Tag: asia


January 8, 2009

in order to have your prayer listen to you must offer as many sacrifices as possible (in this case coins, mearly nickels/rappens/bani/cents), and what a better way than under the warming guidance of mother…

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seeking protection

January 7, 2009

these demons are really really impressive, about 5m tall, vivid colors, one could just stare at them for dozens of minutes in a row

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wonders of the modern world

January 1, 2009

can you imagine working for the electricity company, you answer a home call, and when you reach the client’s premises you see THIS is the electric distribution panel?!

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evening rituals

December 31, 2008

throughout the country in the after the dusk you can see people everywhere sacrificing money (cheap photocopies) and other “valuables”, regardless of the weather or the development in front of your porch, like this man

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December 30, 2008

has everyone seen Mulan?! ūüėČ leaving that on aside, i really liked this setup in front of the One Pillar Pagoda in Hanoi, a really beautiful, small pagoda

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rice water-puppets

December 29, 2008

one of the nicest things to see in Hanoi. these water-puppets are made of rice, so their usage is quite limited, each 3 months a new set needs to be done. the stage consists in a “huge” swimming pool, the shows illustrating different episodes of the vietnamese life throughout the year

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Ha Long Bay

December 22, 2008

probably the nicest thing Vietnam has to offer after Sapa (which was¬†unaccessible¬†due to the massive land-slides), being of course a World Heritage Site. the vietnamese were pretty disapointed it didnt make on the list of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World. i must admit it was funny to see ad-posters promoting it as the […]

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Buddha park

December 21, 2008

¬†only few km from Vinentiane (Lao‚Äôs capital), most probably the most important site to visit in the area, besides the shooting range in Vientiane, it consists in an interesting collection of statues from Buddhism and Hindu religions, most of them are on average of about 2m high but some are really impressive, as the huge […]

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Rural landscape

December 20, 2008

absolutely my¬†favorite¬†picture from this¬†autumn’s¬†asia trip. i have seen the location from the bus so second day i skipped the group activity, tubing, rented a motorcycle, figured it out how to change the gears, and here i was driving for about ¬†1 1/2 hrs to this great place. i had to run through the paddy-field, which […]

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Long way to go…

December 19, 2008

Tobe honest I didn’t get it why was she brooming when there was abs no house in the nearby…

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Lao kids

December 18, 2008
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