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July 8, 2013  in inspiring places

Sania Pell - Colours of Singapore: Little India

Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

Detail of Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

This is the final installment of my family’s travels to Australia and Singapore. I took these images in Little India, the area where we stayed. Of out two days in Singapore we spent half a day wandering around temples, markets and soaking up the atmosphere. It was a little taster of India for the family and a reminder to me of a country I visited a long time ago.

Flower garlands in Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

Flower garlands in Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

Details of Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

Details of Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

As in India, the colours were so vibrant and interesting, the buildings charming in their detail and the temples enthralling in their story-telling through paintings and sculptures on walls and ceilings. Small shrines on street corners and, as in every area of Singapore, people enjoying street food. The street market was my favourite area with vegetables piled high and flowers strung in garlands.

Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

Vegetables on a market stall in Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

Vegetables on a market stall in Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

Vegetables on a market stall in Little India, Singapore by Sania Pell

After an adventure like this I still feel refueled and recharged. The joy of visiting friends on the other side of the world and experiencing a taste of Australia and Singapore will stay with us all for years to come.

 

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  2. Lovely images from Singapore. I always love the Lion City, I ve been there more than 10 times but always found a new things every time I visited the city.

  3. Peter Lee says:

    Little India is really colourful and refreshing. Whenever I visit Singapore, I always go to little India for shopping. Vegetables in vegetable shops are very fresh. Images are really lovely. Little India in itself is lively.

  4. Beautiful photographs, such bright colours – lovely to have spotted this on this particular morning as it is grey outside. You cheered up my day -thank you!

  5. i have never been to Singapore but I am a fan of Asia. Now the only thing that remains is to find time. Love the photos, great effort.

  6. Josh Ward says:

    Stunning images! Love the colours 😉

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Sania Pell is a freelance interior stylist, creative director and best-selling author based in London. She is a contributing stylist at Elle Decoration magazine, with whom she has worked for 14 years, and is known for bringing a unique aspect to photographic shoots for national publications, as well as for leading retailers and well-known brands. She is the author of best-selling book The Homemade Home and The Homemade Home for Children. A trained, former textile designer, Sania is also involved in many multi-disciplinary creative projects.

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