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Postby ksl » Thu, 25 Jun 2009 1:26 pm

Hey JP, delete the source link to the pic, I would have got it wrong! But it's easy, best to rename before uploading.

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Postby LoriW » Thu, 25 Jun 2009 3:05 pm

Kusu Island?

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Postby littlegreenman » Thu, 25 Jun 2009 4:00 pm

jpatokal wrote:...For some reason could've sworn it was in Bukit Timah somewhere... :o


My wife said exactly the same thing last night. She swore it was at Bukit Timah but I told her not possible as it should be 2.5 km NNE from Raffles. So is there a second one or similar one in Bukit Timah?

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Postby littlegreenman » Thu, 25 Jun 2009 4:06 pm

LoriW wrote:Kusu Island?


Yeah I thought I saw it there as well. Or was it Pulau Ubin? Nah come to think of it Pulau Ubin was the one with all the mudskippers.

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Postby LoriW » Fri, 26 Jun 2009 5:09 am

Ooops, sorry .......... the reason I knew the location is because of this piccie from about 5 years ago!! Beloved and I - faces blurred out

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Postby jpatokal » Fri, 26 Jun 2009 10:06 am

LoriW wrote:Kusu Island?


Korek! Your turn.

And ksl, I know, but I'm too lazy to reupload the pics somewhere else when they're already online...
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Postby LoriW » Fri, 26 Jun 2009 3:11 pm

OK, didn't get the chance to look for REALLY old piccies when I visited my father but found this one in one of my albums from about 1980.

It's a tad obscure and probably *could* be anywhere in the world. I'm sure the first one or two guesses will be right, but anyway, where do you think this group of youngsters are having fun?

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Postby littlegreenman » Fri, 26 Jun 2009 4:31 pm

LoriW wrote:OK, didn't get the chance to look for REALLY old piccies when I visited my father but found this one in one of my albums from about 1980.

It's a tad obscure and probably *could* be anywhere in the world. I'm sure the first one or two guesses will be right, but anyway, where do you think this group of youngsters are having fun?

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Palawan Beach

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Postby LoriW » Fri, 26 Jun 2009 4:38 pm

Nope :)

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Postby ksl » Sat, 27 Jun 2009 10:02 pm

East coast exact position not sure! Maybe SMS can help, by looking at the Palm trees, which direction they are being pulled towards, my guess is that they like strong sunlight, so catch it from first sunrise and the bottom of the trunks thickness and leaning tells a story. exact point no idea.

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Postby LoriW » Sun, 28 Jun 2009 12:43 am

Nope :)

Let's see if SMS knows before I start giving clues. Let's say that I wouldn't be able to give a clue without giving the location away ;) - That's probably a clue ;)

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 28 Jun 2009 1:04 am

I don't have a clue either.

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Postby LoriW » Sun, 28 Jun 2009 1:07 am

Really?

OK, today, it's a huuugely commercialised resort! Not sure if there are sandy beaches and see saws anymore.

That must have given it away totally.............

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Postby Saint » Sun, 28 Jun 2009 12:02 pm

Sentosa?

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Postby LoriW » Sun, 28 Jun 2009 4:38 pm

Yup! :)

That's why I didn't want to give a clue!

I've just looked up the history of Sentosa on Wikipedia - it apparently first became Sentosa in 1972 and the cable car opened in 1974. I think that in the late 70s, early 80s was when it started taking off as a resort.

Apparently the monorail opened in 1982 which is when I think the photo must have been taken since from that same outing tere is a pic of us on it!

That was Sentosa before the musical fountain (late 80s??) and before the huuuge merlion! Families used to go over there on the cable car or on a little boat for picnics on the beach etc.

I've actually only been there twice in my life - that time and then about 5 years ago. Not really my cup of tea - never liked the beach and hate theme parks and resorts!

Anyway, must be your turn Saint!


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