Windsor Nature Park: An Island of Peace and Serenity

This newly opened park is absolutely great for a morning walk with a good friend, reconnecting with nature, listening to an astonishing variety of birds, and meeting the local species (like squirrels and monkeys).

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Flora at the entrance.

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The trails are well marked and covered. After some time they merge into forest paths.

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Two generations walking hand in hand. My good friend Roop is good at taking good photos. 

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Embracing forest colours.

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Let there be light.

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Meeting Masters of the Forest. We were forced to share our fruit breakfast.

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The alpha male (presumably) on the left hijacked all the food.

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The trees are tall, strong, and calm. Good example to emulate.

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Windsor Nature Park is about passion, love, and beauty.

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Observation Deck – Marina Bay Sands

There are several goods spots to enjoy Singapore’s skyline.

Compared to ION Sky Observation Deck or Pinnacle, for instance, entrance to the MBS Observation Deck is quite expensive (23 SGD). I believe it’s worth the price though. Besides, I promised myself to go up after passing the PhD qualifying exam.

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The design of MBS hotel never stops delighting me.

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The observation deck is located at the 57th floor of the hotel. The access is provided through Tower 3 starting from 9.30 am.

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The stunning views of the Gardens by the Bay, Flower Dome and Cloud Forest, Marina Bay and Marina Barrage.

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Singapore Flyer (public observation wheel) and Benjamin Sheares Flyover. 

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From left to right: The Float (floating stadium), Helix Bridge (footbridge modelled on DNA structure), Youth Park, Bayfront Avenue, Benjamin Sheares Flyover, Singapore Flyover and Formula 1 pit building behind.

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Another breathtaking perspective: Marina Bay and the Central Business District with the elegant 1928 Fullerton Hotel on the right and Boat Quay behind.

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And here comes the famous Infinity Pool (top left). The entrance is restricted to hotel residents.

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Flower-shaped ArtScience Museum, The Float, and durian-shaped Esplanade theatre and concert hall.

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At the bottom of ArtScience Museum with the Fullerton Hotel in the background.

Marina Bay is a unique place that emits energy any time of the day.