No, not really. But a place here called Gardens by the Bay — a sort of high-tech botanical garden, and one of Daddy’s favorite places in Singapore — pulled out all the stops for Christmas. Holiday lights were everywhere, and a couple times a night they turned on some snow machines, which belched out large flakes of fake snow. How could we resist a draw like that?
First, let’s take a look at some of the lights. Gardens by the Bay has these things called Supertrees — tall metallic tree-shaped structures that have plants growing up their sides. They’re really cool on a normal day, and even more so in fancy lights:
Here’s some photos of the snow storm. And a video too:
We all had a great time, in spite of the icy fake snow that turned the field into a muddy mess, and in spite of the tremendous crowds that meant it took us an hour to get served dinner at the on-site restaurant, and half an hour to get a taxi home. Here are a few more shots of Nyan being Nyan:
And let’s take another look at some of the lights, shall we?