Dhoby Ghaut Metro station, June 4, 2014, 2:23 pm.
Metro's underground stations are glass enclosed and air-conditioned. Doors open only when the train is in the station. Train doors and station doors are synced.
Dhoby Ghaut Metro station, June 4, 2014, 2:24 pm.
You can sense from the crowd and the length of the platform that this is a major transfer point.
Returning to the hotel on the metro at 5:29 pm on June 4.
Singapore skyline from Atlas condo, June 4 at 8:22 pm.
9-second VIDEO: Singapore skyline from Atlas condo, June 4 at 8:22 pm.
Old but rehabilitated shop houses in Jalan Besar.
The red building at the corner is a shrine in Jalan Besar.
The large gray and white building is the recently opened Parc Sovereign Hotel. The foreground street is Tyrwhitt Road. The intersecting road is Beatty Lane.
More shop houses, along Tyrwhitt Road in Jalan Besar.
The street intersecting from the left is Horne.
Cavenagh Bridge (opened 1870) — with Marian and Aliza
The third bridge to be built in Singapore, it was built and tested in Glasgow and shipped to and reassembled in Singapore.
Cavenagh Bridge, 1870, spans the Singapore River at Fullerton Square.
Major General Sir Orfeur Cavenagh KCSI (1820–1891) was the last India-appointed Governor of the Straits Settlements.
He governed the Straits Settlements from 1859 to 1867.
Looking across the Singapore River from Cavenagh Bridge.
The tube building is on South Canal Road at Synagogue Street.
An interior court of the former General Post Office, now the Fullerton Hotel.
Former General Post Office, now the Fullerton Hotel.
Looking NNW from the Maybank Tower at Boat Quay to the Mica and EFG buildings.
Half of the Marina Bay Sands seen by telephoto from Fullerton Square in central Singapore.
In the center background is the 52-story OCBC Centre by I.M. Pei, 1976
From Raffles Place Metro station.
The 52-story OCBC Centre by I.M. Pei, 1976.
In the center foreground is the Raffles Place Metro station.
The 'green wall' is a map of Singapore.
The pyramidal sculpture is 'Momentum,' by David Gerstein, 2007.