Category: Asia

large reclining Buddha (in gold) with inscriptions on large feet

The Reclining Buddha statue at Wat Pho is 15 meters tall and 46 meters long. The statue and the building that houses it were created in 1832.

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Sign in Yangshuo China on safe bicycle riding

Next to this on the wall (in Yangshuo, China) was another posted with all the text in Chinese on various topics.

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Wedding photo shoot with Hoi An Japanese Bridge in the background

Wedding photo shoot with the Japanese Bridge in the background, Hoi An, Vietnam. Hoi An has a very touristy but still nice and picturesque old town (it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site). The bridge dates to the 16th or 17th century.

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Outside golden wall with relief art

Statues "holding up" golden temple

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people on bridge over river

Stone bridge over river (that I was rafting down) in Yangshuo, China.

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Beach, Bako National Park

Beach, Bako National Park, Borneo, Malaysia.

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Stone wall inside Angkor Wat with relief figures and decorative windows

Inside Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Very blue pool of water in the forest

The water really is that color blue. See more photos of my visit to the Kuang Si Waterfalls in Laos.

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stone carvings of people on a wall

I think this areas is called the Leper King Terrace on the North end of the Terrace of the Elephants in the Angkor Thom complex, north of Bayon temple (Siem Reap, Cambodia). There is a narrow pathway that winds between the wall of the terrace.

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