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Posts tagged "Merlion"
TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: New Year’s Wish Balls at Marina Bay (Singapore)

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week: New Year’s Wish Balls at Marina Bay (Singapore)

For the past three New Years that I’ve been in Singapore, wish balls have been floating in Marina Bay. Here are these balls floating in front of the Merlion and Fullerton Hotel.

TravelTuesday Picture of the Week – Merlion at Night

The Merlion appears to be the epitome of Singapore’s “if you build it, they will come” mentality, wherein “they” refers to tourists, and “it” refers to… just about anything, really. The Merlion – half lion, half fish – was conceived as a logo for the Singapore Tourism Board in the 1960s. The statue seen here...