A-Z in Shapes and Objects

When my friends, Jamie and Trudy, were in Thailand in November, Jamie set me an A-Z photographic challenge. I had to take a photograph of things that represent each letter but I had to go through the alphabet in order. It’s taken me a while but here it is 😉

Why don’t you give it a try and see what you come up with 🙂

Bang Phra Reservoir- a good place for the soul

Around 15 km from Bangsaen, Bang Phra reservoir is a beautiful, natural place to visit. The reservoir itself is large, 40 km or so, and it is surrounded by lush grassland and woodland. There is a picnic area where you can relax by the water, and a pathway that meanders through the woods and around the reservoir. It’s a great place to go bird-watching and see the different species in their natural habitat.

 

It was so peaceful and quiet. We were the only ones there apart from the odd runner, or cyclist, who had taken advantage of the beautiful landscape for their daily exercise.

As we walked around we passed a viewing tower from which you can sit and watch the resident and visiting birds at different times of the year. In the distance we saw a flock of Asian Open-Billed Storks and Adjutants resting in the tree tops. Different species of birds, but from where we were we couldn’t really appreciate how big these birds actually are. According to http://www.thaibirding.com on a good day you may well see over 100 species- Bushlark, Prinia, Barred Button Quails, Chinese Francolin, Oriental Darters, Rufous Treepie, Laced Woodpecker to name but a few.

As someone new to bird watching and not really knowing what I am looking for, or where to look for that matter, it is kind off special to be able to see the birds through the binoculars in the first place and then, after consulting my book, to actually name what I have seen. I am getting better, but my friend is constantly asking me “what’s that”? He instantly see birds high up on tree tops, that I, even with binoculars, take several minutes to find, and then invariably too late. But as Chris says, it’s easy for him to tell me the name of the bird, but it’s better that I learn myself and that way I will remember what I have seen.

Bang Phra is a peaceful place and, even if you are not into bird watching, just taking a gentle stroll round the reservoir will sooth your soul and get you out in the fresh air.

Jungle Tripping

I had a couple of days off work, so yesterday afternoon my friends and I decided to go to Khao Kheow forest and wildlife reserve. We then went to Egret Pond at Bang Phra Reservoir to go look at birds. I wanted to go on the hunt for insects, but I soon realised that it was very difficult to take photographs of these little creatures because they don’t stopping moving, and I am not exactly the quietest when tramping through the forest. Nevertheless, here is what I came up with. 😉

 

Mohamad Al Karbi

محمد القربي

Chaotic Shapes

Art and Lifestyle by Brandon Knoll

OMOBIM1

It's a personal journey, envision greatness, soar high, sky is no limit

TripDukaan

We Plan, You Travel

Being Author

Resources and Tools for Authors.

La Dépaysée

Feeling Foreign Around The World

Leadership2Mommyship

Exploring life through a leadership and mothership lens.

Sweta Ojha

A Personified Narrative : Defying Reality. Sketching Imageries.

When I' m With You... Whitney Ibe Blog!

Inspirational,Motivational, Lifestyle, Daily Living, Positivity, Religion

Global Housesitter x2

One Couple, One Globe and No Regrets

1000 Places and Memories

Another blog about best places to visit and memories to share

Roth Poetry

Poetry From the Heart!

Travel | Food | Art

Divya Deepak Rao

Harmony Books & Films, LLC

Tired of being ordinary, then here are some tips for becoming extraordinary.

wishes.spardha

#Health#Fitness#Quotations#Random Life

Art Expedition

a painter´s attempt to conquer the great white canvas

DesignTactician.blog

Approach everything with confidence, and a sense of humor.

fromdreamtoplan

She turned her can'ts into cans and her dreams into plans.

Ute smile

Ute's Happy World

paintdigi

--- ALOZADE a. the artist Show you these artistic creations and ideas. Especially in digital painting. ---- L'artiste ALOZADE a. vous propose ces créations et ses idées artistiques. Surtout en peinture digitale.

La Audacia de Aquiles

"El Mundo Visible es Sólo un Pretexto" / "The Visible World is Just a Pretext".-

Image Earth Travel

Travel and photography blog by Nilla Palmer. Capturing the globe with words and lens. Come travel the world!

neihtn

Village Teacher - The Book & Photographs

livewithstyle19

live your life in your own way

Enchanted Forests

This Blog is about discovering the magic of forests in every aspect of life from a small plant in a metropolis to the forests themselves

jdubqca

poetry by j matthew waters

Savvy Book Writers

How to Publish a Book - Blog with Tips for Writers and Publishers

Lightscapes Nature Photography Blog

Kerry Mark Leibowitz's musings on the wonderful world of nature photography

Insidethelifeofmoi

An eccentric blogger with a pen and a thousand ideas

P e d r o L

storytelling the world

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

helpful writer ramblings from a disturbed mind just like yours

PhotoRos

Eye eye.

Travel Moments

Adventure, Luxury and Beyond

simplygiselle

Come for the sass, stay for the class

J M Lysun

The pleasure of creative writing.

SEEN ALONG THE TRAIL

"I am at home among trees." -J.R.R. Tolkien

infinite satori

FOLLOW YOUR GOOSEBUMPS

From Swerve of Shore

A Blog by Photographer Aaron Joel Santos

The Insatiable Traveler

World Travel | Award-winning Photography| Inspiration | Tips

CEREBRATION

Dedicated to people who stand out of the crowd !!

Storing Hope

Stories about love to restore hope in people's hearts

move to www.HipsterYogi.com

we have moved to www.hipsteryogi.com

%d bloggers like this: