Category: The Southern Ridges Parks

Strolled through Historical Military Landmarks at the Labrador Park

Labrador Battery 6-inch-gun-barrel

Soon after Stamford Raffles established Singapore as a trading post for the East India Company, one of his first concerns was the defence against Dutch attacks. Fort Pasir Panjang (today’s Labrador Park) twinned with Fort Siloso on Sentosa Island to defend the western passageway into the New Harbour (renamed Keppel Harbour).  During the 1942 Battle of

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Nature Walk at The Southern Ridges

Mount Faber Peak

A breezy beautiful morning, a walk in the park sounds like a perfect idea to start the weekend. Listening to the chirps of birds, enjoying the scent of nature and watching the lovely butterflies dancing from flower to flower under the cloudy sky. Guess where I was last Saturday?  I tagged along with my friend

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Reflections at Bukit Chandu – The Battle of Pasir Panjang Ridge

Reflection at Bukit Chandu

On 13 February 1942, the Japanese attacked the Pasir Panjang Ridge, a key location leading to the Allied forces’ main ammunition magazine, main ordinance depot, the Alexandra Military Hospital and other military installations. The Malay Regiment who defended the area put up a strong resistance but was eventually overwhelmed by the superior numbers and weapons of the

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror (Reflections)

The Reflections at Keppel Bay

This week’s photo challenge is Mirror. This photo was taken using my iPhone during one of my morning walk at Labrador Park, Singapore, that has a connecting path to Keppel Bay area where this picture was taken. The buildings on the right is Reflections, a luxury waterfront residential development designed by world-renowned architect, Daniel Libeskind.  Check

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