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    Posted June 5, 2014 by
    Singapore, Singapore
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    The world's best national parks

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    McRitchie Reservoir: A Nature Getaway from the Bustling Cosmopolitan Singapore

    Singapore, probably one of the busiest cities in Asia is a haven of the glitz and ever fast changing city life. This bustling multicultural city offers world class living environment with landscapes that define the city skyline and swanky gardens. This cosmopolitan city is pretty small that locals call it “little red dot” and highly advanced with high rise scrapers that you will find it amazing to discover grounds that nest lush vegetation such as Thompson Reservoir.

    Thompson Reservoir or better known as McRitchie Reservoir is a man-made water catchment reserve that captures rain water to help supply the island’s growing population. When I set foot on McRitchie Reservoir, I was welcomed by fresh air, a water so placid, and a view so scenic that would literally make you think of romance like moments. Think of beautiful love stories of Nicholas Sparks or lake side movie scenes such as The Notebook starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams.

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