Likes

Changi MRT
Singapore

Wikipedia:  "Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) or simply Changi Airport is a major aviation hub in Asia, particularly in the Southeast Asian region, and is the main airport in Singapore. Located in Changi on a site of 13 square kilometres (5.0 sq mi), it is about 17.2 kilometres (10.7 mi) north-east from the commercial centre"

The Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) reaches until Changi Airport and is a convenient and very cheap and fast  means of transport from and to all areas of Singapore.

( hand held panorama)

Copyright: Willy Kaemena
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7000x3500
Uploaded: 08/04/2009
Updated: 22/12/2013
Zobrazení:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Changi Airport T2 Free Internet
Willy Kaemena
Changi T3
Willy Kaemena
Changi Airport T2
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Changi Airport Food center
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Changi Airport Departure Area T2
Erik Bjers
Sunflower Garden In Terminal 2 Of Singapore Changi Airport
Edgardo Gozun Tumang
Sunflower Garden
Filipino
Changi Airport free TV entertaiment
Filipino
Transit Hotel
Alan L
Changi Coastal Walk
Alan L
Coastal Walk - Kelong Segment
Alizza Mistades
Our Living Room
Martin Broomfield
Tanjung Puting National Park, Kalimantan
David Group
Denver Botanical Gardens Greenhouse
Andrea Graverini
Villa I Bossi Gragnone Arezzo Tuscany
Julius Sunpanoramas.com
Machu Picchu
Ramin Dehdashti
Dasht-e Kavir
PEC
Serge Gainsbourg's house in Paris rue de Verneuil
Vil Muhametshin
Goija tea-room in Riga, Latvia
Tina Gauer & Oli Burle - www.360tourist.net
St Katherine's Monastery
Jacques de Vos
Between Boulders And Windmill, Simonstown - South Africa
Vil Muhametshin
On the deck of an old fishing boat at the Jurmala Open-Air Museum, Latvia
Daniel Nilsson
Antelope Canyon II - Arizona USA - February 2010 -Daniel Nilsson
Vil Muhametshin
On the deck of Batavia ship, Lelystad, the Netherlands
Willy Kaemena
Territorial Prison in Yuma
Willy Kaemena
Cesky-Sternberk Castle
Willy Kaemena
View over Baixa
Willy Kaemena
Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Encarnação
Willy Kaemena
Berlin HBF
Willy Kaemena
Schwerin Castle
Willy Kaemena
Köln Triangle 2012
Willy Kaemena
Grand Canyon
Willy Kaemena
German Maritime Museum
Willy Kaemena
Depot Sebaldsbrück
Willy Kaemena
Gebraucht3 1
Willy Kaemena
Amtrak Albuquerque 2009
More About Singapore

Singapore began as a boat quay at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Its early days bear few written accounts which are made more difficult to interpret due to the many names it has had. Its original name in Malay meant "island at the end" of the peninsula.In the middle ages there was a settlement here with a trading post and fishing village; today Singapore technically contains sixty-three small islands. Here's a good view of the city from Merlion Park and up close at Raffles Place.From the fifteenth century onwards Singapore's warring neighbors took turns taking over control of the city. Over the past five centuries this port city has been the property of Siam, the Majapahit Empire of Java, Thailand, Portugal, Britain, Japan and Malaysia. Singapore finally achieved its independence in 1959 and has existed as the Republic of Singapore, a UN member nation.Singapore is really interesting because it's one of only five sovereign city-states which survived the colonial expansion period of world history. (The others are Vatican City, Monaco, San Marino and Andorra.) Its history as a busy port city has brought traders from all over the world, and their influence is commemorated in some interesting works of art. For example, see the British tea merchants along the Singapore river, and the Asian Civilizations Museum.In the nineteenth century Singapore was a major port for ships traveling between Europe and East Asia. During WWII the Battle of Singapore ended with the largest British surrender in history -- nearly 130,000 troops.Next time you have the chance to pass through Singapore, make sure to visit the zoo and see the white tigers, and be glad there's a fence in between. Also note how clean the city is, even under a bridge.Text by Steve Smith.