Sorry I’ve been slacking on the blog lately. While it’s been fun reliving our vacation with these recap posts, it takes a ton of time to sit down and actually write them – plus edit the photos! I promise I’ll try to get the rest of the posts up soon!
With that, are y’all ready for Part 2 of my Asia vacation recap? I’m picking up today with highlights from our time in Singapore and our first day in Phuket, Thailand. We covered a lot of ground in Phuket, so I think I’ll have to break it into two. If you missed my recap of our first 3 days in Bali, you can catch up here.
We spent only one full day in Singapore, so we squeezed in as much as we could. Our first stop was the Gardens by the Bay, a huge park right on the water. There are three main areas: the Supertree Grove, Cloud Forest and Flower Dome. The Supertree Grove is the craziest thing I’ve seen. It’s a series of these huge tree-like structures that are actually vertical gardens – they look like they came straight out of the movie Avatar. The trees are anywhere from 80 to 160 feet tall, and you can take an elevator up to a suspended walkway that runs from tree to tree.
We also stopped in the Cloud Forest, which is sort of like a bio-dome with all kinds of lush flowers and plants. It also boasts the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, standing 115 feet tall. It’s basically an educational exhibit to show you what actual cloud forests are like (which I totally didn’t know existed). We breezed through, since we had plenty more to pack in that day.Continue Reading…