Saturday, 26 October 2019

Singapore Thomson Nature Park (Oct 2019)

 [This is a big place so I will add more pictures as time goes by....]



Getting there


Color codes

By Yio Chu Kang Rd
Yio Chu Kang Rd entrance

Old Upp Thomson Rd had been converted to one-way street. The other side is for cyclists or pedestrians.

Entrance to Thomson Nature park by Macaque trail.
Note that no devices with wheels are allowed into the park. It is strictly for walking and hiking only
Entrance to Thomson Nature park by Langur trail.
Note that no devices with wheels are allowed into the park. It is strictly for walking and hiking only

Monkeys is a common sight. If you are afraid of them, just don't look into their eyes and hide any plastic bags or they (the monkeys) will snatch them (your plastic bags).

By Upper Thomson Rd (main entrance)


Shelter and viewing roof


Viewing deck

View from the Viewing deck

Note that no devices with wheels are allowed into the park. It is strictly for walking and hiking only

One of many split signs. Remember the names of the trails (take a photo) so that you will not get lost in the park

Roads and Trails

Lorong Pelita
This is where a Hainan village once stood

nice bamboo spread

tree literally covers with fruits

long long vines on rocky road

Follow the ropes

Ruins of past houses or buildings




Langur and Macaque Trails
These trails will lead to Old Upper Thomson Rd and Upper Peirce Reservoir (see 'Getting there by Yio Chu Kang Rd')

Ruins along Langur trail

Rambutan Trail from main entrance

...if you have not seen a rambutan tree before (just in front)

Jalan Belang
Old walkway going up and up



Ruins and Figs Trail
Log steps going to House of Hans

House of Hans (the present Han's Cafe)

Forest consuming everything on its path

Well






Stream and Ferns Trail


Other interesting finds

Vintage seat

Tall trees

Undisturbed haven until now

Huge plants

Road going round and round

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