Photography and travel blog

Month: January 2009

More photos from Cambodia

More photos from Cambodia

                                       

Cambodia child merchants

Cambodia child merchants

Cambodia has more child merchants and beggars than any Southeast Asian country I’ve visited. In Thailand, I have not encountered a single one. In Laos, only on Wat Phussy in Luang Prabang and that was after they finished school. And in Vietnam, only the hilltribes […]

Cambodia

Cambodia

Cambodia was the Southeast Asian country I was most looking forward to visiting. In the end, I was very glad to have visited but also relieved to leave. Rural Cambodia is lovely while urban Cambodia is thought-provoking, depressing and angering. This is a country trying […]

Vietnam – Observations

Vietnam – Observations

The best words to describe Vietnam? Asian Randomness. These words were frequently coming out of my mouth. I should probably rephrase that as Vietnamese Randomness since most of the randomness encountered could only happen in Vietnam. Things often don’t make sense here but somehow, I […]

Faces of the Mekong

Faces of the Mekong

I really enjoying people-watching along the Mekong delta. The faces were friendly, the pace was slow and relaxed.        

Viet Nam

Viet Nam

I had some trepidation about visiting Vietnam. I was warned that it would be similar to China in terms of hawking, touts, impatience and aggression, and considering the hard time I had in China, I wasn’t sure about subjecting myself to all that stress again. […]