Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve – Wetland in a City

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve or Nature Reserve located in the north-west of Singapore is dominated by tidal mudflats and mangrove systems. It is likely that bamboo once existed in this area, hence the name Sungei Buloh (in Malay Sungei means River and Buloh mean Bamboo). My first visit to Sungei Buloh was in 2010, accompanied […]

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Short Hike Up Bukit Timah Hill

Bt Timah Nature Reserve Visitors Centre by AudreySimplicity

After two years of restoration works, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve was reopened on 22nd October. The slopes and trails were repaired and enhanced to make it safer for the public. This 163-ha reserve includes Singapore’s highest hill, Bukit Timah Hill, which stands at 163 m and retains one of the few areas of primary […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (Croc)

Sungei Buloh

This week’s photo challenge is Quest. Continue with our quest to sight a crocodile at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, we were excited that we managed to spot one.  The crocodile was resting lethargically on the shore with birds around it.  The egret walked past it gracefully and fearlessly. Pity that the photo quality is no […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (Otter)

Otter

This week’s photo challenge is Quest. We were at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in Singapore, in our quest to sight a crocodile or two, we had our close encounter with a pair of smooth skin otters. That was my first close encounter with the otters. The otters were barely 3 metres away from us.  Both are adult size […]

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