Singapore: JASMINE AND FENG SHUI DISTRICT (4)

One district not to be missed in Singapore is Little India that stretches along the Serangoon Road. This is where Indian immigrants found refuge when coming to this country. Consequently, you will be overwhelmed by Indian decorations, religious statues, specific scents of saffron, aromatic burning sticks, with jasmine and other floral arrangements all around. There … Continue reading Singapore: JASMINE AND FENG SHUI DISTRICT (4)

Singapur: MIRIS JASMINA I KVART PO “FENG ŠUIJU” (4)

Specifičan deo grada predstavlja Mala Indija koja se proteže duž Serangoon Road-a. Ovde su se naseljavali Indijci koji su nekada u velikom broju dolazili u Singapur. Samim tim, kvart je pun tipičnih ukrasa, statua bogova, posebnih mirisa gde se mešaju šafran, aromatični štapići, a na sve strane su aranžmani jasmina i drugih vrsta cveća, koji … Continue reading Singapur: MIRIS JASMINA I KVART PO “FENG ŠUIJU” (4)

Singapore: KINGDOM OF SKYSCRAPERS (3)

Singapore consists of 63 islands, including the mainland. There are two man-made connections to Johor, Malaysia. The highest natural point is Bukit Timah Hill at 166 meters. The south of Singapore, around the Singapore River, used to be the only concentrated urban area, while the rest of the land was either undeveloped tropical rain forest … Continue reading Singapore: KINGDOM OF SKYSCRAPERS (3)

Singapur: CARSTVO NEBODERA (3)

Singapur se inače sastoji od ukupno 63 ostrva, uključujući i glavno. Spojen je sa Malezijom sa dva prelaza. Najviša tačka ove države je Bukit Tima Hil, brdo koje je visoko 166 metara. Jug Singapura oko same reke, ono što je danas centralno jezgro grada, bio je oduvek koncentrisana urbana regija, dok je ostatak države predstavljalo … Continue reading Singapur: CARSTVO NEBODERA (3)

Singapore: MERGING LION WITH MERMAID (2)

Once you get over those numerous fines and heavy rains, you will be eagre to find out a bit more about the Republic of Singapore you have traveled to. So, I read few guide books and here is what they say. It is an island country located on the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. … Continue reading Singapore: MERGING LION WITH MERMAID (2)

Singapur: KAD SE LAV I SIRENA SPOJE (2)

Kad vas je prošao prvi šok od svih zabrana, obilnih kiša, pravo je vreme da saznate nešto o Repubici Singapur u koju ste doputovali. Ovo je ostrvska zemlja, koja se nalazi na krajnjoj tački poluostrva na kojem je severno Tajland. Ispod vas, na 137 kilometara južno, nalazi se ekvator, a vodeno prostranstvo ispunjavaju indonežanska ostrva. … Continue reading Singapur: KAD SE LAV I SIRENA SPOJE (2)

Singapore: UNDER CONSTANT SURVEILLANCE (1)

Singapore is the place where people usually go for shopping or where they change flights on their way to Australia, New Zealand and other destinations further east or south. If you come for shopping, have in mind that you will find all the famous brands you crave to put in your closet, and that all … Continue reading Singapore: UNDER CONSTANT SURVEILLANCE (1)

Singapur: GRAD POD STALNIM NADZOROM (1)

U Singapur se obično ide ili zbog šopinga, ili se tu zapravo preseda na putu za Australiju, Novi Zeland i druge destinacije. Ako dolazite iz onog prvog razloga, znajte da ćete pronaći sve svetske brendove čiju odeću žarko želite u svom ormaru, i da je sva roba znatno jeftinija nego u Evropi jer je oslobođena … Continue reading Singapur: GRAD POD STALNIM NADZOROM (1)

How about SINGAPORE in May!

We'll be moving on a bit more to the East this month, to enjoy Singapore through Glimpses! One unique city-state that stretches on a little over 700 square kilometers, with population of about five million, the country that is among the wealthiest in the world! Singapore is constantly changing, being modernized all the time, and … Continue reading How about SINGAPORE in May!

Homage to Syria: CAMELS „PARKED“ BY THE ROMAN GATE (8)

* Was fortunate enough to travel to Syria and see the country in 2008 (when the original article was written), three years before the actual war broke out. This is a reminder, a story about the country with immense cultural heritage, posted here with wholehearted wish for peace to be restored. The plan of Palmyra … Continue reading Homage to Syria: CAMELS „PARKED“ BY THE ROMAN GATE (8)