Singapore: PEACE AND HARMONY NEXT TO THE BUSTLE (6)

If you want to escape the crowd, concrete and glass, just take the subway from the Singapore center and go visit two beautiful gardens. There is the Chinese and the Japanese one, and they are so different from the scenery so typical for Singapore with its skyscrapers and modern technology working for men (or the … Continue reading Singapore: PEACE AND HARMONY NEXT TO THE BUSTLE (6)

Singapur: NADOMAK VREVE, MIR I TIŠINA (6)

Ako biste da pobegnete od gužve, betona i stakla, na petnaestak minuta metroom od centra Singapura nalaze se dva prelepa parka. Jedan japanski, drugi kineski. Toliko različiti od onoga što predstavlja sam grad i sve one moderne tehnologije koja radi za čoveka (ili čovek za nju), a opet u duhu kulture naroda koji u ovom … Continue reading Singapur: NADOMAK VREVE, MIR I TIŠINA (6)

Singapore: PEANUT SHELLS AND COCKTAILS (5)

The diversity of Singapore is so rich and specific that you might feel you have to pay close attention not to miss out on something along the way. That is how I came across a villa not far from the Orchard Road that looked like it was emerging from the foundation of the high glassy … Continue reading Singapore: PEANUT SHELLS AND COCKTAILS (5)

Singapur: KIKIRIKI U LJUSCI UZ KOKTELE DO ZORE (5)

Raznolikost Singapura je zaista specifična, toliko da vam se čini da morate da gledate na sve strane da ne biste nešto propustili. Tako sam nedaleko od samog centra, odmah iznad turističke i šoping zone, videla vilu koja kao da je iznikla iz podnožja visoke staklene zgrade. Pojedine ulice krasiće red niskih zgrada u kolonijalnom stilu, … Continue reading Singapur: KIKIRIKI U LJUSCI UZ KOKTELE DO ZORE (5)

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)