Category Singapore

Jurong Bird Park

Our visit to Jurong Bird Park was hot and steamy, but very rewarding in seeing some beautiful birds. Jurong Bird Park is a world-famous bird zoo where there are specimens of magnificent bird life from around the world, including a flock of  around one thousand flamingos. There are over 25 endangered species. It is currently […]

Marina Bay

Last night. we strolled across the new Helix Bridge to take some night photos of Marina Bay and then had dinner at one of the restaurants fronting the bay. The Marina Bay area of Singapore is a new development that began in the 1970s, when land reclamation was carried out at Marina Bay, forming what […]

Singapore Days

On our first full day in Singapore, we spent a lot of time in the just opened ‘Gardens by the Bay’. The first part of the garden (South Garden) cost $1 billion and other sections of the park will open in later phases. The gardens cover 54 hectares with its highlights including the Supertrees, the […]

Quite A Hotel

Well, the Marina Bay Sands is quite a hotel .with 2561 rooms on an enormous site in the newly developed Marina Bay Sands area of Singapore. We have a room on the 31st floor in Tower 1 (on the left). The hotel was opened on February 2011 and developed by the Sands Corporation of Las […]

An Aeuronautical Day

We flew to Singapore today. Because we were using our frequent flyer points, we had a more circuitous route than we might have preferred, but the only seats that we could find were on a flight from Melbourne to Singapore via Brisbane. As a result, I had a lot of time to catch up on […]