The New Nikon Z50

My first hand-on impressions The size: It’s the smallest of Nikon Z mirrorless body. Small & Light but still hold comfortably in one hand. My wrist doesn’t feel the strained even holding & shooting in one hand paired with the kit lens without having a camera strap attached.  The sensor: The APS-C sensor probably won’t […]

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Welcoming the Rat for 2020

  Celebrating the 2020 Lunar New Year of The Rat. On the eve of the new lunar year, people flock to the temple at night. Preferable to  be at the temple before or by 12 mid night so you can be the first person to light the josh stick and pray for the best for […]

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The World’s highest railway

The Qinghai-Tibet railway or Qingzang railway is an alternative to flying in-out  of Lhasa. My first 2 trips to Tibet was from Nepal, crossing the Nepa-China border at Zhangmu located in Nyalam County. The road condition here is pretty bad and during bad weather it’s a nightmare travelling thru this section but thing has changed […]

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Spending a night at one of the world’s highest point

Everest rising above the rest of the peaks on a clear day. After a long journey of bumpy and muddy road from Namtso Lake we arrived late in the afternoon into Shigatse, where we spend the night before heading to Everest the next morning. The problem travelling in Tibet even we already had a Tibet […]

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Cherry Blossom season in Japan

  There are many countries that have cherry blossom but no one country attract the kind of interest like Japan do during their Cherry Blossom in spring. Hotel prices shoot thru the roof and so is the airlines ticket. This is one season you really need to plan in advance if you want to enjoy […]

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Macro

Is a small small world Macro photography is a genre of photography that you’ll either love it or will give up totally after your initial try. This is photography that requires a huge dose of patience and probably a strong pair of legs. I remember I was really amazed with photos of insect with extreme […]

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The Year of the Fire Monkey

The Chinese Lunar Year starts on the  8 of Feb  for 2016. The beginning of the Fire Monkey year. On the eve of the Chinese New Year after their reunion dinner with family members, many Chinese will go to the temple to give thanks and pray for a better year.

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Nine Emperor God festival

九皇爺 or Kow Wong Yeh (in cantonese) The Nine Emperor God festival is a nine-day Taoist celebration starting from the 1st day of the 9th lunar month. At the Nine Emperor God temple in Ampang, Selangor it is always a huge celebration where thousands of devotees goes to pray for blessings and to give thanks giving. […]

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The wild Himalayan Cherry Blossom

The Wild Sakura of Thailand My first trip to see the Northern Thailand’s wild Himalayan Cherry Blossom was in end Dec 2011 but it turned out to be too early. After a long and winding road trip up to Kun Chang Kiean, we arrived at a small village park and all we saw was one […]

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Chinese New Year

The year of the Goat The Chinese New Year or Lunar New year is the most important of festival for the Chinese people all over the world. Most Chinese will make an effort to be back home with their family, to have the traditional Reunion dinner with the entire family. Chinese homes are cleaned and […]

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Thaipusam 2015

The Thaipusam festival at Batu Caves On 3 Feb 2015, The Malaysian Tamil community celebrated the Hindus festival of Thaipusam. This festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a Vel ” spear’ so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman. Every year Batu Caves will be filled with thousands of devotees, curious tourists and a […]

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Taiwan Leisure Farm

Enjoy tranquil getaways, experience warm hospitality and get pampered with modern comfort Taiwan Leisure Farm is certainly not your typical impression of farm. In fact it’s more like a resort with a history of farming that emphasized on the natural environment and promoting a sustainable and healthy lifestyle. Some of the farms are still operating their core […]

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