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Walking along Singapore river… from Clarke Quay, Boat Quay, all the way to Esplanade and Marina Bay Sands is something that we really enjoy. It’s really relaxing to sit by the river watching the world go by, the kids love to play and run around along the way, and we never get tired of the iconic views of Singapore…. Plus, every weekend there are free performances at the Esplanade’s outdoor theatre.

Last Saturday, again we wanted to go for a walk along Singapore river. We started at Boat Quay. Unfortunately, just before we got to Fullerton Hotel, it started to rain really hard.

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We waited for the rain to stop, but it got even worse. Finally we decided to just run to the taxi stand in front of Fullerton hotel and get a taxi home. Oh well, at least we managed to walk around a bit, had dinner (okay, just apple pie and fries from McDonald’s) by the river, and bought our favourite durian ice cream with wafer from the ice cream uncle…..

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Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Singapore. For a lot of people, It’s a place they must visit when they go to Singapore. We went to the zoo a few times when we just moved here, but then we had never gone back for years. Carla was only one year old the last time we went there and Renan had never been to the zoo. So, last week we decided that it was time to go and see the animals….

zoo4zoo5We arrived there just after 1 pm since the kids had to go to school that morning. By the way, we didn’t have to pay to enter the zoo, since we got free passes from Papai’s office. Yay! 😉

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