Approx. 10 months in SE Asia visiting majority of countries on motorbikes, camping & backpacking style. Photos taken by iPhone 4s + iDry. You can reach me on blogs /at/ davss /dot/ com.
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Singapore - Thaipoosam
Singapore - Thaipoosam
Singapore, Singapore
Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamil communities on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (Jan/Feb).
Feb 7, 2012 8:22AM
Singapore - Thaipusam
Singapore - Thaipusam
Singapore, Singapore
The word Thaipusam is derived from the month name Thai and Pusam, which refers to a star that is at its highest point during the festival.
Feb 7, 2012 8:23AM
Singapore - Thaipusam
Singapore - Thaipusam
Singapore
The festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a vel "spear" so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadam. More @ http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thaipusam
Feb 7, 2012 8:24AM
Sri Thandayuthapani Temple
Sri Thandayuthapani Temple
Singapore
These guys did about 4km walk to this temple as a finish point via Singapore's streets followed by friends &/or family members who support them all the way throughout this rather painfully-looking experience.
Feb 7, 2012 8:50AM
Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM)
Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM)
Singapore
It was interesting although the atmosphere inside made me feel want to sleep so we rushed through some sections. More @ http://www.acm.org.sg.
Feb 7, 2012 9:57AM
Singapore
CBD
Feb 7, 2012 12:30PM
One Marina Boulevard
One Marina Boulevard
Singapore
Amazing architecture designs with plenty of green all around. It's superb clean some call it "sterile". This is due to extreme fines or prison for not obeying local laws. We later find out that it's a paradise for rich & not so much for poor people.
Feb 7, 2012 1:22PM
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Singapore
A view at the CBD.
Feb 7, 2012 2:07PM
Sultan Mosque
Sultan Mosque
Singapore
Close to Arab street with plenty of cool & beautiful stuff to buy. http://www.sultanmosque.org.sg/
Feb 7, 2012 4:58PM
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Singapore's East Beach
Singapore's East Beach
Singapore
Feb 8, 2012 7:14PM