Tag Archives: colonial

The Majestically Beautiful Dome of the Old Supreme Court Building

This was taken from Central. I am always impressed by this structure constructed between 1937-1939. So much better than the new Supreme Court Building which looks like a flying saucer and I feel quite an eyesore. Guess I just prefer … Continue reading

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Trip to Delhi – Day 1 (On the Way to the Taj Hotel)

The most prominent feature on the roads of Delhi were the green and yellow tuk-tuks. We saw them everywhere. And in this shot, a helicopter in the air – probably part of the tight security due to Republic Day. Also … Continue reading

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The Fullerton Hotel: Christmas & New Year Decorations

The Fullerton Hotel which was a former post office during colonial times is truly majestic looking. The christmas decorations were tasteful on the outside and spectacular on the inside. I am rushing to get these shots up before Christmas is … Continue reading

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Another Visit to our Beautiful Botanic Gardens (Main Entrance at Tanglin)

This times we parked at the side nearer the main entrance. It was a pity that there was construction and cleaning going on when we were there and a lot of the path was blocked. We then made a promise … Continue reading

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Too Much of An Imperialist Vibe?

We both just felt that this latest Louis Vuitton Ad Display had too much of an Imperialist vibe. Actually B pointed it out to me and I agreed.  The porter had that dejected, forlorn look as well, which compounds the … Continue reading

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Peranakan Museum: Pretty Architecture

The one thing that made a huge impression on me was the very pretty architecture of the museum. Both the external facade and the building within that was once a Chinese school. The building was constructed way back in 1912 … Continue reading

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Serangoon Garden Village

A January 2011 update with all my posts about My Village: Cafes Restaurants and More Gorgeous Pink Floral Lanterns at My Village Serangoon Gardens’ My Village Again NTUC Finest My Village in Serangoon Gardens Opens Serangoon Garden Village Another new … Continue reading

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Singapore Daily Photos: Architectural Contrasts

I admire the beauty in both the old and the new. The architectural wonder of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel takes my breath away but I still love the charm of old colonial buildings and shophouses.

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What I Learnt About Cochin

I knew that Kerala was in the southern part of India, but I didn’t know that it was that far south.  Previously I was also not aware that Cochin is now known as Kochi.  The government is trying to do … Continue reading

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#19. Old Charming Raffles Hotel

I wish there were more majestic old buildings around. I am all for conservation although I do realize that our country is tiny so that becomes harder. Old buildings with character give me good reason to be happy in Singapore. … Continue reading

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