On the way to Indonesia we overnighted in Singapore. Here the old style is seen with the moden buildings.
The entrance to China Town. We were here right before the Chinese New Year.
The Sri Mariamman Temple, the oldest Hindu temple in Singapore
This temple is a National Momument and a major tourist attraction. This is the entrance tower (gopuram) and is embellished with sculptures of Hindu deities.
The market was not completely open yet.
But some shops are open.
More of Singapore
Pete enjoying some chicken and rice.
Pete and Sasha on the way to the facility.
Indonesian construction methods are shown here. And of course there are motorcycles in the picture!
The durian fruit. See the movies for the during tasting.
Before eating the durian.
Eating of the durian.
Disposal of the durian.
Sasha and Pete opening a mangis fruit.
The inside of a Mangis fruit. Inside the leathery skin is white juicy flesh that tastes awesome.
The inside of the rambutan fruit. Sort of tastes like a grape with a big seed in the middle.
Rambutan is derived from the Malay word rambut which means hairs.
The Mangis fruit.
A rubber tree outside my room at the guest house.
Pete enjoying a Singapre Sling on our stopover in Singapore on the way back to the US.
To a good trip.
Up close view of the Singapore Sling. This is a classic drink that was invented for the Raffles Hotel in Singapore.