My Singapore – Ginger Garden

Heylo all,

Hope you all had a fabulous Diwali! And here’s wishing you many many more πŸ™‚

Singapore has such lovely and amazing national parks and nature walks and tree-top walks that I am beginning to love Singapore immensely. It is hard not to fall in love with this place that pampers you to no limits. Starting from the humongous libraries that smell heavenly to the awesome stationery to amazing people to breathtakingly beautiful and beautifully maintained nature – what can go wrong with such a blend of awesomeness?

The National Parks Board does one amazing job and I cannot praise them enough. See for yourself hereΒ and you will know what am drooling about.

I realized that I have never mentioned much about the treks and nature walks that K and I do here. A few weeks back we had been to the Ginger Garden at Singapore Botanical GardensΒ . It was a very normal trail, more of a walk but I spotted a diaspora of leaves, flowers and lovely dense greenery. Leaving you with some many shots.

I can’t even tell you how mesmerized I was. This was definitely not my first nature walk and yet it is amazing how every single time I walk, I spot atleast 4-5 new varieties of leaves! Some of them have patterns that resemble little leaves on a big leaf. Beautiful, isn’t it?


It was such a peaceful feeling to watch this little one curling away her hair to glory and walking so carefree on the vast greenery, feeling at home and yet in Β her own world! I fell in love with her curls and her happy face. Oh, and that pair of innocent feet!

What a walk that was! πŸ™‚

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28 comments

  1. anisnest · November 14, 2012

    awesome awesome awesome pictures… a big treat to eyes.. thanks for sharing..

  2. The Girl Next Door · November 14, 2012

    Lovely pics! How neatly the garden has been maintained!!
    There are several walks organised in Bangalore, too. Haven’t had the chance to go on any yet. Would love to do that soon.

    • kismitoffeebar · November 15, 2012

      Thanks TGND πŸ™‚ Yes, the parks are maintained really well.
      My cousins did tell me about walks in B’lore. I would looooooove to try them out! Would be great if you do it and share your experience πŸ™‚

  3. Destination Infinity · November 14, 2012

    The pictures of the leaves are so different and so beautiful. You should visit the vertical urban garden in Singapore (Sky Greens) and write about it someday.

    Destination Infinity

    • kismitoffeebar · November 15, 2012

      That’s what I always think about the leaves too DI !
      I have visited Gardens by the bay (if that’s what you are referring to) but I went in the evening and the snaps aren’t doing a wee bit justice. Will make a trip down again and write about it πŸ™‚

  4. My Era · November 14, 2012

    superb photography Kismi and the last shot steals the show πŸ™‚
    Nature walks are a great learning and relaxation initiative….totally loved this post!

    • kismitoffeebar · November 15, 2012

      Thankee so much ME ! When I saw the last shot, I was reminded increasingly of Pari πŸ™‚ True, what you said about nature walks!

  5. Jas · November 15, 2012

    A ginger garden.. now that’s novel and the pictures are simply stunning…There is so much greenery and freshness.

    • kismitoffeebar · November 15, 2012

      Thanks Jas! πŸ™‚ There is absolute freshness and never ending doses of inspiration and many lone benches (I forgot to click)!

  6. privytrifles · November 15, 2012

    Lovely pics …. this is exactly the kind of place I would love to get lost πŸ˜€

    It is so serene and soothing to the eye !

    • kismitoffeebar · November 15, 2012

      True Privy! πŸ™‚ It is indeed serene and soothing.

  7. ashreyamom · November 15, 2012

    wow.. so next time ( if at all) i visit Singapore, i am going to this place..

  8. Visha · November 15, 2012

    on walks…and if such a beautiful and well maintained garden is open for all…I would be walking in it every other day πŸ˜‰

    Beautiful shots πŸ™‚

    • kismitoffeebar · November 15, 2012

      hehe there are many like these Visha! B’lore has some of them too. TGND also mentioned it. You may want to check them out πŸ™‚

      • Visha · November 15, 2012

        I always walk on the park nearby to my place..it has a lake too πŸ˜€ The other ones are too far away πŸ™‚

  9. Bikramjit Singh Mann · November 15, 2012

    beautiful shots , I did not have that many days .. just had 3 days in singapore most were spent at the cricket club doing what punjabi’s do.. yepp drinking πŸ™‚

    did visit a few places .. nex time I will surly keep these places in mind

  10. chattywren · November 15, 2012

    lovely pics, nice to see green especially since we are having autumn here. Happy exploring!

    • kismitoffeebar · November 15, 2012

      Thanks πŸ™‚ oh I love autumn too, absolutely. I love red ! We don’t really go red. Before you bat an eyelid, there is green.

  11. Amit · November 16, 2012

    Beautiful pictures. These walks are something I really miss in Delhi.

    • kismitoffeebar · November 19, 2012

      Thanks Amit! πŸ™‚ Hmmmm, I haven’t been to Delhi yet (surely, am not counting the umpteen transits in the airport) but I would recommend anyone to come to Singapore for these nature walks and not the malls. Anyday!

  12. Pesto Sauce · November 19, 2012

    Had visited Singapore 10 years back, loved the palce and would love to come again

    • kismitoffeebar · November 19, 2012

      Pesto Sauce! You must you must! πŸ™‚ There is so much more in Singapore that I am still excavating and loving the process πŸ™‚

  13. Nithvin · November 20, 2012

    Wow! so beautiful Kismi !!

  14. Roshni · November 20, 2012

    What amazing photos!! I agree that the best part of Singapore is how well they maintain all these places!

    • kismitoffeebar · November 21, 2012

      Roshni!

      Thanks gal! πŸ™‚ True to the dot what you said.

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