Tag Archives: hiking trails

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

Shakespeare’s Cliff Reserve

I took the short hike up the hill along side the dusty road to take in the estuary and Maramaratotara Bay in one direction and Lonely Bay and Cooks Bay around the other side of the cliff. Continue reading Shakespeare’s Cliff Reserve

Glacier National Park

East from Revelstoke was Glacier National Park. Tall hemlock and cedars lined the path of Hemlock Grove Boardwalk, a setting made perfect because no one else was there on that early morning. Entering a different part of the park, I walked over the Llicillewaet River hoping for a glimpse of the glacier of the same name. Continue reading Glacier National Park

Nairn Falls Trail

Within Nairn Falls Provincial Park was an easy 3 km walk. The trail followed Lillooet River up to the falls where water swirled, carving out potholes after plunging down. Continue reading Nairn Falls Trail

Around Revelstoke

My destination from Revelstoke was Canyon Hot Springs, 40 kms east of the quaint town tucked between mountains, but I wanted to catch Revelstoke National Park first. I hiked the short Skunk Cabbage trail followed by the Giant Cedar Trail where little sunlight filtered through the canopy, but my thoughts drifted to a spring water swim. Continue reading Around Revelstoke