Iain Manley

Iain Manley is the founder of VoiceMap, a publishing tool for location-aware audio walks, and the author of Tales of Old Singapore

Posts by Iain Manley

Songs of Shambala

Glimpses of Shangri La on the tourist trail – by Iain Manley


Dusk gently settled over Shangri La. A mist rose off the grasslands, while music started up in the cobbled squares at the centre of the old town, where men and women gathered to dance. Standing in a wide circle, they repeated the same few steps while edging clockwise, like pilgrims circumambulating a shrine.