A well maintained microcosm of diverse environments to support all shapes, sizes and colors of winged birds, Jurong Bird Park is a paradise for anyone who loves photography or bird-spotting.
The incubation center and nursery helps protect and raise rare bird species and a wide variety of information about the importance of conserving wildlife is presented through many bird shows and merchandise.
Though I must mention that I am a little skeptical about the conditions some of the birds - especially those that are caged in tighter, smaller cages - live in since as much of a rarity it is to see these birds, it is equally disheartening to see them in potentially restricted, unhealthy conditions as well.
But despite that, this has to be one of the most well maintained and well kept bird/animal attractions I’ve come across - other than, of course, the Singapore Zoo itself.
Dharamsala is a major hub for the Tibetan government in exile and their ongoing struggle. Along the streets of McLeod Ganj, you can find material on Buddhism, on the Dalai Lama, and on the Tibetan cause - most of which, in the form of books and booklets, is distributed free of cost to tourists from within India and abroad, to spread and raise awareness.
Here, many innocent faces, along with those of the Dalai Lama and Buddha peer out from countless book covers, post cards and brochures, attempting to give shape, voice and and an image to the Tibetan struggle for freedom and independence.