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National Orchid Garden March 27, 2012

Filed under: holidays — daughterofdestiny @ 00:14
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18 March 2012 – My friend and I wanted to workout at the Botanic Gardens. Long story short, we ended up strolling around the place, spending our time mainly at the National Orchid Garden.

To get to Botanic Gardens, I took the MRT, stopping at the Botanic Gardens (duh!) MRT station. Once I exited from the station, I just followed the signage, which led me to the entrance of the Botanic Gardens. Do note that there are different entrances, so don’t screw up when meeting your friends there.

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There are a lot of signages like this within the Garden to guide you. The place is huge so be prepared to walk… A LOT!

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Entrance to the National Orchid Garden. Admission fee for adult is SGD5. For more details, click here

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First thing I saw upon entry was this fountain. Surrounding the area are various species of orchid.

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The more exotic species can be found inside the Mist House, special Collection, and the Cool House.

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Man-made waterfall inside the Cool House. My friend spoiled it for me by stating that workers turn on the waterfall before opening up the place and switch it off at the end of the day.

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Picnics, anyone?

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Hello… I see you…

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We left the Botanic Gardens through the main entrance facing Gleneagles Hospital, and took a bus towards Orchard Road for a well-deserved lunch.

Botanic Gardens is a photographers’s wet dream. I hope to return with Gus, my good old Canon 350d…

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