Archive for the ‘Places’ Category

And Singapore Again

I managed to squeeze in a business trip to Singapore just before Christmas. I stayed at the Park Royal Hotel on Upper Pickering. Here are some photos of it and its locality.

Posted on January 17, 2014 at 8:07 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Singapore, Uncategorized

Last Post

of the holiday and of this year. It’s only taken me 3 months to put all the photos on the web. Here are the last few views. All night time photography. I bought an ND4 filter to play with and these are the results.

Posted on December 30, 2011 at 5:42 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Scenery, Singapore

Singapore Botanical Gardens

I’m still trying to up-load the holiday photos. I’ve not taken many since – perhaps that is a good thing. Anyhow, the Singapore Botanical Gardens were fantastic and the National Orchid Gardens were even better. When we arrived it was tipping down with rain – which is why some of the views don’t have any […]

Posted on December 30, 2011 at 5:27 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Singapore

Singapore Marina Sands Hotel

Apparently they made enough money in a year from the Casino to pay the several billion dollar building cost. Who’d have thought of designing twin towers with a ship on top! Mad! The stern end has a viewing deck with a restaurant/bar and the other end contains the swimming pool for the hotel. Believe it […]

Posted on November 18, 2011 at 7:32 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Singapore

Terracotta Army

Well it is time for another post and it is long overdue. I better get a move on otherwise I’ll be bumping into Christmas! Continuing the saga of our holiday in Singapore we went to the Museum of Asia. They had an exhibition of some of the characters from the Chinese Terracotta Army – both […]

Posted on November 18, 2011 at 7:22 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Museums, Photos, Singapore

Singapore Sling

Here we are at Raffles doing the obvious tourist thing – having a Singapore Sling (actually we had a burger for lunch as well!).

Posted on October 18, 2011 at 8:07 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Photos, Places, Singapore

Last Day

On the last full day of our visit we went to visit USS Intrepid a floating museum entitled the Intrepid Sea Air and Space museum. It mostly displayed post war jet fighters and helicopters and of course a Concorde. As you can see from the photos the weather was glorious, but up on the flight […]

Posted on April 1, 2011 at 7:02 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: New York, Photos, Places, Planes

Around New York

Day three of our trip to New York… We used a hop-on, hop-off tourist bus to get around Manhattan. On Sunday it is a free for all sellers market in Union Square.

Posted on April 1, 2011 at 6:54 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: New York, Places

Roof top architecture

It’s amazing what you can see from a window…..

Posted on March 30, 2011 at 7:45 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: New York, Places

New York, New York!

Last weekend we had a short 4 day break in New York. The weather was very sunny but very cold – near freezing. These photos are taken from our hotel room window – in the warm.  

Posted on March 30, 2011 at 7:40 pm by Trayton · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: New York, Places