Ali Zafar, Singapore, 2014

Ali Zafar live in Singapore – September 2014

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Had the chance of covering Ali Zafar live in Singapore. Ali Zafar is a Pakistani artist (singer – actor) who often performs in Bollywood. One of my personal favourites is his Yaar Daddi performance in Coke Studio Pakistan. Ali Zafar performed in Singapore on 13th September 2014 at The Star Theatre, The Star Vista. Sharul Channa (a Singaporean standup comedian) hosted the …

Singapore Night Festival 2014 - William Close - Earth Harp, Bras Basah Bugis Precinct, National Museum of Singapore, Queen Street

Singapore Night Festival – 2014

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Chanced upon a facebook post by a friend about the ongoing Singapore Night festival and decided to go down. Singapore Night Festival taking place over a couple of weekends in August 2014. Singapore Night festival is an annual feature and transforms the cityscapes around the National Singapore Museum and Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct into a dazzling show of lights and performances. …

sojourn in Langkawi, Malaysia, Andaman Sea, Singapore

Sojourn in Langkawi

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Four of us went down to Langkawi over a weekend in August’14. After what turned out to be a very hectic week for all four (ah well one of the PhDs with us had a hectic week too! :P), everyone reached Changi airport on time to catch the flight out of Singapore. The idea was to get out and have a relaxed …

1-altitude Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, UOB Plaza, One Raffles Place

Singapore from 1-Altitude

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Had the chance to go to the top of the highest building in Singapore – UOB Plaza. The building houses a rooftop bar named 1-Altitude. Singapore has a height restriction of 280 meters for city structures. There are 3 buildings in Singapore of that height and only UOB Plaza has a rooftop Bar. Got there around 6:00 pm had a couple …

fireworks Gardens by the bay east, Singapore National Day Parade 2014

Singapore National Day Parade 2014 – Rehearsals

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The Republic of Singapore celebrates its National Day on 9th August every year in commemoration of Singapore’s independence from Malaysia in year 1965. The event is marked by a National Day Parade, an address by the Prime Minister of Singapore and fireworks celebrations. Since 2007, the National Day Parade has been taking place at The Float@Marina Bay and will move to …

Gardens By the Bay East, Marina Bay, Singapore, CBD, Singapore CBD

Singapore Skyline – July’14

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Decided to go down to Gardens by the Bay East, to capture the Singapore skyline from a distance. Below are a couple of shots from the spot.   On my way back home, stopped at Singapore National Museum to capture the below shot:  

Tea Estates, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Weekend Getaway: Cameron Highlands

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A bunch of us decided to go down to Cameron Highlands over a weekend, mid-June’14 for a quick, short and sweet weekend trip. We took the overnight Konsortium coach to Cameron Highlands on late Friday evening and were in Cameron Highlands around 9 in the morning on Saturday. Cameron Highlands is situated mid-north within the Peninsular Malaysia, 580 kms from Singapore. The hill station …