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Saturday, November 8, 2008
AstrOrdinary Camp @ Pulau Ubin
31st October to 2nd November 2008
by Ka Foo
The rain did not stopped until 9am on the second day just when one of us decided to pull out. Due to the fact that we do not possess any form of transportation, we are forced to move on foot out to town to rent bikes for further use. After escorting Maziyah to the jetty, we had our lunch at one Ubin restaurant. During the trip back, we received the news that Mooey has been mobilized and has to leave the camp, thus, after we reach the campsite, we have to move out again.
The rest of the day has been uneventful save for the occasional fight between a cock and a wild boar and a few visitors to our campsite trying to ask if there is any path further. The state land sign has been useful in these regards as most of the visitors turn around and go back despite the supposed path drawn on the map.
Another thing to note is that a cat has been wandering around the campsite, which proves to be the best mate I had in this period of total isolation. The guard duty is actually fun with all the experiments that I can do with fire. The chunky meal I had later in the day was great and the night is actually comforting to sleep in.
Later that night, although I could not remember much, Harry arrived and bought us some meal. The rest is just a blur, but only remembering vaguely that Harry and myself slept in the same tent the next morning, with Jinpeng’s scope full of dew.
The third day is just packing up while going to the Changi jetty to meet Mooey again, in which we went all the way back to Admiralty Gardens Community Center and did all sort of off the record activity. Well, I think that’s all for the report, happy to write another one next time.
posted at 11:20 PM
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