If there's one more thing I love about this country, it's how they are able to preserve the old...
Check out the second storeys of these shophouses at Kandahar Street in Bugis.
Pg Boy and I were quite early for our dinner with his best friend, so I decided I'll drag him to the Haji lane area first. Besides, I wanted to know where Maison Ikkoku is. I've heard good things about the place, and it is on my brunch places-to-try list.
Upon reaching Kandahar Street, I quickly saw the row of shophouses and my eyes were drawn towards the second storeys. I'm just amazed with the detail and the design of each one.
There's a part of the second storey that can also be found in ancestral houses back in the Philippines. I've seen the element when we did a paper on old houses for a Humanities class a million years ago. Hehe!
I'm not sure if a lot of tourists get to see these treasures of Singapore. Go beyond the Merlion and the Esplanade.