Only a short journey from Singapore’s sparkling and
polished city centre, Geylang is a world away. Here in
one of the least touristy areas of Singapore, visitors
are privy to an unfiltered glimpse of Singapore life.
On Sunday afternoons, migrant workers gather in
Geylang to let off steam after a tough week. At the
eastern end of Geylang Road, families and friends
happily enjoy picnics. By contrast, at the western