Tagged: SE 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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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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Beach, Bako National Park

Beach, Bako National Park, Borneo, Malaysia.

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close up of purple orchid, with many more in the background

Purple orchid at the Singapore Orchid Garden

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Purple Orchid

View from my cabin porch with laptop in the foreground

View from the porch of my cabin in Luang Prabang, Laos with my laptop in the foreground. This was a wonderful place to work.

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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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4 common sandpipers running on the beach

Common sandpipers on the beach in Tanjung Piai National Park – the Southernmost Point in Continental Asia (near Johor Bahru, Malaysia and Singapore).

The Birds look like they are the “common sandpiper” to me but please comment if you have an accurate identification.

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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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Waterfall, Swiftcurrent Lake Trail, Glacier National Park