Posted on behalf of Alice.
Date : Saturday, 11 October 2014
Time : 4.00 pm
Nearest MRT : Dhoby Ghaut station
Meeting Place: Park Mall, main entrance
Duration: 2 hrs
ECs : Alice Seah and Judy Lim
This month we will be walking in Fort Canning Park. Before November 1981
it was named Fort Canning Hill or “Forbidden Hill” in Malay. Since the
14th century many Singapore rulers and colonial masters have lived here,
including Sir Stamford Raffles. It was an important military base during
World War II.
Fort Canning Park is undulating and about 60 metres high. Remnants and
relics of bygone eras are around. There’s a Spice Garden, previously
Singapore’s first experimental and botanic garden. The tranquil ambience
together with diverse flora and fauna makes the walk interesting. You will
appreciate the beautiful sculptures completed by various artists.
Many cultural and recreational activities are held here.
Note: Bring water, caps, umbrella and wear comfortable walking shoes.
Our Walk Team ECs: Christina CL Chan, Charles Wee, Mary Tan, Veronica Wong,
Serene Low, Alice Seah, Jeffrey Lim, Azhari Cuttilan, June Koh, Judy Lim.
1. Alice Seah
2. Judy Lim
3. Alice Tan
4. Andrew Koh
5. Anna Seet
6. Caroline Loh
7. Eddy Lee
8. Gabriella Chua
9. Grace Kang
11. Ho Hew Lee
12. Janis Han
13. Lawrence Khan
14. Lilian Teo
15. Margaret Chua
16. Maureen Lee
17. Robert Tan
18. Ronald Lee
19. Serene Leow
20. Shawn Soh
21. Winnie Lim
22. Anna Seet’s friend (Lynn)
23-25. Janis Han’s friends (Gladys, Jennifer, Annie)