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Fruits and Vegetables of Bukit Brown Sun 19 Jun'16 @4pm

Description

Come for a walk on the wild side with Beng Tang and find out more about edible plants in Bukit Brown.

We will meet at the junction of the inner new cemetery entrance road (signposted "To blocks 1,3,4") and Kheam Hock road.

Please bring: large water bottle - it is likely to be hot weather. Poncho / umbrella unless you don't mind getting wet if it rains. Covered shoes, not slippers or sandals. Insect repellent. There is a small risk of wasp stings - bring antihistamine if you are allergic. You might also want to bring a camera and notebook if you want to take notes, and a plastic bag if you want to take some plants.

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The guided walk starts at 4pm and will end at 7pm

Meeting Point: Junction of New Cemetery entrance road and Kheam Hock Road.


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Difficulty: Average, some trekking required
Please do not wear shorts as you will be walking through grass and hedges.
Please bring umbrella or poncho / sun block / mosquito repellent.
Please wear covered footwear.

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Bukit Brown was on the World Monuments Watch list 2014 . Find out what makes this a heritage site worthy of preserving. http://bukitbrown.com/main/?p=7930


"We guide rain or shine"
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Bukit Brown. More than a cemetery. More than a Chinese cemetery. Come discover our habitat, heritage, history. Construction works have started. Many areas have been cordoned off.

How to get there and handy tips here: http://bukitbrown.com/main/?p=7250

http://goo.gl/maps/qgKL8

http://bukitbrown.com/main/?p=1170


http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=16/1.3354/103.8224

Disclaimer: By agreeing to take this walking tour of Bukit Brown Cemetery, you understand and accept that you must be physically fit and able to do so.To the extent permissible by law, you agree to assume any and all risk of injury or bodily harm to yourself and persons in your care (including child or ward)

Registration: Our weekend public tours are FREE …
Optimally the group size is 30 participants (15 individuals/guide).

Please take note:

1. We will be walking through the undergrowth so dress appropriately, especially your footwear.
2. Wear light breathable clothing. Long pants and long sleeves if you are prone to insect bites or sunburn. Bring sunblock and natural insect repellent.
3. Wear comfortable non-slip shoes as safety is important. Walking sticks are recommended.
4. Do read up on Bukit Brown before going so you have a better understanding of the place (e.g. BukitBrown.com)
5. Do bring water, light snacks, poncho/umbrella, sunhat and waterproof your electronics.
6. Please go to the toilet before coming. There are NO facilities anywhere there or nearby.
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How to get there by MRT / Bus:

Bus services available: 52, 74, 93, 157, 165, 852, 855.

From North: Go to Marymount MRT and walk to bus-stop #53019 along Upper Thomson Road. Take Buses 52, 74, 165, 852, 855
Alight 6 stops later at bus-stop, #41149, opposite Singapore Island Country Club (SICC), Adam Road. Walk towards Sime Road in the direction of Kheam Hock Road until you see new entrance road Lorong Halwa.

From South: Go to Farrer Road MRT and walk to bus-stop #11111 at Farrer Road, in front of Blocks 2 & 3. Take Buses 93, 165, 852, 855. Alight 5 stops later at bus-stop, #41141, just before Singapore Island Country Club (SICC), Adam Road. Cross the bridge, walk towards Sime Road, follow the road until you see new entrance road Lorong Halwa.

By car:
Turn in from Lornie Road, to Sime Road. Then, turn left into the second road called Lorong Halwa New Cemetery Access (see map), where parking is limited along the roadside near the platform at the start of Block 1. You will need to walk back to the junction of the entrance road and Kheam Hock Road where the meeting point is.Try to use public transport to get there.





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Sun Jun 19, 2016
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM SGT
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Bukit Brown Cemetery, Lorong Halwa Singapore
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Bus services available: 52, 74, 93, 157, 165, 852, 855.
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