I last visited the Night Safari with my family more than 10 years ago, just after it opened with great fanfare.
The bright sky in the photo above meant that the Night Safari was more like the Zoo when I arrived, so I had my dinner at Bongo Burgers before visiting the animals.
I ordered a beef burger.
It was the first time I ate a burger with a fork and knife. I should have known better – I created a mess of my food.
It felt like eating noodles with a spoon and no other cutlery.
Listen to what some folks have to say about Bongo Burgers:
After that, it was time for a tribal dance:
“Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.”
- Robert Frost
Boys will be boys – no matter how old, they’re forever playing with fire.
My pyromaniacal fantasies had been well pandered to:
There’s always someone to clean up the mess after the party’s over.
Next up, tram ride:
It was hard to shoot anything in the darkness of the safari so here are a few photos from their brochure:
How weird the tapir looks, with its long snout and distinct divisions of black and white!
I also asked an Australian lady for her opinions on the Night Safari and the tram ride:
The Night Safari lived up to its name and gave me no light with which to record anything.
The videos in this entry were shot using a Aiptek Pocket DV H220 HD, sponsored by iKnow.
It will be sold at $249 (org price @ $339) at the upcoming World Book Fair (28 May – 6 June 2010), held at Suntec Singapore.
Its highest resolution is 1280 x 720, and it comes with a 2.4″ screen. It also has 5 white balance modes and manual exposure control – ideal for an amateur who is looking for a cost effective camcorder to meet his basic video needs.
I’m thinking of those who intend to make a video for their PW group presentation or those who have been tasked with creating videos for their school projects. Anyway, you don’t want to use your digital camera for videos!
I also noticed a little curiosity when I opened the box:
We can play mp3 music with the camcorder.
I haven’t tried that function. Yet.
My iPod’s still alive and kicking ;)
Postscript: This old man last touched a video cam in the dying days of the mini DV tape. And I’m telling you, dragging files from the memory card to my desktop is such a breeze! No more moldy tapes, bro.