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Looking good at 50, Sentosa

The island keeps yielding new discoveries for travellers to explore and enjoy, including the southernmost point of Asia

The author having a picnic at the southernmost point of Continental Asia, which is on the edge of Palawan Beach, on Feb 4, 2022. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
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Recently, I discovered that the southernmost point of Continental Asia lies on our own Palawan Beach on Sentosa. It isn't on a distant shore elsewhere.

Picnicking at this edge-of-Asia spot will be fun, I figured. So earlier this year, I walked across a suspension bridge on the far rim of Palawan Beach. And there it was, a sandy islet 1.248 degrees north of the equator with an unblocked view of the South China Sea.

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