Singapore’s former railway line that’s now a walking path
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The former Singapore railway corridor is now an urban walking path.
What do you do when you want to sail 300 kilometers through a landlocked country? You grab $200 and you build a land sailing cart, of course.
“Candid portraits of travellers on China’s railways expose how breakneck economic development transformed lives since reform in the 1970s to the present day.”
“THIS summer Ganesh Gaitonde’s eyes burned through the monsoon haze from billboards across the metropolis. The fictional gangster, played with seductive menace by Nawazuddin Siddiqui, is one of the heroes of “Sacred Games”, Netflix’s flagship Indian drama series.”
“From the original Penn Station to Midway Gardens, our "lost” buildings reflect our (sometimes misguided) desire to move forward.“
“Singapore Airlines took delivery on Sunday of the first Airbus A350-900 ultra long range aircraft.”
“Singapore’s Changi Airport is blazing a trail when it comes to automation.”
“Once thought to be extinct, the Wondiwoi tree kangaroo has just been photographed in a remote New Guinea mountain range.”
“India’s newest airport, which is carved out of a mountain, has been called an "engineering marvel”.“
“Efforts are continuing to have Chuuk leave the Federated States of Mircronesia despite warnings its departure would adversely impact the island group.”
“This is an open letter to the travel photographers discussing the importance of being ethical and treat our subjects with respect.”
“If you want to work on your own projects, the city’s low cost of living and good coffee could make it a great home base.”