Nuffnang Space

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Ports of Call #1 - Singapore...Harbour Sights, Marina Delights

Trains and boats and planes...remember these lines from the lyrics of a Burt Bacharach song of the same title?

Trains and bloats and planes are passing by
They mean a trip to Paris or Rome
For someone else but not for me
The trains and the boats and planes...

I've got loads of photographs capturing these forms of transportation and more...all requisites  in the life of a traveller. I'm using these snapshots for my new series about all the different ports of call that I have had the pleasure of viewing from the vantage point of a sailor approaching land and shouting "Land Ahoy!" (Do they ever say this?) Anyway, in my series we'll be calling out "Ship ahoy!" as we spot all kinds of  ships, tugboats  and yachts. There will be sky and sea scapes, plus coastline landscapes for our viewing pleasure while we anticipate our dream cruise to take us to foreign shores.

This first post covers Singapore Harbour from which the cruise-ship departed when I went on my cruise to Langkawi and Phuket last week. Next in this series I will feature ports where we disembarked on the Western Mediterranean Cruise which I took last year in May.

A new post-modern architectural wonder being added to the Singapore skyline.

A water feature comprising gigantic mechanised  birds off Sentosa Island.

Is that a little tugboat pulling the huge schooner? The cable car line above connects Singapore to Sentosa Island.

We're sailing away..see you soon, Singapore!

Pretty heavy traffic here!

For more fabulous watery images, go visit Watery Wednesday.
For dramatic or clear skies, visit Skywatch Friday
Thursday Theme Song is fun...visit Hootin' Anni's.


  1. Hi again!!! [just to let you know, I added this to our Thursday Theme Song. The link you used today was from last I took the liberty of adding this link also!!]

    What terrific, wonderful photos and so perfect for the lyrics!! You've done superbly.

    Here's Mine...Sting's Fields of Gold Have a wonderful day.

  2. I commented on last week's song today, too, because I love Bobby Darin.
    I really like your photos, especially "See you soon, Singapore"! It's an amazing city, isn't it? We were there in 2008.
    — K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

  3. It must be great to be able to travel a lot. I've done very little but sure hope to be able to do more of it. Thanks for sharing these.

  4. Great photos and the perfect music, I would love to travel there some day.

  5. This is a great set of images. The firs one is my favorite. Beautiful!

  6. water feature: this is amazing. I used to be fascinated by the water fountain on Sentosa island.

  7. Say you're a mexican couple, or certainly one of you is Mexican...Could it be regarded element of typical Mexican culture for your guy or the lady to bounce with other Men/Women even when you might be inside a partnership or married?

    Here is my homepage - how To attract hot women

  8. One note about flaxseed oil the flax crops (at least
    here in Canada, where I live) are currently "at risk" as a result of invasion by a genetically-modified variant known as
    "Triffid" which was supposed for being destroyed ten years in the past.
    Only about 0.01% in the flax is so affected, but that is sufficient to keep Canadian flax banned inside the EU.

    Here is my webpage - metabolic cooking download

  9. I hate to say this, but I have no concept who the his Jay-Z fella is.
    I'm guessing it's not the character that influenced Jerry Maguire?

    My website; precision nutrition elimination diet ()

  10. I've been having Zoloft to deal with continual depression for ten many years. I take 200 mg each day. And, of course, I have experienced considerable excess weight achieve with Zoloft. I started out at about a hundred thirty. I now excess weight about 162. Some of it may be because of getting absent through menopause, but I do think that Zoloft would be to blame for many of it. It will be nice to go off the Zoloft and find out if that would aid my bodyweight troubles, but however which is not an choice for me. If anyone has had good results in losing their Zoloft excess weight, I would really like to understand how they did it.

    Feel free to visit my web-site: Mike Chang Monster Mass Youtube

  11. Good submit, that is exactly the info I used to be
    searching for. Are you heading to become masking this subject in greater
    element soon? Hope so! Many thanks

    Also visit my site ... insane home fat loss workout calories