16 Sep '11, 12am

Wooden Houses in Kampong Buangkok - PH

Wooden Houses in Kampong Buangkok - PH

houses have become a rare sight in land-scarce Singapore. Singapore’s last remaining residential village on its mainland, Kampong Buangkok, is rich in heritage and history. This kampong evoke the nostalgia and fond memories of yours truly who have long left to move into the comfort and convenience of modern housing. I grew up in a kampong and had the best years of my life there. Kitchen and outdoor dining area :) There were wide, open spaces for the children to run around. We went fishing in the drains and combed the bushes for spiders. We climbed trees to pick edible fruits. We had lots of fun as kids in the village, it was a simple and carefree lifestyle. The adults could plant anything, anywhere and keep any kind of pets they wanted because neighbours did not mind. dirt road leading to the village Everybody knew everybody in the village. Our doors were always left open....

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