Marina Bay Sands resort-complex
 and Lotus flower Art-Science Museum
24 - Tourist cruise boats turning
      in Marina Bay to return upriver

 
25 - Marina Bay Sands towering above
      other buildings to dominate skyline
26 - Bridges over Singapore River
   backed by city tower-blocks
27 - Shopping centres lining river
       bank opposite to Clarke Quay
28 - Former go-downs restored as
      riverside restaurants and shops

 
29 - View along Singapore River
     with tourist bum-boats passing
30 - Walking back from Raffles Quay
 along tree-shaded north embankment
31 - Contrasting architectural sky-line
       with skyscrapers and go-downs
32 - Singapore Parliament Building
        viewed from Elgin Bridge

 
33 - Foreground of riverside restaurants
   towered over by CBD tower-blocks
34 - Shady riverside restaurant
opposite Raffles Quay and Parliament
35 - View along river with Marina
Sands Bay gracing skyline
36 - Cycling municipal street
     cleaner in South Bridge Road

 
37 - Ornate pagoda-like tower (gopuram)
    at Sri Mariamann Hindu Temple
38 - Decorated shrine of Hindu mother
    goddess at Sri Mariamann Temple
39 - Domed shrine pavilions decorated
     with statues of Hindu deities
40 - Multifarious embodiments of
       Hindu polytheistic pantheon

 
41 - Chinatown street markets busy with
locals enjoying Sunday afternoon shopping
42 - Mango Ice Kacang, a refreshing
      Chinatown ice cream specialty
43 - Pink paper blossom decorating
      the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
44 - Devotions at the shrine of the
        Buddha Tooth Relic Temple

 
45 - Stall of Durians (King of fruits)
      in Chinatown Complex market
46 - Coconut milk drink
 in Chinatown street market
47 - Singaporean tropical trees
    in Telok Ayer Park
48 - Telok Ayer covered market,
set amid overshadowing skyscrapers

 
49 - Telok Ayer food-hall interior with
cast-iron pillars and timber-lined vaulting
50 - Fanning the barbecue coals for
 satay kebabs at Telok Ayer food-hall
51 - Satay kebabs and fried rice
     at Telok Ayer out-door food-hall
52 - Tiger beers at Telok Ayer
      out-door food-hall

 
53 - Fanning the coals
   on satay barbecue stall
54 - Supper from Satay stalls
at Telok Ayer out-door food-halls
55 - Early evening crowds at
   Telok Ayer out-door food-halls
56 - Singapore National Museum
    in Fort Channing Road

 
57 - Tropical trees and plants
        in Fort Channing Park
58 - Simulation of 1942 Singapore
surrender conference at Fort Channing
59 - Marina Bay Sands Resort
over-towering Padang cricket ground
60 - Fašade of Raffles Hotel, symbol
   of Singapore's colonial splendour

 
61 - Garden terrace and fountain
    at Raffles Hotel
62 - Taking Tiffin on the terrace
    at Raffles Hotel
63 - Commissionaire at
    Raffles Hotel
64 - Raffles Hotel exclusive
  gardens viewed from veranda

 
65 - Luxuriant palm trees shading
    Raffles Hotel gardens
66 - Coconut fruits growing atop
 palm trees in Raffles Hotel gardens
67 - Marina Bay Sands resort standing
 out above gardens of Raffles Hotel
68 - Curry lunch at Banana Leaf
   Apolo in Little India

 
69 - Curried Tiger prawns
       at Banana Leaf Apolo
70 - Shop-houses along
   Serangoon Road, Little India
71 - Shops in Serangoon Road
       selling silks and sarees
72 - Sri Veeramakaliamman
Hindu Temple in Serangoon Road

 
73 - Ornate prayer hall of Sri
  Veeramakaliamman Hindu Temple
74 - Shop-house stall selling
      marigold garlands
75 - Drinking mango lassi
       in Little India market
76 - Arriving home from our 2011
      Far Eastern back-packing trip
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