Getting back to my hobby

An awesome read on his birdwatching trip over the weekends.

When Shah Shoots

0122I can’t believe three months of not bird watching can be excruciatingly painful. Ever since this hobby re-ignited in the beginning of 2017, I was fortunate enough to be able to bring my camera out at least once a month to shoot photos of wildlife, particularly birds. However, mid-year was a bit tough due to time and financial issues (I rent the Tamron 150-600mm lens when I go shoot birds).

The long Christmas weekend finally allowed me time to be back in nature. 3 full days of birdwatching around selected Singapore parks and reserves made me realize how much I needed peace from nature after all the stress from work and responsibilities. My hobby took me to Gardens by the Bay, Sungei Buloh Wetlands, Singapore Botanical Gardens and Pasir Ris Park.

Rusty from spotting birds after 3 months of bird watching inactivity and having to get used to the Tamron…

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Travel India – An experience of a lifetime

If you decide to go to Rajasthan, India, take a look at this piece of article. 🙂

When Shah Shoots

agra_002 Sunset view of Taj Mahal

Back in 2014, I made a personal goal to visit the 7 wonders of the world before I die. It wasn’t until late last year I set about planning the first destination, Taj Mahal in Agra, India. To kick start this goal, I planned just so I would reach the steps of Taj Mahal on my birthday, 11th February 2017.

Planning a trip to India needs ample time, preferably 2-4 months in advance especially if you are on a backpacking trip or budgeting. Train bookings across cities and states start as early as 3 months and they get filled up fast. Visas are a pain to process and a rejection letter will not indicate why you were rejected, making you reapply and paying the administration fee again! You are better off booking hotels online as they are cheaper when you get deals from or…

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