Singapore - getting around

 The Merlion - symbol of Singapore (left);  bumboat passing under the Cavenagh Bridge (right) - VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

The Merlion by night (left);  skyline viewed from bumboat at dusk (right) - VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

Esplanade Bridge by night with the Merlion (left) and Theatres on the Bay (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow
Singapore by night - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Parliament (left);  Statue of Raffles at the spot where he landed (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Raffles Hotel - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

  A  wide variety of teas is offered for afternoon tea at Raffles and later you can sample the famous Singapore Gin Sling (above); - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

View across the Singapore River (left);  clothes drying (right) - VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

A Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT) station with pot plants (left) and spotless platforms (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Singapore MRT remote controlled driverless trains - VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

An MRT interchange with easy transfer between train and bus - VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

At this SMRT interchange there is a large shopping complex which caters for the surrounding flats - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Durians (left) are a soft pungent fruit banned from busses and trains - as is eating, drinking and smoking - VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

LRT lines (or Local Rapid Transits) augment the MRT - VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

Orchard (left);  SBS Transit (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Contrasting styles of architecture - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Chinese Garden on Chinese Garden Road - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Chinese Garden and the Pai Hung Ch'iao (rainbow) Bridge (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

The dramatic cable ride between Singapore and the Island of Sentosa.  VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

The gondolas run out high over the water en route to and from Sentosa - VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

The revolving Carlsberg Skytower and the Sentosa Merlion offer spectacular views - VIDEO CAPTUREs Malcolm McCrow

Complimentary buses (above) take tourists around Sentosa.  A preserved British Guardroom (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Much military history almost comes to life at Fort Siloso, the Surrender Chambers and at Fort Canning, back in Singapore - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Guns on Sentosa - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Audio visual reconstructions of  the changing fortunes of war - at Sentosa (left) which depicts 15 February 1942 and at Fort Canning (right) which depicts 12 September 1945 - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Chinatown  - the SMRT metro station (left);  the Majestic Cinema (right) - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Chinatown - shops and flats - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

The Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple on Petain Road - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow

Little India extends from Buffalo Road to Serangoon Road - PHOTOs Malcolm McCrow