Marina Cityscape by AudreySimplicity

My First 2017 Morning Walk

Happy New Year! Woke up at 7 am and glad the weather was great. I went for my first morning walk of 2017. It was a beautiful morning. Took my usual route, walked along the Singapore River. Today's walk was longer than usual. I walked for 12 km, met my friend for brunch at the … Continue reading My First 2017 Morning Walk

Singapore

Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge (Singapore)

This week's photo challenge is Edge. This picture was taken using my iPhone during one of my morning walk along the Singapore River. I could not tell how many trees there are nor how old they are, but I am sure they are very old trees and existed before the building behind them was built. … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge (Singapore)

Fullerton Hotel

Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge (Fullerton, Singapore)

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 … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge (Fullerton, Singapore)

Parliament House

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror (Singapore River)

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 … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror (Singapore River)

Empress Place

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror (Empress Place, Singapore)

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 – … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror (Empress Place, Singapore)

1965 Singapore Independence

Morning at Singapore River – Part III

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 … Continue reading Morning at Singapore River – Part III

1823 Establishment of commerce infrastructure

Morning at Singapore River – Part II

  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 … Continue reading Morning at Singapore River – Part II

1819 The beginning of Singapore trading

Morning at Singapore River – Part I

9 August is Singapore's 51st Birthday, Singapore National Day, a time to celebrate, reflect on our past and look forward to our future. Singapore River has played a significant role contributing to the success of Singapore and I am bringing you for a morning walk along the Singapore River through the photos I captured using my iPhone … Continue reading Morning at Singapore River – Part I