If you are wondering how to pass time or want to build a spectacular resume you are at the right place. To get away from the monotony of life, and to boost your happy hormones you need something fresh and challenging. Especially living in Vizag, which is not a metropolitan city, you need an offbeat way to vent and get your creative juices flowing by picking up hobbies. This is where we scoop in to bring you this list of offbeat hobbies you can pick up for your pass time.
Here are some offbeat hobbies to pursue in Vizag for that dopamine hit!
“I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream”. – Vincent Van Gogh.
Araku, Paderu, and Lammasingi are prime locations for stargazing near Vizag. Being able to capture the beautiful starry sky is a whole other art form and an out-of-the-world experience. A tripod, a wide-angle lens with the setting of a minimum aperture of 2.8, and tuning the camera to a high ISO are all one needs to capture the dreamy star trails. It is a perfect blend of two hobbies, stargazing, and photography. If interested, one can invest their time in honing their skills by watching videos and reading books about astrophotography. A good telescope is also a worthy investment.
‘Sometimes the safest place to be is underwater’ – A novel by Marisa Reichardt
Vizag has magical dive sites that deserve to be explored. Scuba diving is an interesting offbeat hobby in Vizag to pursue if one loves to be underwater and explore aquatic life. Soon this hobby can be turned into a serious profession as and when one completes certified courses from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) and completes the required number of dives. Livein Adventures and Universal Adventures in Vizag is the place to visit for taking up this hobby earnestly. Underwater photography too can be picked up at a later stage
“In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.” – Robert Lynd
One can join the Vizag Bird Watcher’s Society to explore this hobby and socialize. Vizag is blessed with Kondakarla Ava bird sanctuary, Mudasarlova water reservoir park, Indira Gandhi zoological park, and many other areas. Bird-watching or birding requires patience but it is worth the time and effort it takes. A pair of binoculars or a camera and utmost silence needs to be carried for this expedition.
Sand Art at the Beach
“In every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.” – Rachel Carson
One ought to make the best use of the stunning beaches in Vizag. One can start small by building sandcastles on their day out at the beach and slowly enhance their artistic skills. With patience, determination and dedication there is nothing that cannot be achieved. Popular sand artists from Vizag have over the years utilized their art to convey social messages. One can channel their energy into this skill and create beauty.
“Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.” – Maya Angelou
Kuchipudi is the classical dance form of Andhra Pradesh. Although dance is a very common hobby among Vizagites, more and more people should sign up for this graceful art form. One can check out Kuchipudi Kalakshetram, Kuchipudi Kalakendram, and other dance schools in Vizag. It is not only a great hobby but also the responsibility of one and all to preserve the state’s culture.
Let us know which one of these offbeat hobbies in Vizag you will choose to pursue.