Category: South Asia

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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Morning Walk at Sengkang Riverside Park

Sengkang Riverside Park

I was greeted by the clear blue sky when I got up from bed, so we took a drive to the north eastern part of Singapore to explore Sengkang Riverside Park, my first visit to the Park.   Sengkang Riverside Park Sengkang Riverside Park is one of the four parks located on the North Eastern

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (10 Otters)

Singapore Bishan 10 Otters

This week’s photo challenge is Quest. A group of otter enthusiasts are in a quest of capturing the action of the Bishan 10 – an endearing name given to a family of ten otters who adopted Bishan Park, Singapore as their habitat. Following picture is taken by my friend, an otter enthusiast, at Bishan Park,

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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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Weekly Photo Challenge – Edge (Koh Samui)

Koh Samui

I am continuing with last week’s Weekly Photo Challenge theme – Edge. These pictures are taken at Koh Samui, an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus, Thailand.  Koh Samui is Thailand’s second largest island after Phuket. We were there for a short holiday break by the beach. Relaxing by the seafront, enjoying the

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