Tags archives: animals

  • Walk in Aviary

  • We went to the Walk in Aviary in Canberra a little while ago. It had lots of birds as expected, what was not expected was how crazy they were about the apple pieces you could buy to feed them with. You really had to watch your fingers (and your ears! [...]
  • Sizihwan 西子灣

  • Sizihwan 西子灣 was a nice seaside area near Kaohsiung 高雄.  There was a university on one side and a temple on the hilltop.  When we got there, there was some car in the carpark with some protest signs on it.  Couldn't read what it said, but it was prob [...]
  • Lungshan Temple 龍山寺

  • Lungshan Temple 龍山寺 was just outside an MRT station, and opposite a large park which seemed to be a gathering spot for Taiwan's homeless.  It was quite a large temple, quite open, and very busy.  Definitely different to Cihui Temple 慈惠宮, in which eve [...]
  • Hong Kong Park 香港公園

  • Hong Kong Park, located just above Central.  Strangely this was the first time I had been there despite living in and visiting Hong Kong so many times.  This time, there was some art festival there, although all the art seemed to be computer related [...]
  • Ocean Park Aquarium

  • Ocean Park has an aquarium too! A nautilus, a most fascinating creature. Too bad their tanks are always so dark! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8324ISk9jPg&w=900&h=600&hd=1&modestbranding&rel=0 Very graceful jellyfish. Ve [...]
  • Ocean Park

  • Ocean Park was, and still is Hong Kong's premier amusement park. Not only was it cheaper than Disney, there was more to do inside and a larger variety of attractions. Food was also both edible and affordable, no complaints here! Well, the arrival [...]
  • herboland

  • Nestled in the back mountains of Lamma Island was herboland, Hong Kong's only organic herb garden.  Quite a relaxing place after the long walk from the ferry, and they serve lots of organic teas each with a weird name and effects.
  • Digital Origami Tigers

  • Digital Origami Tigers?  These were designed on computer, hence digital.  Origami because they were designed to be 'cut' from a piece of paper and folded together!  Of course the real plastic panels were neither made from 1 piece nor folded together. [...]
  • Jurong Bird Park

  • The Jurong Bird Park - the largest bird park in the world.  It is kinda far from everything, but there are so many species of birds there that it's definitely worth seeing if you have half a day to spare. Unfortunately for us, this was one of the day [...]