Showing posts from February, 2021


Hong Kong Disneyland and the New Castle

To say I love Disneyland is an understatement. I'm all against cooperate greed, but everyone is allowed to have a happy place. And the magical kingdom can sometime really distract me from the stress of daily life. Covid has made it harder for us to travel and see our families. So the socially distanced setup of Disneyland does provide some refuge from the cabin fever. I've been visiting Hong Kong Disneyland since 2017 and just realised I i've never written about it. But now that the new princess castle is ready after almost three years, it's only fair I share some thoughts and pictures. I was going to see the castle in November 2020, but they shut down Disneyland just before my scehduled visit due to the fourth wave of covid-19 in Hong Kong. This has been a long and serious wave and I'm just happy we are over it and hope we have no more.  New castle The castle pays tribute to 13 stories, where our princess and queens have over come hardship in the face of adversit

Bishop Hill Reservior

Sometime in December the news surfaced that a century old reservoir had been discovered during the demolition work at Bishop hill. Before you know it, photographers and Instagramers made their way there, flooding my feed with vintage looking photos.  So obviously I had to go see it myself. I waited a bit, hoping it would be less crowded after a months so better social distancing could be practiced. The Fenced off Reservoir I made a plan and dragged Anand to another random adventure. We we got there we realised that I was a few weeks late. For safety reason the site had been fenced off to the general public.  But our trip to bishop hill wasn't a waste. we did explore a new area and came across a lot of love for table tennis. On every nook and corner of the hill there were tables set up for the sport, some areas had single tables, but where space permitted two or more were set up. We must have come across atleast 50 on the route we took. As we walked passed it we saw people actively