Weekend Special – May the force be with you

Stars Wars Day at Gardens by the Bay

Date: 6th May 2017 Started my Saturday with a morning walk along Singapore River and was greeted by the lovely otters family where the adult otters brought the pups for a walk and play. After taking my usual walk to Empress Place, I made my way back. I completed my usual eight kilometres walk a […]

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Morning at Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo - Elephant Performance

It has been a couple of years since I last visited the Singapore Zoo. It feels different trying to spot animals in the wild versus seeing animals that are captured and brought up by humans. Singapore Zoo is located at Mandai Lake Road that used to be a forest where wild animals made their home. […]

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Bay East Garden – Morning Has Broken

Sunrise - Singapore Bay East Garden

A year ago, I had an early morning walk from Marina Barrage to Tanjong Rhu. I walked past the Bay East Garden (one of the gardens of the Gardens by the Bay) and captured some beautiful sights while walking. Now the area looks different due to the development of the Thomson-East Coast MRT line underway. […]

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Visiting Singapore Japanese Garden as a Local Tourist

Singapore Chinese Garden

After visiting the Chinese Garden, I crossed the bridge connecting to the Japanese Garden, continuing my Local Tourist experience. The Japanese Garden is a strolling garden showcasing a landscape style originating from the Muromachi and Momoyama periods of Japanese history. I explored the place, walked past the Guesthouse along Garyuchi pond.   After walking around for two […]

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Visiting Singapore Chinese Garden as a Local Tourist

Singapore Chinese Garden

On Sunday morning, I visited the Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden which are situated next to each other on two little islands connected via a bridge with both islands connected to the main island. The last I visited the Singapore Chinese Garden was when I was a little girl. On the way to the Chinese Garden, […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgia (Singa)

Singa Mascot

I have been thinking about if I should share this picture for this week’s photo challenge theme, Nostalgia, as only Singaporeans of my era could relate to it.  Anyway, here it is. Singa the Lion was introduced to the public in 1982 as the official mascot for Singapore’s National Courtesy Campaign.  Singa (meaning “lion” in Malay) […]

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