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  • Day6

    1 city, 2 worlds

    November 22, 2018 in Singapore ⋅ 🌧 29 °C

    Today we visited the Little India neighbourhood and Orchard Road, the high end shopping street. What a contrast,

    Little India was our least favourite experience, so far. Unlike the rest of Singapore, it seemed more rundown, with the first garbage we have seen on the streets. It did not help that most of the stores were just starting to open at 10:00 a.m. and we could not go into the mosques as we had shorts on. But we visited one Hindu temple before heading off to Orchard Road.

    Today was also our first trip on the subway. Not surprisingly it was clean, fast and efficient. Lunch was at Food Republic, a food court in one of the malls. While we were eating, there was a rain storm complete with thunder and lightening, our first day-time rain in Singapore. We all had some variation on chicken and rice; all cheap and delicious.

    We took pictures of 2 fun signs, one construction ‘worker’ and one that sums up Christine’s thoughts about golf.
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