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  • The Making of Monks

    In Myanmar, all boys have to experience "monk-hood" once or several times before they reach the age of 20. In the course of a year, usually during the... Read more

    Posted on 05 August 2018 TRAVEL
  • Twilight

    Twilight

    May 2018, Southern Shan State, Myanmar. We were in a series of meetings to consult villagers regarding their development needs. Luckily for me, I was not the... Read more

    Posted on 22 July 2018 TRAVEL
  • Red

    As our boat cruised towards another one of the many islands scattered all over the Andaman, the setting sun turned the sky into a crimson-red palette and one... Read more

    Posted on 05 March 2018 TRAVEL
  • Snatching Birds from Midair in Nauru

    NO, the above photo is not a scene from one of those "Alien" movies; the men are not worshiping something in the skies but are swinging something in their hands... Read more

    Posted on 18 January 2018 TRAVEL
  • An Irony

    Central Province, Papua New Guinea: The village we wished to visit, according to our local guides, was "not far" compared to those I have previously visited bu... Read more

    Posted on 14 January 2018 TRAVEL
  • Against the Tide

    Bay of Bengal, November 2016. In this part of the bay; the slow tide of development in the countryside and the surge of the internet and communication... Read more

    Posted on 10 December 2017 TRAVEL
  • Day’s End

    Day's End Bay of Bengal, November 2016. As the sun starts to sink, before the sky turns to crimson-red and darkness overcomes daylight; the fishing net has bee... Read more

    Posted on 03 December 2017 TRAVEL
  • Lifeline

    Bay of Bengal, November 2017: Meanwhile, as a complex humanitarian crisis continues to unfold near the northern sections of the Bay of Bengal, life must go on i... Read more

    Posted on 26 November 2017 TRAVEL
  • Click!

    Bay of Bengal, November 2017. My photography always takes the backseat of my priorities when doing field work. More often than not, I am travelling with a tea... Read more

    Posted on 19 November 2017 TRAVEL
  • Day of Saints

    I know I am at least four days late. All Saints' Day is celebrated in most of the Christian world every first of November in honor of all saints, known and... Read more

    Posted on 05 November 2017 TRAVEL
  • Spiky Beach

    Imagine yourself walking barefoot towards the sea for a swim and you encounter this bed of spikes between yourself and the inviting blue waters. Would you... Read more

    Posted on 31 October 2017 TRAVEL
  • Forest Walk

    Forest Walk

    August 2017: This pathwalk inside a mangrove forest in the Island Garden City of Samal, in the Philippines, momentarily brought my imaginative mind into a... Read more

    Posted on 26 September 2017 TRAVEL
  • Peace

    The Island Garden City of Samal is a lovely tropical island in the Davao Gulf adjacent to Davao City. It is very popular with its pristine white sand beaches... Read more

    Posted on 24 September 2017 TRAVEL
  • Rice on the Highlands

    Rice is the staple food of Southeast Asia. In Myanmar, the delta and flood plains of Ayeyarwady River, which crosses the whole stretch of the country, provide... Read more

    Posted on 17 September 2017 TRAVEL
  • Fields of Green

    August 2017: It's probably my 5th visit to this region, the Southern Shan State of Myanmar, and yet I was still as excited as the first time I came. There... Read more

    Posted on 12 September 2017 TRAVEL
  • Faces of Kadayawan 2017

    The Kadayawan Festival, the biggest annual festival being celebrated in Davao City, in the Philippines derives its inspiration from the city's rich cultural... Read more

    Posted on 03 September 2017 TRAVEL
  • Davao City’s Kadayawan Festival

    Davao City’s Kadayawan Festival

    Davao City's Kadayawan Festival Davao City is an independent highly-urbanized city on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, with a population of some... Read more

    Posted on 21 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • The Long-necked Kayan Women – A Surprise Encounter

    Long-necked Kayan Women Surprise Encounter

    The Long-necked Kayan Women - A Surprise Encounter A seemingly unearthly sight of a living human head ethereally suspended, almost separated, from the body by... Read more

    Posted on 18 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • Edible Bird’s Nests and the Swiftlets of Bokpyin

    Edible Bird's Nests and the Swiftlets of Bokpyin The Bokpyin I Knew The Thanintharyi Region is a long, narrow strip of land on the southern section of Myanmar... Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • Just Another Day by the Andaman Sea

    April 2017, Bokpyin Township, Thaninthayi Region, Myanmar: On the week before the annual celebration of the "Thingyan" or Water Festival, the equivalent of... Read more

    Posted on 27 May 2017 TRAVEL