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Queenstown Through My Superheadz UWS

Well, not the one in New Zealand or any other Commonwealth countries. It’s the Queenstown right here in Singapore.

It has the honor of being the first satellite town in Singapore and was developed between the 50s and 60s. I remember stumbling onto some recent pictures of the area which left me pretty fascinated. It was old and beat-up. It was so… foreign.

However, the number of visits I’ve ever made to Queenstown can probably be counted on the stubby fingers of my hands. The bulk of it when I was a pimply teenager looking to score a bargain for a pair of football boots at Queensway Shopping Centre. And oh, baggy berms too.

So I wielded my keyboard and did some research on the places I could check out. With my enhanced knowledge, I’m all set and ready to rumble.

All photos taken with Superheadz Ultra Wide and Slim (UWS) on Agfa Vista 100.

Queenstown cinemaSorry We’re Closed, Forever
Was hoping to check out the surroundings of the abandoned cinema but it has been barricaded. Great start.
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LomoTravels: Reminiscing London + Manchester Day 4 / Of Tower of London, Spitalfields and Sunday UpMarket

This is gonna be a short one. As our trip was winding down, we either a) developed holiday fatigue, b) were too immersed in our activities or c) both a) and b) which resulted in us taking less and less photos.

After rushing through breakfast for the past few days, we had abit more time with the hotel buffet spread as the Tower of London opened at 10 on Sundays. Got our tickets with ease which were inclusive of a group tour (which ran at half hourly intervals) led by a Yeoman Warder. Also known as Beefeaters, the Yeoman Warders have been the guardians of the Tower since way back.

entrance of Tower of London#1 Sent to The Tower | LC-A+ RL | Provia 100F
Although a huge crowd was gathering at the entrance where the guided tour was going to start, it didn’t deterred us from waiting it out. Spent a few minutes hanging around and taking snaps of the surrounding.
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LomoTravels: Reminiscing London + Manchester Day 3 / Of Palace of Westminster and St Paul’s Cathedral

It’s the weekend! Not that we really care when we’re overseas, but the Palace of Westminster aka Houses of Parliament is only opened for tours on Saturdays during off peak season.

Had to rush through breakfast and adjust our planned travel route (scheduled closures of train stations are quite common) before reaching slightly later than our scheduled admission time.

Big Ben#1 BB | LC-A+ RL | Provia 100F
After going through the inevitable security check there was still abit of distance to cover before entering the palace. From there we got a good view of Elizabeth Tower which is best known for the bell it houses – the Big Ben.
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LomoTravels: Reminiscing London + Manchester Day 2 / The Manchester United Experience

Old Trafford#1 U-N-I-T-E-D | LC-A+ RL | Provia 100F
If the title didn’t make it clear enough for you, this post is all about football and Manchester United. So if you’re a hater, I would advise you to stay away.

If you have been an avid follower, you might have read about how my love affair with United started. As a kid, I have always dreamed about visiting Old Trafford and even stepping onto the pitch for the Red Devils.

I have finally realised the former! As for the latter, let’s just say I’ll be making myself available once Rooney is off.
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LomoTravels: Recounting Paris Day 3 / Of Chapelle, Notre Dame and Pantheon

Famed for its stained glass windows, the queue into Sainte-Chapelle was surprisingly unassuming. Sharing an entrance with the Palais de Justice, we had to go through a stringent security check before getting anywhere near the chapel.

stained glass windows Sainte-Chapelle#1 Dotdotdot | LC-A+ RL | Lomo Xpro 200
Once in, I was pretty much left speechless by these awe inspiring glass panels.
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