Singapore, home of the Chili Crab.
Singapore safe exciting city, and one of the cleanest cities on the planet, and the food is to die for. The monster chili crab above weighs 3.5 kilo and comes from Sri Lanka. I used to catch these delicacies from my jetty on the Gold Coast in Australia, and the biggest I ever caught was just under 2 kilo, no comparison to these monsters. If you are looking for an exciting safe city with great food and a fantastic skyline Singapore is the place for you.
Live seafood, it can’t get any fresher than this.
Live seafood in Singapore, it can’t get any fresher than this. Here is my friend Steve Bates examining the catch.
Boat Quay Singapore
Super travel tip. Ask the taxi driver to take you to Boat Quay, there are 30 to 40 restaurants beside the river, don’t be afraid to bargain a little on the price of the crab and the wine.
View from Boat Quay
Sitting here at sunset sipping a cold beer, life does not get much better than this.
Boat Quay, best Chilli crab in the world.
There must be 50 restaurants here offering live seafood, don’t forget to haggle over the price.
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay is a waterside building located on six hectares of waterfront land alongside Marina Bay near the mouth of the Singapore River, purpose-built to be the centre for performing arts for Singapore. Apart from the shows, Singaporeans usually visit the Esplanade for its scenic outdoor view. It overlooks the Singapore river and is in between the Singapore Flyer and Merlion park, making for a good stroll around the vicinity. River ferries stops have been added recently, enhancing its accessibility.
The food centre was promoted by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) as a tourist attraction for sampling Singaporean cuisine. It was first opened in 1971 and it closed down in 2005 as the government wanted to revamp the food centre. The food centre then went through a major renovation before reopening on 1 July 2006.
Parkview Square wine angel.
The “wine angel” at Parkview Square is lifted 6 meters into the air to retrieve your wine selection. A nice quiet bar to enjoy a drink in this well known office block.
Your wine sir. 😛
Not to sure whether Duncan is checking out the wine or the angel. 🙂
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One of the safest, cleanest cities in the world.
Singapore is the world’s fourth-leading financial centre, and its port is one of the five busiest ports in the world. Over five million people live in Singapore, of which 2.91 million were born locally. The population is highly diverse; the majority are Chinese with almost 75% of the total population, while Malays and Indians forming significant minorities. Reflecting this diversity, the country has four official languages: English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil.
The Singapore lion closeup.
One of Singapore’s many iconic landmarks.
This is the fabulous infinity pool at Ku Da Ta, the restaurant on top of Marina Bay Sands Resort, the hotel is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore. Developed by Las Vegas Sands, it is the world’s most expensive standalone Casino property at $8 billion, including cost of the prime land.
Marina Bay Sands Resort
The magnificent building is absolutely breathtaking.
This view is from The Fullerton Bay Hotel. Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore. Developed by Las Vegas Sands, it is the world’s most expensive building, at US$ 5.7 billion, including the cost of the prime land.
Inside Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore safe exciting city
Everything about Marina Bay Resort is on a grand scale.
View from Marina Bay Sands Resort
The view from the roof of Marina Bay Resort.
Singapore’s ever changing skyline.
Skyline in 1980
Things have changed a little since 1980.
Singapore street 1980
Things have certainly changed here in the last 38 years.
Beautiful green Lamborghini
Luxury cars everywhere in this great city.
Private Ferrari collection.
Many Singaporeans like to show off their wealth, I guess if you have got it, flaunt it. 😆
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