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River Safari – review

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River Safari, Asia’s first and only river-themed wildlife park, soft-opened in April 2013. The park’s key attractions include Rivers of the World – a series of exhibits based on iconic rivers around the world; Giant Panda Forest – which houses celebrity pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia; Amazon River Quest – a boat ride through habitats of the wild Amazonian river; and finally Amazon Flooded Forest – the largest freshwater aquarium in the region.

This is a short entry covering general information about the River Safari park as well as my review. The River Safari Photo Tour, with pictures of exhibits, will be up next.

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Sentosa Flowers 2013

Sentosa Flowers 2013

Sentosa Flowers is back again, with Joys of Spring as this year’s theme. For the first time, the event is held along Palawan Beach, including the Southernmost Point of Continental Asia. Also a first: There is an admission charge of $5 ($4 if you buy tickets a day earlier).

I did not attend last year’s event, but I did back in 2011. It was held along Imbiah and some parts of Resorts World Sentosa. It was free before, which meant that there were too many people around.

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Gardens by the Bay – Cloud Forest

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Hidden within a glass dome at Marina Bay is a fragile forest, with lush vegetation and mystic shroud of mist engulfing its mountainous structure.

The Cloud Forest is one of the two Cooled Conservatories at Gardens by The Bay at Marina Bay. It is designed to feature of course, various vegetation from foggy and moist forests.

Here is a photo tour of Cloud Forest:

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