Nostalgic Singapore

What I love about Singapore is their attention to preserving the heritage in the midst of fast-tracking development which transforms the once muddy river & kampong into one of the tigers of Asia.

Here are some examples:

Cavenagh Bridge, the oldest suspension bridge in the island state

Cavenagh Bridge, the oldest suspension bridge in the island state

The police sign remains standing in pride

The police sign remains standing in pride

Signature of the contractor

Signature of the contractor

But while some areas still has been putting on their Sunday best since the glorious colonial days, other corners have totally been made over and the original look has been forgotten except in pictures.

Raffles Place Park. I cannot recognize the similarities except for the new Standard Chartered Bank corner that resembles the old building

Raffles Place Park. I cannot recognize the similarities except for the new Standard Chartered Bank corner that resembles the old building

Once a bustling street, now a children's playground

Once a bustling street, now a children’s playground surrounded by high-rise office towers

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