Photograph of the week: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

On the 27th of April 2010, after an expenditure of $8 billion (USD), the world’s most expensive standalone integrated resort property ever built opened its doors to the public. Inside the Marina Bay Sands, awed guests would discover Singapore splendour at its most glamorous: 7-star hotel accommodations, casino, luxury shopping mall, convention centre, theatre, art/science museum, celebrity-chef restaurants, endless views. And then there’s that pool. You know the one… 57 floors and 191 metres above ground, with a 146-metre infinity edge overlooking Singapore in all her flashing finery.

The world’s longest, and highest, elevated swimming pool, the pool at Marina Bay Sands holds an astonishing 1.5 million litres of water. For reference, even if you drink 3.7 litres of water a day, you’d still be drinking water from this pool well into the 3000s. (But only guests are allowed a sip, er, dip, no exceptions. Those not staying at

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