Saturday, October 31, 2015

Visit to al qudra lake in the middle of Seih Al Salam desert, Dubai

Al qudra lake is man made wonder in the middle of Seih Al Salam desert, Dubai. It is spread over many acres and many Migratory birds havestart arriving in this lake. It is home to many released exotic and native bird species. Its still under development to make desert more greener .  It was memorable experience to drive along the lake during sunset.
Drive Drive along Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Rd and Al Qudra Rd. You will see the below struture.
 Follow the road until at a roundabout you see a trek cycle store. 
Trek cycle store( pic from

Take a dirt road besides the store to reach lakes.

There is no shop around the lake so do not forget to take water and snacks. 
Please do not throw any things near the lake as many volunteers and Dubai municipality workers are working hard to keep this place clean. 

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Inside National Orchid Garden, Singapore

Botanical garden is recently added in UNESCO heritage list. Entry to botanical garden is free and entry fee to national orchid garden is 5 Singapore dollar.  National Orchid Garden is Frequently voted #1 or #2 attraction in Singapore by TripAdvisory. It is spread above 3 hectare and having many attraction including VIP orchid, Mist house, bromeliad Collection and many other area. We spent two hour exploring this beautiful garden filled with thousand of species of orchid.