Scenic Singapore, A lesser known Photography Hotspot

Changi Boardwalk, Singapore (MAP)

Visitors to Changi Point will now be able to enjoy strolling along a boardwalk hugging part of the scenic Changi coastline.

The 1.2 km Western Coastline Boardwalk stretching from Changi Beach Club to Changi Sailing Club along the western coast of Changi Point, is part of the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) infrastructure improvement works to enhance Changi Point. Construction of the Changi Boardwalk started in October 2001 and was completed in August 2003 at the cost of $3.5 million.

The Western Coastline Boardwalk winds along lush greenery and the undulating terrain along the Changi coastline. It is made up of four segments – stretching from ‘Sunset Walk‘ from the western end of Changi Point, to ‘Kelong Walk’, ‘Cliff Walk‘ and ‘Sailing Point Walk’, ending at the Changi Sailing Club.

The ‘Sunset Walk’ allows visitors to enjoy a splendid view of the sunset at the western end of Changi Point, amid a backdrop of huge boulders.

The ‘Kelong Walk’, a stretch of the boardwalk with kelong stilts built over water, allows visitors to reminisce the good old kelong days.

The ‘Cliff Walk’, another stretch of the boardwalk located just below the hilltop chalets, will allow visitors to enjoy a walk through lush trees and greenery. Viewing decks along this stretch give visitors vantage points to take in panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Visitors to the ‘Sailing Point Walk’ near the Changi Sailing Club can enjoy open views of the sea and watch a myriad of sea activities.

Here are some pictures taken on Sunday:-

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All Images taken with Canon 20D & Lensbaby 2.0

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A Day at Palawan Beach, Sentosa

Our Deepavali (Diwali) public holiday was spent at the beach today. After days of rain…the weather was pretty good today and we decided to pack our bags and head to Sentosa with our new toys.  At Sentosa, we saw  a lot of Indian foreign workers, and it seems that they are celebrating deepavali with their friends at the beach. I can imagine how much they must have missed home during a special festival like this for a hindu miles away from home.

I guess we did not know what to expect from the Sand Castle Kit we bought a few weeks back. We have not put it to the test despite seeing beautiful sand castle being made by the people who sells it. At the back of my mind, I know that it is not the tools that makes beautiful sand castle, it is the people that uses the tools.

Anyway, the challenge is for us to make good use and practice as we build, like the saying goes ” Rome wasn’t built In a Day”. Behind all perfections and successes you probably find someone who has sweat and toiled before he is where he is today.

Oh well….let’s take a look at what we have achieved on our very first attempt.

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Oh yes….and the person behind all these is….

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Goat Farm in Singapore

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As promised, here are some of the pics i took while at the goat farm a few weeks ago. If i am not wrong, this is the largest goat farm in Singapore. It has about 1000 goats and they do produce fresh goat milk daily. You can buy it at the farm or get it deliver to you daily. The milk comes in 2 flavours, Chocolate and Original. I tasted it and personal find it pretty similar to cow’s milk but a little less creamy and minus the flavours now we get in Cow Milk, like the added vanilla.

This farm is open from 9am to 4pm daily for Farm Visit for walk-ins. Guided Educational Tours can be arranged too.

More details on their Website, www.haydairies.com.sg

Enjoy!

Fish Farms in Singapore

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This is a little known fact even among Singaporeans. Singapore is one of the World’s largest Ornamental Fish Exporter…oh WOW…said many. Yes make a trip down to one of our home grown Fish Farm, Qian Hu and you will know what I mean. Fish farms are situated in the North Western Part of Singapore. To be exact, they are found around Kranji/Lim Chu Kang Area.

Most of these farms are open to the public daily during office hours. For more info on visiting these farms do check out Visit Singapore.


Lim Chu Kang

Took a drive recently to the outback of Singapore, Lim Chu Kang exploring Fish Farm, Goat Farm & Veggie Farm. I drove all the way to the end of Lim Chu Kang Road. I vaguely remembered seeing a bus terminal and a jetty when i was there years ago. The bus terminal seems to be gone and I found a Police Coast Guard Center and a jetty. However, I also discovered that there are quite a numbers of kelongs opposite the jetty. When I was there, I saw a group of people unloading bags and bags of mussels from their boat into their lorry. They definitely looks like seafood suppliers who just came back from the kelongs. (pictures of goat farm and fish farm will be posted shortly).

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Weekend Edition: Wild Singapore

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 Hey, the weekend is here again. Don’t let it slip before doing something meaning and interesting this weekend. There are quite a number of lesser known and interesting places to visit here in Singapore. These places are suitable for family outings without burning a hole in your pocket. Check out this website WILD SINGAPORE for all the options available. You have a GREAT WEEKEND.