Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Friday, March 4th ~ Singapore

The Supertrees at Gardens of the Bay

The Supertrees at Gardens of the Bay

Marina Bay Sands Hotel

Marina Bay Sands Hotel

Well, we have been up for the better part of the past 48 hours so I am rather rummy about now. We did manage to get bits and pieces of sleep on board our EVA flights, but not enough to be coherent. 

As we approached our landing in Singapore, I was amazed by the number of ships in the harbor.

Singapore harbor full of ships

Singapore harbor full of ships

When we finally arrived in Singapore earlier today, we took the local MRT transit train from the airport into town. The station was only a short three-minute walk to our hotel. Their transit system is clean, modern and easy to use as well as being reasonably priced. For the two of us, it cost $5.00 Singapore dollars, which at today’s rates equals $3.64 USD. Pretty great rate for about a 1/2 trip and much more reasonable than a taxi.

Carlton City Hotel - our home for two nights here in Singapore

Carlton City Hotel – our home for two nights here in Singapore

After checking in and a quick shower we jumped back on the MRT and headed to Gardens by the Bay to spend the afternoon and evening.

But since I am in desperate need of a good nights sleep and it is almost midnight Friday night local time, I am going to forgo any more writing and simply share some pictures taken in the Flower Dome, Cloud Forest and the Supertree Grove.

Flower Dome ~ was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2015 as the world’s largest glass greenhouse.

Enormous glass top of the green house

Enormous glass top of the green house

Tim next to one of many colorful flower displays

Tim next to one of many colorful flower displays

 

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Cloud Forest

Inside the cloud Forest

Inside the cloud Forest

Tim and Joanne beside one of the water features inside the cloud forest

Tim and Joanne beside one of the water features inside the cloud forest

Roof reflected in the pool

Roof reflected in the pool

Supertree Grove

Seeing the Supertrees and the evening light and sound show was truly the highlight of the day. I shot some video, but too tired tonight to even take a look at it to see if it turned out. We did take the OCBC Skyway through the trees which gives a bird’s eye view.

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GRATITUDE MOMENT: Today I am grateful for safe, smooth travels to Singapore. It was LONG flights, but so happy to have a chance to see a city that has been on Tim’s wish list for many years.

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About Tim and Joanne Joseph

Hi and welcome! We are Tim and Joanne Joseph and we have just embarked on our "next chapter". At a stage in life where traveling the world, taking pictures, and sharing our adventures with friends and family will be our dream come true.
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15 Responses to Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

  1. Barb Yurick says:

    You’ll love Singapore because it’s one of cleanest cities in all of Asia.

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  2. That looks really lovely. I love that greenhouse and the flowers. Enjoy!

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  3. The last picture looks fantastic. As do they all though!

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  4. Welcome to my island 🙂 do stay till later in the night when you are at the Cloud Dome and rain forest. The lightings add a different touch.

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  5. sverma27 says:

    Some absolutely beautiful photos – I’m visiting in a couple of weeks and you’ve definitely given me some inspiration of what to do!

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