28 Feb '16, 4pm
Sembawang Onsen A video posted by Benjamin "Mr Miyagi" Lee (@miyagisan) on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:31pm PST I visited Sembawang Hot Spring for the first time last Friday because I had written it into a video script. It’s the only natural hot spring in Singapore, and you can read about its properties on Wikipedia . What was more interesting when we shot the video, was how a bunch of sixty-something year old uncles and aunties were enjoying the spring, soaking their feet in plastic wash basins and buckets filled with hot spring water. The aunties were fully clothed, but the uncles went around bare-chested. Later on, the uncles took turns to soak their whole selves in used chemical drums filled with the water. One of the uncles appeared to have been a practitioner of a sort of therapy. He would massage the limbs of the aunties who were there, asking them to relax, stretch and flex ...