2 Likes

Deluxe Sleeper
Singapore

On the night train from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur. Super deluxe sleeper compartment with own WC and  shower.

Copyright: Willy Kaemena
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7000x3500
Taken: 24/02/2009
送信日: 26/02/2009
更新日: 08/06/2012
見られた回数:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Willy Kaemena
Train Bathroom
Willy Kaemena
2nd Class Sleeping Car
Aram Pan
Singapore Zoo - White tigers
Elwin Chong (Act Studio)
BRDB Permas Jaya The Straits View Residences Semi D
Elwin Chong (Act Studio)
BRDB Permas Jaya The Straits View Residences Bungalow
aliff ali azizan
Masgenuine-i Sg Lui Heights Batu 24
Alan L
Seletar Bridge
Alan L
Forest
Aram Pan
Dance VR
Frank Taylor
Puteri Marina from Traders Hotel Pool
Frank Taylor
Kota Iskandar Garden
Avetics
Bukit Timah
Scott Haraldson
Bicycle
wongchichuen
Hong Kong @ Night(香港夜色)
Chris Ellenbogen
Burano Clothes Line
Malinnikov Ruslan
Taman Sari Yogyakarta Indonesia
Andrea Biffi
Millennium Bridge
Dan Smigrod
Atlanta Pullman Yard 15
Studio Mambeau - Martijn Baudoin
Spice Bazar Istanbul (Egyptian Bazar)
Merle Layden
Acropolis late afternoon
Ursula & David Molenda
Frozen Morskie Oko, Tatras
Alexey Miroshnikov, GRADES PHOTO
Big Ben. Nightview
zeljko soletic
Going upstairs at Eifell tower
Riess FotoDesign
Oasis 27
Willy Kaemena
Lindau Harbour Wall
Willy Kaemena
Central Library, Neubauguertel Vienna Wien
Willy Kaemena
InnoTrans 2010 SBB Pendolino
Willy Kaemena
Fort William Steam train
Willy Kaemena
Irsching80mm1 Sphere Rm3
Willy Kaemena
Bremen Bürgerpark Nov 17, 2014
Willy Kaemena
TEE Rheingold Speisewagen
Willy Kaemena
Velaro E AVE S103
Willy Kaemena
La Cite du Cinema - Paris St. Denis
Willy Kaemena
Sedlec Ossuary - Kutna Hora bone church
Willy Kaemena
Innotrans 2014 Innotrans Eingang Sued Sphere
Willy Kaemena
Euro Express Bar / Disco
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.