Eiffel Tower by night. The beacon, sending out two light beams with a reach of 80 kilometres, is composed of 4 “marine” motorised projectors. They are operated by automatically piloted computer programs. Since their rotation sweep is 90°, they are synchronised to form a double beam in a cross that pivots around 360°.
Many will agree that the Chinese gaming city of Macau is awash in neon light. Set aside, the Ruins of St. Paul’s is arguably Macau’s most famous landmark. Originally built in the 16th century, the complex of St. Paul’s College and the Cathedral of St. Paul burned down and was rebuilt multiple times before the third and final fire during a typhoon in 1835 left it beyond repair. All that remains are the iconic stone façade and the grand staircase leading up to it.
Celebrate this year Mid-Autumn Festival at the Gardens by the Bay; Singapore’s largest lantern carnival with magical lantern light-ups and dazzling displays! It is bigger and brighter lantern showcase all over the Gardens. Do keep a look out for the majestic water lantern displays featuring Chinese themes.
A trip to Pulau Ubin is a throwback to Singapore in the 1960’s with the simpler pleasures of life. Ubin is a great day trip spent walking or pedaling through rustic roads under swaying coconut palms, exploring shady trails in overgrown rubber plantations, checking out secluded beaches and flourishing mangroves.
For the first time, Singapore Garden Festival 2014 is held at the award winning Gardens by the Bay. Landscape architects and floral designers all over the world gather in Singapore to showcase their creations. This is the fifth edition and my first visit to this biennial event. Enjoy the photos!
The Friendship park in George Town is dedicated for the 68 Asia Pacific region city mayors who came to Penang for the 5th Forum of the Tourism Promotion Organisation for Asia Pacific (TPO) which was held in 2012