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Hiking Trail to Bukit Timah’s Summit

This was only a 1.3 kilometre hike up hill all the way to Singapore’s highest point — a mere 163 metres above sea level. I expected a view when I reached the top, but the thick forest prevented seeing any further than the summit’s boundary. Continue reading Hiking Trail to Bukit Timah’s Summit

Singapore’s Bukit Timah

 

Bukit Timah was a lush jungle with a variety of giant trees. In early 1942, Japanese troops fought here and won a battle against Indian and Australian troops, allowing them to advance on Singapore City. Continue reading Singapore’s Bukit Timah