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    Singapore Trip

    WTF is this sorcery?? A clean, safe, modern, beautiful, pristine city in SE Asia..

    As usual… some pics from my trip with missus to Singapore.

    Very very very very very nice place. It was a joy to walk around, take the MRT or catch a bus. Expensive i guess .. but there are some exceptions.

    The buses and MRT are cheap. Grab cars are about the same as taking a UK taxi I guess however there’s a chance you’ll get picked up in a brand new Merc

    Cheap and tasty Indian/Chinese/Malay food available in the food court style places.

    Emilates stopover


    Small hotel loom in the centre £60 a night



    Out n about

















    Noodle Brunch



    Marina Bay Sands


    Dinner at some funny place





    Supertree Grove & light show







    Singapore Sling & view from ce la vie




    Universal Studios

























    no. before you ask .. they're not real dinosaurs





    Clark Quay is a nice place for dinner and drinks


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    My first resting place in Asia...for a year in ‘88.

    Said I wouldn’t return but now I’m quite curious to see how it’s changed.

    Fine pics as usual, sp. You really captured the plasticity.

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    Loads of nice cafes in Singapore..



    Gardens by the bay & cloud forest

    not many pics. I was bored haha



















    Hotpot

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    Nice pics spunter, cheers

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    Nice photos punty. Big fan of Singapore myself.

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    10/10 Punty!
    Teakdoors Alan Wicker!
    Great pics, cheers for taking the time to share.

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    No candid pictures from inside the 4 floors of Orchard Tower but still a great thread Punter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nidhogg View Post
    Big fan of Singapore myself.
    A ‘not working there’ thing. .like Chiang Rai..

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    A ‘not working there’ thing. .like Chiang Rai..
    15 years working there has left me with fond memories - and a very healthy CPF account....?

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    Maybe if you work. For me Singapore has done the right thing, but other than Changi there is not much there for me.

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    But LC knows where the hookers are there.


    So there's that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyrille View Post
    But LC knows where the hookers are there.
    Knowledgeable bloke

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    ...for all the cleanliness, efficiency, excellent restaurants and artificial Dubai-type attractions that Singapore has to offer, I prefer Hong Kong, existing as it does in the shadow of the giant dragon and yet still a vibrant fascinating urban environment...smug Singaporeans remind me of US Asians living in a gated California suburb, aware that at any moment the other could breach the walls and render the citizenry refugees...
    Majestically enthroned amid the vulgar herd

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    Chinese garden & turtle museum

    This place is a quiet gem and a 30 minute mrt ride away.

    hardly any one there

















    Food in China town mall



    Indian



    Mrt



    I tried to hunt down a nice pie but it was hopeless.. my last resort was Starbucks :/


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    ^...that food court is where SD had the turtle soup (fresh!) and I nearly starved to death...RIP Anthony Bourdain, but I don't need to visit it again...

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    Nice pics Punty... but Singapore looks a bit tame.

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    Very nice pics, always put visiting Singapore off due to false preconceived ideas about the place. It's back in the list
    Last edited by Mandaloopy; 15-07-2018 at 02:10 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mandaloopy View Post
    always put visiting Singapore off due to false preconceived ideas about the place
    ...don't be too hasty...

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    I preferred Puntys threads when he was a monger.. but at least the photos are in focus now

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    Sing is good for 2 or 3 days then it's boring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neo View Post
    I preferred Puntys threads when he was a monger.. but at least the photos are in focus now
    Give him time. Those days will return
    Nice pics but HK's got miles more character

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ Pat View Post
    Nice pics but HK's got miles more character
    ...yep...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    ...yep...
    Singapore has bags of charatacter, but you need to know where to go. Buckwheat chapatis on a sunday morning at desker road, the best duck rice in the world at South Buona Vista, Newton circus chili crab and fresh bao, Samis for fish head curry. Singapore is food. The best in the world. Bar none.

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    ...if Singapore's "character" needs to be hunted down, no thanks: the weather doesn't allow for treasure hunts...if it's not found on Clark's Quay, the hell with it...

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    Anyone speak Singlish?

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