Tag Archives: Asia

Old Man and Young Boy

Old man and young child

Photo by Bill Hunter, taken in China, 1982. He was teaching summer courses on statistics and industrial engineering in China before China was still mostly closed to foreigners. After the courses he took a week or two vacation to visit a China few foreigners had seen to that point. See more photos of China in 1982.

See more photos by Bill Hunter.

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Unmade Stone Temple in Siem Reap

Many stones laid out in the jungle that used to make a stone temple

When I was visiting Siem Reap there were numerous locations where work was going on to put temples back together. That included less know smaller temples but even Ta Prohm had quite a bit of stones being arranged to rebuild parts of the temple complex.

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Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand

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 – Hoi An, Vietnam

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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View from the Porch of my Cabin in Laos

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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