Tag: #nature

Weekend Special – Otters at Pasir Ris Park

Otters in Singapore - Pasir Ris

I caught a flu bug on Sunday evening and got worse on Monday. Consulted the doctor and was given medical leave for the next day. On Wednesday, a public holiday in Singapore, I went to Pasir Ris Park for a morning walk, to get some fresh air and to sweat it out. After parking the car,

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Changi Point Coastal Walk

Singapore Changi Beach

It has been a while since I woke up this early for a morning walk. After parking the car at the carpark in front of Changi Point Ferry Terminal, we walked to Changi Point Coastal Walk. When I turned back, I saw the sun shining through the cloud and the sea reflecting its light. Glad

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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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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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