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Myanmar Photo Tour: Sittwe & Mruak U

It’s a bit after the fact but I’m finally getting around to posting about this year’s  optional extension to my Myanmar photo tour in which we visited the 600-year old temples & stupas of Mrauk U.  Mrauk U lies on a rocky isolated plateau in western Myanmar, and was once one of most spectacular royal [...]

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Myanmar Part 4: Mandalay to Bagan

It’s been a few weeks since my Myanmar tour ended, but today, here in Hoi Anh Vietnam, I’ve finally found enough free time to post some images. Please enjoy the following 38 photos Mandalay and Bagan. In the next week or so, I’ll be posting at least one more time about the Myanmar tour, before [...]

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Myanmar Part 3: Around Mandalay

I hope you don’t mind if I just reprint a few lines of Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem “On the road to Mandalay” and let you enjoy 21 new images from my recent, Amazing Myanmar Photo Tour. “On the road to Mandalay”….those with a wanderlust will surely relate….. Ship me somewheres east of Suez, where the [...]

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Myanmar Part 2: Mandalay

“Mandalay” is the name of a famous poem by Rudyard Kipling that was first published in 1892. The poem colorfully illustrates the nostalgia and longing of a soldier of the British Empire for Asia’s exoticism, and generally for the countries and cultures located “East of Suez”, as compared to the cold, damp and foggy climates [...]

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Myanmar Part 1: Yangon and Bago

Greetings from Yangon. We’ve just arrived from Inle lake. The main tour is just ending today and the optional extension starts tomorrow morning, yet this is the first opportunity that I’ve had to blog about this trip! I have over 100 images from the trip to share with you, so I better get some uploaded [...]

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Southeast Asia Photo Tour 2014: Part 3

Here’s the last post from the Southeast Asia Photo Tour, starting with a few shots of the waterfalls outside of Luang Prabang, moving to Phnom Penh, Cambodia and ending with a group shot in Siem Reap, at Ta Phrom temple. Thanks to all participants for coming along and thanks to all of you for following [...]

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Southeast Asia Photo Tour 2014: Part 2

Greetings from sleepy little Luang Prabang Laos! After leaving Bangkok, our group headed to northern Thailand’s Golden Triangle where we made photographs in rice paddies along the Mekong river, explored local temples and monasteries and observed monks chanting at a hilltop retreat. We even made a quick foray into Myanmar, to experience the profound differences [...]

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India Photo Tour: Black and White

In keeping with tradition, each year during the India photo tour, I post a selection of black and white images. In the process of shooting these images I didn’t actually set my camera to black and white, but rather I shot them in color and then afterwards, looked for ones that seemed like they might [...]

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India Photo Tour: Random Images From The Last Few Days

Our group left Pushkar with empty batteries and full memory cards after an amazing two days of living “in-tents” and doing some “intense” shooting . I had a few left over images from the day before we arrived to Pushkar fair and a few images from the day after, so thought I’d slap together a [...]

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India Photo Tour: Pushkar Fair

Pushkar Mela (or Pushkar Fair) is an annual camel and livestock fair, held in the town of Pushkar in the State of Rajasthan, India. Thousands of camels are traded each year at the fair which has been going on for three centuries. The Pushkar Fair draws thousands of camera toting tourists, camels and livestock traders.  [...]

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Angkor Photo Workshop 5

Battambang, the last stop on the 2014 Angkor Photo Workshop is home to many wonderful photo opportunities including the unique [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 4

The next stop on this year’s  Angkor Photo Workshop was Battambang. Battambang is Cambodia’s second largest city and the capital [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 3

After finishing one week of intensive work doing photo assignments in Siem Reap, Angkor Photo Workshop participants headed to Cambodia’s [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 2

For the last few months I’ve been incredibly busy,  priorities dictated that I take a brief hiatus from blogging. Now [...]

Angkor Photo Workshop 2014

On this date 3 years ago, utterly exhausted, yet satisfied and delighted, I sat and pondered the memories of my [...]

Crucifixion in Tuburan Philippines: Good Friday 2014

Yesterday, in Tuburon Philippines, on Good Friday, 54-year-old Gilbert Bargayo was nailed to a cross during a reenactment of Jesus [...]