Tag: #naturewalk

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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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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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: 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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