Tuesday! Another day full of activity.
Met Billy at Marina Bay MRT escalator at 9.58, and reached to where Jia Qing was sitting at 10am. Exactly on time.
Yes, I decided that since people cant really decide on what time they want to meet, I'll just set the meet to the ideal time.
Turns out that it wasnt ideal at all!
Darren was late, Gabriel was later, and Ryan was very late. Joseph couldnt wake up (he eventually wokeup when we reached the Barrage). Chris had to "adjust" to the earlier time, so couldnt make it to. Darn them lar. But Chris's reason was the funniest, its like asif he was a battery and if he did not sleep enough, he would go flat halfway through.lol. (well those who read the sms would know)
Jia Qing, at Marina Bay mrt.. which was quite small, smaller than most underground mrts.. its very empty too.
While waiting for Gabriel, and Ryan, we started to play cards in the station. (we dint get kicked out though). Eventually, when they arrived, we made a move to walk to the Marina Barrage, but the weather did not permit.
Playing Cards at Marina Bay Mrt. From left: Darren, Gabriel, Billy and Jia Qing.
trying to redo the Wilsons shot, but to no avail again...
Ryans reaction on JQ's half sleeve.
The weather is really screwing up our trips this few weeks. It rains in the afternoon when we plan to meet in the afternoon, and when we want to avoid the afternoon rain, it rains in the morning too.
we go back down...
to play cards again
im like "check out my surprise" (trying to do the wilson shot again...)
im like "Woah check out my huge junk!" (reminds me of a fish fillet)
Darren does something that he does not want anyone to know.(something involving straps arounnd his thighs)
cool shot by Gabriel. too bad he dint get dongs face. i think black and white is quite nice for this.
So we went back underground, and engaged in some hardcore carding.
i like this shot of ryans stuff,,hahah (i also love the new ipod design!)
gab is wearing darrens dominator glasses..loll
dong says i'll pass...
er... but jq does not pass on the camera
The rain eventually stopped, and we decided to screw the shuttle bus and walk there ourselves. Walked for quite a distance in the drizzle, and i somehow lost the big plastic bag (that was used as cover for the camera). Its like such a big thing can slip my mind so easily.. sigh, im getting old.
we walk arnd some muddy roads.
while gabriel walks around with a wet cast..
Dong spots some construction machinery and says "hey nice snails"
walked passed marictp.
walked by Gardens by the bay..
contemplated walking thru the drain (since the road ahead is blocked) (left 4 dead mentality)
decide not to and walked on the roads, with all the construction trucks moving around..
walked pass weird places..
and finally arrive at Marina Barrage!
Finally reached Marina Barrage, and the place is impressive. I'm sure ill be going there again, its really cool there. Well the pictures, would tell you only 70% of how beautiful the place was, cuz even my wide angle cant capture it. (plus the rain and the fact that i had to catch up to the guys made me rush my shots.. so not really nice shots here..)
and the first thing we did there? cold steam our asses!
and walk barefooted in the fountain..
they have some nice landscaping at the entrance..
the flags there...
cool splitting pebble path thingi
the flower there did not cooperate with me.. damn. they are not fully open yet!
Lol.. dunno what they are doing..
the flowers and the fountain in the back ground..
some really large entrance thing. which is really large and cool to walk thru lar.
nice curving structures all around..
Reached the top of the ramp and we got called in due to some lightning alert. Did not go to the gates itsself as it was drizzling.. so yeah, well.. maybe next time.
Close to the top of the round structure.. the city viewed from there.. (underexposed on purpose)
the curving structure..
theres a large patch of grass on top of the building..
the city again..
Changed to my normal angle lens and shot this..
check out how high the structure is..
lol some weird shot.. looks like JQ squashing them la.
While the guys pangseh me to go find food, i took this picture..
i somehow think this picture is nice...
some weird structure on top./..
the barrage itsself.. (check out the colour difference of the water..)
another shot to show the scale of the place.
After that, we went downstairs and played in the wading pool. JQ tried the water in the pool and said it tasted like new water... ew.
Took some pictures, and rushed back to catch the shuttle bus. Eventually arrived at Bugis in search of food (buffet, as many ppl were hungry). Ate at some outdoor food court thingi and ryan went for a second portion.
the fountain downstairs.
lol, i find this shot nice for some reason..
some wading pool with electable fountains.. (shot with wide angle)
another nice pic of the structure.
the wading pool below, shot with a slightly long exposure. (yes im standing in the water..)
i dont know why everyone (as in my weird friends) need to do something inappropriate at every outing, regardless of who is around them)
yeah, ryan under some water tunnel thing.
long exposure again...
the tunnel thingi.
lol, they like to get wet.
had to go into the bushes to get this shot. damn flower still not open..
opportunity shot, dint get it right tho.
shot of myself on some round sculpture.
all of them are hungry...
too lazy write comment
same fountain as before, just fromt he other side..
AHHH! i love how green the grass is behind it! i love this shot lar!
some sculpture thing. i realise that marina barrage has a ton of fountains lar
lol. i dunno why but i like shots of gabs cast.. its really nicely decorated lah. esp the pig.
ryan billy, on the train.
Darren went off, then the rest of us went to Ajisen for our second portion.. HAhah, ate a lot that day, for some reason all of us were really hungry.
JQ and Billy left, so Ryan and I followed Gabriel to the ICA Building as he needed to take ic photos for TP application thing. The funny thing was, we went to the 2nd floor phototaking Q, and it was too long, so i suggested going to 3rd floor. The Q was shorter, but still quite long, so while Gabriel Qed, we went up to the 4th floor and saw that the Q was only 3 people long!. so we told gabriel and he went there, then we went to 5th floor and saw that the Q was non-existant! hahahaha. ah well..
Gabriel taking photos.. notice his specs, the auntie gave him "props" . now he looks like kien wei lar.
hes like doing some gay salute to himself..hahahah
After that, we went to my house and while gabriel slept, Ryan and I played some weird version of soccer in halo, which took up quite some time too..haha
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Tuesday! Another day full of activity.