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Second Edition of Walk in the Parks is now published

Singapore is not a concrete jungle with houses, buildings and roads. She is known for her parks with green fields and water bodies. Over the years, National Parks Board has done much to make our parks more accessible and beautiful. … Continue reading

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Walk along Everton Road, Blair Road, Spottiswoode Park Road and Neil Road

This a URA Conservation area of old two- and three-storey shophouses and residences built in the 19thcentury and before the Japanese Occupation period. Walk along this area and you will see the various architectural designs of Peranakan flavours of Chinese, … Continue reading

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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve – Walk to see migratory birds

Morning weather was good, no rain for this walk. My second this year. This time, we timed to watch the migratory birds in our mangrove swamps at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. The tide was in, so more water to see … Continue reading

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Kent Ridge Park

Kent Ridge Park is part of the Southern Ridges. It can be accessed from the western side of HortPark. Both parks are connected by an elevated boardwalk measuring 280-metres long called the Canopy Walk. Kent Ridge (formerly known as Pasir … Continue reading

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Walk along Southern Ridges of Singapore

This is the southern-most part of mainland Singapore that is hilly and forested. It is called the Southern Ridges that includes Mount Faber Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Labrador Nature Reserve. From the high points … Continue reading

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Temple visits at Kunming, Lijiang and Dali (昆明/丽江/大理朝圣) – 30 July to 5 August 2018

Dali 大理is predominantly a Buddhist county with 80-90% having Buddhist faith. It is a place inhabited mainly by minority group Bai tripe 白族. Dali sits on the border to Myanmar, and along the ancient Silk Road to India, Nepal, Bhutan. … Continue reading

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Itinerary at Lijiang 丽江 – 31 July to 3 August 2018

Lijiang 丽江 sits at elevation of 2,400 metres above sea level. Lijiang Old Town 丽江古城 is part of the Ancient Tea Horse Route where traders passed by some 400 years ago. It is striving and full of tourists. Look out … Continue reading

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