Scenes From Singapore

 

After our flight from the US, we stayed a few weeks in Singapore with our friends Bogdan and Cristina. Alex posted a bunch of photos from the Singapore Botanical Gardens , but there’s a couple more things worth sharing.

On our first full day, we were walking around Chinatown and saw this:

Line Dancing – Singapore Style from Greg Bugyis on Vimeo.

After our flight from the US, we stayed a few weeks in Singapore with our friends Bogdan and Cristina. Alex posted a bunch of photos from the Singapore Botanical Gardens , but there’s a couple more things worth sharing.

On our first full day, we were walking around Chinatown and saw this:

Now anytime I hear The Eagles I’ll think of a Chinatown line dance.

Most of our meals in Singapore were at hawker centers, usually the one just outside Bogdan & Cristina’s apartment. Hawker centers are a collection of food and drink stalls – many of them specializing in just one dish. Back in the 70′s, Singapore started building these centers so street food vendors wouldn’t congest traffic, and would have better access to running water and refrigerators. Groups of apartment buildings have a hawker center in the middle and it serves as a gathering point for friends and neighbors. Here is ours on a busy Saturday morning:

May 13, 2010

Singapore

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