Category: South Asia

Mid-Autumn Festival 2016

Mid Autumn Festival Celebration

Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节 falls on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Lunar Calendar and this year it falls on the September 15th.  It is the second grandest festival after the Spring Festival in China.  People in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan enjoy a day off. The 15th Day of the 8th

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge (Fullerton, Singapore)

Fullerton Hotel

This week’s photo challenge is Edge. This picture was taken outside the Fullerton Hotel, Singapore during my morning walk along the Singapore River.  Every time I see these boys playing by the edge of the River, having fun, pushing each other into the River, I will paused to think about my care free life when

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge (Punggol, Singapore)

Lorong Halus Punggol Park

This week’s photo challenge is Edge. This picture was taken using my iPhone during one of my morning walk at Punggol Waterway Park located at the North Eastern part of Singapore.  “Punggol” in Malay means ‘hurling sticks at the branches of fruit trees to bring them down to the ground’, a reference to the area’s

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror (Reflections)

The Reflections at Keppel Bay

This week’s photo challenge is Mirror. This photo was taken using my iPhone during one of my morning walk at Labrador Park, Singapore, that has a connecting path to Keppel Bay area where this picture was taken. The buildings on the right is Reflections, a luxury waterfront residential development designed by world-renowned architect, Daniel Libeskind.  Check

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror (Singapore River)

Parliament House

This week’s photo challenge is Mirror These pictures were taken using my iPhone along Singapore River during my morning walks.  Reflection of the sky, architectures and trees can be seen on the Singapore River that was once dirty in the 1970’s.  What we are seeing now is a result of a 10-year clean up effort that

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror (Empress Place, Singapore)

Empress Place

This week’s photo challenge is Mirror This picture was taken using my iPhone at the Empress Place, Singapore during one of my morning walks. Many couples like to take their engagement and wedding photos here. The reflection on the sphere is the Asian Civilisations Museum.  For more on Empress Place, check out Morning at Singapore River –

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror (Singapore)

Botanic Gardens

This week’s photo challenge is Mirror This picture was taken this morning using my iPhone during morning walk at The Swan Lake of Singapore Botanic Gardens, a UNESCO Cultural Site since July 2015.   Thank you for stopping by Audrey Enjoyed what you read?  Follow my blog, subscribe using your email to stay up to date or

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Morning at Singapore River – Part III

1965 Singapore Independence

Let’s take a walk back to Kim Seng Bridge, our starting point of the morning walk along Singapore River.  If you missed the last few posts, check here.   Raffles Place – Central Business District From Esplanade Park, we made our way back to Empress Place. We cross the Cavenagh Bridge to the Fullerton Hotel

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Morning at Singapore River – Part II

1823 Establishment of commerce infrastructure

  After walking for more than 2 kilometers from our starting point at Kim Seng Bridge, we are at the Central Business District of Singapore. Empress Place Lawn We have arrived at the place where Sir Stamford Raffles first landed in Singapore on 28 January 1819. A white statue of Sir Stamford Raffles is standing at

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