Flamenco Music Mar31

Flamenco Music

Esplanade,Singapore- Flamenco Music with a riot of emotions, featuring Guitarrista Flamenco, Vicente Amigo: Whenever I listen to this song by Vicente Amigo, it feels like I am in a dream. There are so many complex and powerful emotions that this music evokes in me, that of sadness, lost,...

The Joy of wandering Mar31

The Joy of wandering

ChiangMai trip 2- The Joy of wandering: After the noodle soup, we headed straight towards the temple, Wat Phra Singh. The ‘must-see’ temple in Chiang Mai, according to most sources, seems to be Wat Phra Singh. It is a huge temple complex with intricate carvings. It is absolutely...

Angklung Music Mar31

Angklung Music

Esplanade, Singapore- Angklung Music, Man at peace with nature. I was at Esplanade when I saw this group of Indonesians perform the Angklung. These ladies are Sundanese and are all dressed in their traditional costumes. The home of the Sundanese is Western Java, Indonesia. It is really...

Old Noodle Shop Mar19

Old Noodle Shop

ChiangMai trip 1- Old Noodle Shop. An inspiration from the noodle soup: On our way to the famous Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chedi Luang, we stumbled upon a traditional and atmospheric noodle shop. Its signboard was in Thai and there was no English menu. If I had visited it 60 years ago, I guessed...

Floating Lanterns Mar19

Floating Lanterns

ChiangMai trip- Floating lanterns: In November 2011, my friend and I went on a trip to ChiangMai & North Thailand and it coincided with the end of Yi Peng, a Lanna festival, whereby many floating lanterns were released into the sky by the locals. Previously, I’ve heard so much about...