Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sugarloaf Rock

Situated near the coastline of the Leeuwin-Naturiste National Park, the Sugarloaf Rock is said to be one of the most widely photographed seascapes in Western Australia. After a short drive from Bussel Jetty, Clarence and I arrived at a lookout … Continue reading




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Busselton Jetty

At almost 2km long, the Busselton Jetty in the town of Busselton, Western Australia is said to be the longest wooden jetty in the southern hemisphere. A long jetty was required as ships were unable to dock closer to the … Continue reading




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A Walk on the Tracks – Pt. 2 (Buona Vista to Jalan Hang Jebat)

This is a continuation of my previous post where I talked about a walk Boon Hwee and I took from Bukit Timah Railway Station to Jalan Hang Jebat. Before bidding farewell, Jerome gave us some pointers on what to look … Continue reading




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A Walk on the Tracks – Pt. 1 (Bukit Timah Railway Station to Ghim Moh)

Shortly after the cessation of rail services between Tanjong Pagar Railway Station and the Woodlands Train Checkpoint, the announcement came that the entire railway will be opened to the public to explore until 17 July 2011. With no trains to … Continue reading




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Shooting the Last Days of the KTM Railway

I was not much of a railway person. The KTM railway in Singapore has been around for nearly 80 years, but like most people, I never thought much about it. I had vague memories of taking the train to Malaysia … Continue reading




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Getting to the Bukit Timah Railway Station

UPDATE (14 Jan 2016): You can now get to King Albert Park via the newly opened Downtown Line 2 (DTL2). Alight at King Albert Park Station and follow the guide below.  Looking at my web stats, I realise there are … Continue reading




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End of an Era

After 79 years of operation, the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station will cease operations on 30 June 2011. Not wanting to miss the historic moment, I decided to pay the station a last visit before it’s closed the next day. Gilbert … Continue reading




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