Saturday, July 4, 2009

Pink Saturday-Bus

My contribution for Pink Saturday are buses with pink features in them.

I noticed the new buses over here, have very pretty pink railings in them. Most of our buses are air conditioned and fitted with a mobile TV. No eating and drinking allowed in the public transports to keep them clean. The old buses always ended having cockroaches cause inconsiderate people eat and drink in the buses.

Oh I like these open top buses. Did you spot the pink bus in the photo below? This was taken at Bras Basah Road.

These open top buses are known as Hippo Bus and they are mainly for tourists.
Each Hippo tour lasts approximately 60 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. The Hop-On Hop-off system allows tourists to tour at their own leisure pace. Spot an interesting place or sight and simply inform the captain or HiPPOtainer. Hop off and walk around at your on pace and tourists can always continue the tour later by hopping onto the next HiPPO bus.
You can get more information and the prices for the hippo bus in their official website.

For more pinky participants, please visit Beverly of How Sweet The Sound.

19 comments:

Indrani said...

Singapore is a beautiful country. One day I hope to ride one of those.

mythoughtsmyvoice said...

i think it's fun to have pink buses :-) Never experienced riding in those kind of buses where you can sit at the top (perfect for tourists, right?)

Happy Pink Saturday!

Anya said...

You make me smile Alice
pretty pink railings and a pink bus
Hahahahahaha........
You're country is very colorful en funny ;)
Have a nice weekend :)

CC said...

Loved your post and your pink bus.
Maybe someday, I can visit your lovely country and ride about in one. Happy Pink Saturday.. :)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Alice, I loved seeing the pink buses of Singapore! Some day, I would like to ride on one of them and tour your country. :-)

Happy Pink Saturday...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Susie Jefferson said...

What lovely pink buses - and how sensible to ban food & drink. The buses here in London are a total disgrace. Most unpleasant! But so are the tubes and the trains...

Happy Pink Saturday and Happy 4th July (being from the UK, I hadn't realised it was Independence Day...).

Claudia said...

Oh, pink buses! And pink railings - your buses sound clean and wonderful. Happy Pink Saturday!

printersdevil said...

Beautiful. I would love to visit your home someday.

caren said...

I hope I can ride a Hippo bus someday. Thanks for sharing. Happy PS!

Enchanted Rose Studio said...

Happy Pink Saturday Alice! Those buses are fabulous and so colorful! I wish we were more creative with our buses here in the San Francisco bay area!

Thanks for sharing!

Tina

Keats The Sunshine Girl said...

Glad we do not have to fret about transport in Singapore. Great service and all - buses ,trains, taxis. You've got it covered. Congrates!

Lara said...

such fun buses! I hate when I see some people eating in the bus- that is so rude and stinky! luckily, our busses are so crowded that it isn't much place for people to get on with food... :D

someplace in thyme said...

I love the Hippo bus and would be proud to ride it. Lovely post, Happy PInk Saturday, Char

fairiemoon said...

Wow! Pink Buses!

Happy Fourth of July and Pink Saturday, both of them!!!

Erin :)

http://www.fairiemoon.typepad.com/

Deanna said...

I would love to ride one of those buses one day!

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(¸.·´ (¸.·´ Happy Pink Saturday
Deanna :D

the donG said...

we dont have bus like that here because they'll only see wires. hahaha...

XUE said...

We were in a subway recently (in Germany) & sadly the carriage smells as across from us was a wall-attached trashbin, overfilled with old pizzas. I'm glad when food is banned on public transport.

J.C. said...

Must be fun ridding on the open air upper deck of the bus and enjoy the beautiful scenes around. Have you ride on one before?

alicesg said...

Thank you all for the nice comments and compliments.

JC, yes I rode on topless bus in Sentosa but it was not under the same management of Hippo.