We commonly utilisation Singapore equally our southeast Asian hub, thence we’ve been inwards as well as out many times, but since it had been a few years since nosotros stayed at that topographic point nosotros decided to sneak inwards a quick trip earlier Christmas, as well as relax for the week.
Our hotel had the cutest acquit tree educate inwards the lobby.
Swimmingming on a rooftop inwards Singapore. Check.
Our kickoff night, nosotros headed over to the Garden’s past times the Bay, for their Christmas lite show, via the bay walkway. Singapore is a beautiful, clean, prophylactic as well as exotic city, as well as English linguistic communication speaking!
The lite exhibit was beautiful.
But, at that topographic point was something strange close listening to “Walkin’ inwards a Winter Wonderland”, piece drenched inwards sweat, but nosotros enjoyed singing a long anyway.
The adjacent twenty-four hr catamenia was a museum/walk-around-town day.
We happened upon the beautiful St. Andrew’s Cathedral, as well as popped within to accept a look.
Gorgeous. I genuinely loved the stained drinking glass work.
There is a lot of colonial architecture inwards Singapore, due to the early on English linguistic communication settlers. Love it!
And nosotros came across roughly sort of photograph shoot. Not certain what to brand of it, but nosotros chuckled because this daughter was Japanese. Of course!
I genuinely similar the river front end area, thence nosotros spent roughly fourth dimension at that topographic point equally well.
It was a genuinely fun surface area to walk around.
Learning to ski, Singapore style! We saw this within a mall.
On the walk dorsum nosotros noticed all of these balls inwards the bay, as well as afterward that night, discovered their purpose.
On our nightly stroll, nosotros saw a kiosk educate where you lot could write a wishing for the novel twelvemonth on i of the balls, as well as and then your ball would live placed inwards the harbor equally business office of the New Year’s celebration. Count us in!
And Ella’s wish. I genuinely promise her’s doesn’t come upward truthful for a long time!
**( I did a google search to meet how the balls were used for the New Year’s Eve celebration, as well as it looks similar they were business office of the light/fire plant show. Our wishes are out at that topographic point somewhere,,,,)
Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 quick halt to “smell the roses”.
The adjacent twenty-four hr catamenia was spent at the Jurong Bird Park.
Isn’t this a magnificent looking bird?
We watched a few shows, as well as Eva was chosen to live a volunteer at i of them.
She held out her arm, as well as the plane delivered a coupon for a gratis soda, into her hand. She was real proud.
And the after-show photograph op.
The girls also fed the penguins, but didn’t dear the olfactory holding of the nutrient equally good much!
The tropical environment were merely thence beautiful!
Now, on to the lorikeet enclosure. For roughly argue I was a plane magnet! ME! All those who know me, know that I am non just an beast lover. But I had a lorikeet province on my caput on three different occasions!
The 3rd plane refused to leave. I was starting to panic because he was pecking at my earrings as well as pilus (not to refer the fearfulness of beingness pooped on!), thence I asked Matt to aid me instruct rid of the bird, to no avail. He wouldn’t budge. Matt finally started to blow on the bird, since nosotros didn’t intend giving him a swat would live a skillful view correct inwards front end of all of the handlers. I’m certain nosotros were quite a sight! But, alas, the plane finally left as well as I got outta there!
Meanwhile, the girls were desperately trying to lure the birds onto their arms. I was amazed at the birds’ beautiful as well as vivid colors.
Mission accomplished for Ella!
Later that flush nosotros went dorsum to that beautiful cathedral to hear a Christmas concert performed past times The Bryson Consort of Harrow School. Harrow School is i of the oldest as well as most famous boy’s school’s inwards England, with Winston Churchill with their famous alumni.The choir regularly sings at Westminster Abbey, as well as St. Paul’s Cathedral, with others. The audio of those voices filling the beautiful cathedral was awe inspiring. It was i of those moments you lot promise to ever remember.
We spent our lastly twenty-four hr catamenia inwards Singapore at their globe famous zoo. This fourth dimension Matt was asked to volunteer for the bounding main Panthera leo show. They needed a “macho man” volunteer, I tin meet why he was chosen!
His chore was to stand upward at the real dorsum of the ampitheater as well as throw a frisbee into the oral cavity of the waiting bounding main lion. (The lady who had gone earlier him got to throw the frisbee from real closed range.) His kickoff endeavour was a no-go, but he asked for a 2nd chance. The host allow him essay i time again as well as it was PERFECT! Right into the oral cavity of the bounding main lion! We saw the host afterward that twenty-four hr catamenia as well as she said that she had alone seen that shot made, a handful of times. Macho human being indeed! The balance of the twenty-four hr catamenia he sort of had a next of fans, too.
We dear this zoo thence much. The animals are always very active.
This guy was on loan from Commonwealth of Australia piece nosotros were there.
Ella ever loves to ham it upward for the camera.
The gratis hit orangutans are i of our favorite exhibits. They allow photograph ops during i of the daytime feeding hours. The orangutans were MUCH to a greater extent than interested inwards their sunflower seeds than they were us, thankfully.
And, with that, nosotros were headed home. This is Eva’s Mt. Fuji selfie.
We dear Singapore!