Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is a species of Hibiscus and I really fell in love with this plant. We were at the Garden Centre and I was so stunned by this beautful, delicate pink flowers and reddish buds. But then I spotted something else… it was a hairy little thing on the plant… a wonderful hairy caterpillar – a bit shy but I got a glimpse on it.
The last part of our Southern Ridges Walk took us along the Canopy Walk to Kent Ridge Park and finally to Science Park I. It was an amazing morning with lots to see and photograph and I really enjoyed nature, the city, silence, tranquility and the lush greenery inmidst the Singaporean urban jungle.
A wonderful place to be for all nature lovers and photographers is Hort Park. It brings together gardening-related, recreational, educational, research and retail activities. There’s something for young and old – a beautiful, tranquil & colorful place to be.
The journey continues… we walk along the Forest Walk, the Singing Forest – and yes, it literally sings! I never heard such a variety of birds singing like there! – and Alexandra Arch. It’s amazing how nature and man-made architecture and civilisation blends in.
Today we walked the Southern Ridges – it’s a unique trail that spans from Mount Faber to Kentridge Park and to Labradore Nature Reserve. It is amazing for nature lovers and photographers. We started early in the morning and it was simply stunning and breathtaking. The Fauna and Flora of Singapore is a beautiful one and even though I took some nice snapshots, they can’t match nature’s real beauty.
For part I of the walk I will show you some photos from Marang Trail to the Forest Walk.
I was so thrilled when I saw this beauty at the Siglap area yesterday evening. It was so stunning to watch and I had to take my I-Phone and take some photographs. This tiny little thing was so fast that it was almost impossible to get a sharp photograph – and it didn’t want to stop – but I was lucky and got the following two snapshots. When I came home I looked it up and it is a so called ‘Black and yellow Millipede’ (Anoplodesmus saussurii) and it’s often confused with another guy that smells like almonds and is native to the US. You won’t find this millipede, Harpaphe haydeniana, in Singapore.
‘Oh no’… this was my first thought because this weeks’ challenge is definitely a challenge for me. I normally don’t do any selfies or self portraits. But… it’s really a nice idea to see the faces behind the words and photos and that is the reason why I decided to participate. For wonderful ‘selfies’ have a look @ THE GIRL THAT DREAMS AWAKE (:
HELLO! Nice to meet you (:
A few days ago I got the sunflower and today, when I watered it, I saw something itsy bitsy tiny crawling on the maroon flowerhead. I took a closer look and discovered a tiny caterpillar with black dots. I really don’t know what caterpillar it is, maybe a moth but not quite sure. It definitely is amazing how this little animal found its way on my flower and so I decided to take some photos. Again I used my I-Phone and the OlloClip for the macros. Have fun! (:
Here are some ‘art-sy’ sunflower photos (:
I used , a wonderful I-Phone App.