After going down from khatib mrt, tap ur card and turn left and walk forward all the way, ard 10 mins walk, been there to help out during the initial setup of the place =)
Cheap lenses are not good AND Good lenses are not cheap!
There are many spots but the best is at the man-made water site where u get sunrise and the reflection of it =)
I'm a newbie too,I use Sony. But I wonder to know how can it be that you are not able to find a buddy. Are you a indoorsman or too shy to make many friends?
Oh... btw... where are we shooting sunset? I doubt got good view in Arab street, yes?