Hello and welcome to my blog.
The guide books are never very flattering about the Chinese Gardens in Singapore. I hope the photos here will convey the serenity and the beauty that I find there. There is also a large and beautiful bonsai garden that is very special. It was closed for the day when I took these photos.
The Chinese Garden is modelled along the northern Chinese imperial style of architecture and landscaping. It was built in 1975
Hope to see you again in two weeks.
We chose late afternoon on a sunny day to get
that magical light.
The bridge connecting the Chinese Garden and
Japanese Garden islands
A smaller hump bridge in the Japanese Garden
The theme of this and the next two photos is
light, water and reflection
Daniela chatting to a man feeding the fish.
On discovering Daniela is Italian he asked if
she was wearing Armani and if she drove
This is one of two pagodas
standing side by side
The twin pagodas
As you cross the bridge upon entering the
garden, you are welcomed by the Main Arch
Building. It is a renowned and typical Chinese
The 'Ru Yun T’a' (7-storey pagoda)
is situated on a small hill in the
Chinese Garden. Its typical pagoda
design follows the style of Ling Ku
Temple Pagoda at Nanking.
This cloud was just begging to have its
So of course I had to oblige.
Sunset was very beautiful