Explore P8: Coney Island & easy tips to avoid sandflies bites!

I was reluctant to visit Coney Island because of the sandflies. I got bitten by them before at seletar and it’s not funny. It’s worse than my rashes and I remembered I feel like shit. All the bumps on the legs and it’s so itchy until you feel like chopping off your legs. But this time round I was pretty lucky.. thanks to Simon’s tips! (which you have to scroll all the way down to know, no big deal right? there are photos for you to see too! πŸ˜€)

So for today let’s go on a tour with us first. πŸ™‚ Say hi to pretty kingfisher! It’s in a very beautiful blue and yellow color. Was very worried that it will fly away because we want to take a shot of it. I’m thinking if we should invest in a zoom lens. Wouldn’t it be nice if we were to have close up shots of pretty birds?

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Uber to coney island because it’s the easiest way, it’s not very expensive either since we uber from Hougang. Gotta walked abit to the island so I’m drinking my milo packet in case I get hungry.

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My face is more bitchy in real life. :X

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Welcome to Coney Island Park!!!

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beautiful tree that reminds me of Autumn in Japan. sigh..

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Beautiful flowers and butterfly~

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cute flowers.

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Simon asked me what’s the idea behind this photo? and I replied separation. LOL!

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close up of the beautiful butterfly again~ and you’re gonna spot me soon!

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My first pic there. Awkward face and by the way I’m like 4kgs heavier back then? We visited coney back in January I guess. :X

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butterfly that’s dying?

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My back view.

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casuarinas. my favourite tree.

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Smile. love candid shot.

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me taking pics of S.

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candid again.

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when the wind blows..

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Mr S.

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Mr S again.

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And other than separation. this is isolation.

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another isolation..

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My dress is from theclosetlover πŸ˜› got it at a discounted price!

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love exploring.

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Angry claire is angry

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fungus. fungus are actually quite interesting..

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me trying to act chio but end up look like kenna stab by branches.

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nobody nobody but me.

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im sure you’re familiar with this. look at the bokeh!

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never ever posted this before. I too shy! LOL

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another couple behind!

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so beautiful. bokeh again!

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see the close up fat face me.

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And probably the best photo of the day other than my face. lol! I want to learn cycling so I can be in this kind of photo. πŸ˜›

Now these are the easy tips to avoid sandflies bites!

  1. avoid the beach area
  2. apply insect repellant
  3. Try to walk in the middle of the path, this really works!

You should visit Coney island because it is a super peaceful and calm environment. My favourite thing to do is to look at the swaying casuarinas and the eagles flying in the sky. They looked so free and happy which made me feel relaxed too. Definitely a great place to escape from the noisy and crazy city life.

And of course.. another good location to stroll with your hubby or boyfriend. πŸ™‚

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