Field Trip - Botanics Garden

by Kee Soon September. 23, 2011 4337 views

Writer of The People's Paper: The Star journalist Edmund Ngo (second right) at the Penang Botanic Gardens on a Saturday morning.

Mommy's boy: A mother spurs her little child to keep jogging..

Refreshing: The greens are a perfect companion for a cool, breezy weekend morning.

Green walk: A pathway covered with vegetations.

Flora sanctuary: The garden is a must-visit for nature lovers.

Timeless attraction: The garden is popular with both the young and the old.

Nature's guest: A visit to the garden can remind one of how miniscule humans are in the circle of life.

Born for adventure: Edmund sizing up the surroundings.

Greens galore: At this juncture, the Cleaner, Greener Penang campaign suddenly comes to mind.

Shutterbugs world: A group of visitors walking up ahead. They had come for some photo shooting.

Serene: A man walking past a gazebo in the middle of the garden.

Minute-man: A visitor dwarfed by a gigantic tree.

Attractive spot: The garden is also a favourite spot for dating couples and those looking for a place to hang out or fellowship.

Photography made easy: The advent of digital photography meant that everyone can now shoot pictures easily.

At the heart of the storm: The tsunami-leveled city of Sendai in Fukushima Prefecture, northeast Japan, is the home to Nikon’s flagship manufacturing facility — producing Nikon’s professional DSLRs (e.g. D3s, D3x and D700).

Job's done: Edmund (center) and his fellow church members leaving the garden. Their next stop is Church of the Assumption, Farquhar Street.

Monkey business: The garden is home to macaques and dusky leaf monkeys.

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