Friday, 13 June 2014

Singapore Islands You May Not Have Heard Of


A scenic view of Pulau Hantu, located to the south of Singapore. -- PHOTO: ST FILE


Did you know that Singapore was actually made up of more than 70 islands? A new exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore will be the first to tell the tales of the isles of long-ago. We check out some of lesser-known islands:

1. Pulau Seking

2. Pulau Semakau

Verdant greenery and various species of wildlife can be seen on Semakau Island, a garbage landfill for mainland Singapore. -- PHOTO: BERITA HARIAN FILE


3. Pulau Damar Laut

-- FILE PHOTO


4. Pulau Serangoon

On weekends, up to 100 people can be seen fishing at Coney Island, also known as Pulau Serangoon. -- PHOTO: SHIN MIN


5. Pulau Hantu

A scenic view of Pulau Hantu, located to the south of Singapore. -- PHOTO: ST FILE


6. Pulau Satumu

Raffles Lighthouse, situated on Pulau Satumu, south of the main island of Singapore. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA


7. Pulau Senang, Pulau Pawai and Pulau Sudong

A soldier runs with his weapon during the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Readiness Exercise held on Aug 2, 2011, at Pulau Sudong. -- ST FILE


read more