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A photowalk to Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen.

Earlier this month I went on a photowalk with the “Bangkok Photographers” Facebook group heading from Talat Phlu BTS station in the (very general and roundabout) direction of Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen via the back streets of Bangkok Yai, on … Continue reading

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“Tak Bat” (alms giving, Luang Prabang, Laos)

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Hong Kong 2016 – a brighter outlook.

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Phi Ta Khon, the video

After 6 weeks of postponing, prevaricating and generally being lazy, I have finally finished editing the video that I took at the “Ghost festival” at Dan Sai. drum roll please ……

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Phi Ta Khon, the “Ghost Festival” of Dan Sai.

As you will have read from the last couple of posts, I have been up north lately, mainly for the Phi Ta Khon festival held last week in Dan Sai, in Loei province. This festival has been held for hundreds … Continue reading

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The temples of Bagan

After the kings of ancient Bagan converted to Buddhism they began a frenzy of temple building from the 11th to 13th century, constructing over 3000 stupas, chedis, and temples in that time before the city was apparently abandoned because of … Continue reading

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