Memories of Singapore

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Thaipussam121 viewsA general crowd scene.
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Vesak129 viewsInside a Buddhist temple during Vesak day. This was similar to our own Harvest Festival. We were invited by our Chinese Amah and allowed in by the Monks to watch.
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Vesak129 viewsInside the temple. Note the "money" tree, where notes were placed as gifts for the monks.
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Vesak134 viewsThe altar. If I remember correctly those bottles of holy water were actually F&N (Fraser and Neave) pop bottles! (I think F&N was an Australian company)
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Vesak128 viewsInside the temple. Worshippers purchased gold leaf and stuck it on to this statue. Our Chinese Amah is in the foreground.
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Wyang theatre173 viewsA Wyang theatre that sprang up in Orchard Road.
   
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