Where They Confess Their Love For Each Other.

continued from the last post: “Where Sojourners Make Acquaintance.

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Photographs above by Hun Ping (2013):

1 & 2 – Cedar Girls’ Secondary School, the former site of Alkaff Gardens.
3 – The fence between Cedar Girls’ and former Bidadari Cemetery.
4 – St. John’s Home For The Aged.
5 – Sennett Estate.
6 – Former Bidadari Cemetery.
7 – A tombstone from former Bidadari cemetery displaced to Vernon Park.
8 – Former Bidadari Cemetery. Mount Vernon Sanctuary pagoda in the distance.
9 – The minaret of Masjid Alkaff Serangoon in the shadows of Nin Residence.
10 & 11 – Alkaff Avenue.
12 to 16 – Shophouses along Alkaff Avenue being demolished.
17 – A coloured balloon signals the launch of a new condominium.
18 – Shophouses along Alkaff Avenue demolished.


To be continued in the next post.


Part 1 – Where Sojourners Make Acquaintance.
This is Part 2. Where They Confess Their Love For Each Other.
Part 3 – Of Rugged Landscapes, Mysterious Rock Caverns, Slavery and Rehabilitated Granite Quarries.


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