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wooden hut at pulau ubin

Posted by
tubby (Singapore, Singapore) on 22 February 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Spotted this wooden hut at Pulau Ubin. Long ago, people on the island used to stay in these wooden huts. You rarely find them on the main island of Singapore now. My very 1st interaction was probably when i was around 3-4 years old when mom brought me to visit her grandma who was staying in the Changi area. Remembered vividly, you see many clusters of wooden huts and everyone seems to know one another. They called it kampung. People were were very self sufficient then. They grew their own vegetables, fruits and rear poultry, like chicken and ducks. Today around 85% of people in Singapore stays in public housing (built & maintained by Housing & Development Board) and some 15% in private residential housing.

Canon EOS 500D 1/800 second F/5.0 ISO 100 24 mm

madagasca from singapore, Singapore

very interesting landscape. nice B&W to compliment the wooden hut!

22 Feb 2010 6:09am

Achu from Baltimore, United States

thats one helluva place to be. Lovely shot.

22 Feb 2010 6:57am

301 from tehran, Iran

nice shot

22 Feb 2010 12:31pm

Paul from summerside, Canada

Very nice

22 Feb 2010 8:47pm

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Very national geo looking image, nicely done.

25 Feb 2010 3:43pm

Canon EOS 500D
1/800 second
F/5.0
ISO 100
24 mm

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