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Pulau Ubin Way helps protect the environment for posterity - Back to the Roots - Last Kampung of Singapore
Somewhere along this journey, the authorities became mindful of its impact. The urbanisation and resultant cosmopolitanism were gobbling up the local culture. This otherwise green equatorial island was increasingly greying. And the local flora and fauna were going extinct. This brought about their decision to retain and nurture the Pulau Ubin Island as a cultural oasis for the city-state. Little wonder it is considered the last kampung (village) of Singapore.
Singapore Super Structures to Look up to
These vertical gardens provide habitat to 162,900 plants, turning this little area into a carbon sink absorbing large quantities of Carbon Dioxide. Supertree Grove - Singapore Super Structures to Look up to
A Himachal Heritage Haveli - Garli - Pure Air. Pure Art. Pure Heritage.
With Delhi NCR's air getting more noxious by the minute, people prefer heading out for the long weekends. This poses a dilemma of choosing a destination. With Mussoories, Shimlas and McLeodgunjes crawling with Delhiites a la Chandni Chowk, the choices surely shrink. In such dire times, I am glad to have found an unexplored heritage gem during this year's World Heritage Week. All thanks to a FAM trip organised by SoulMedia! Read on and enjoy - 'Garli – Pure Air. Pure Art. Pure Heritage.' Hopefully, you'd also personally discover it soon enough!
Folk instruments make their presence felt in Kullu Dussehra - Gods' Own Get-Together
While I have shared the various tales and described the festivities for you, the most interesting story regarding the origin of Kullu Dussehra I heard was from a visitor. Of course, there is no truth in it. According to him, after Lord Rama killed Ravana, all the gods came over to congratulate him and then proceeded to have a party! Whatever be the true reason for the celebration, it certainly is one of the most colourful events I have witnessed till now. Kullu Dussehra - Gods' Own Get-Together
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Amongst the Windmills of Kinderdijk, this one dates back to 1738 CE
After a particularly devastating flood that killed thousands in 1421 CE, the survivors discovered a crying child in a crib that was kept afloat by a cat that had been jumping around the crib to keep the balance. This led to the christening of the village as Kinderdijk or Children’s Dyke... Windmills of Kinderdijk

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