Somewhere in Southeast Asia

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Pictures around a three-month trip in Asia... Sometimes, it is better to share beautiful shots made by others than personal bad ones. Also, interesting websites, moments of philosophy,...

Emmanuel Massart
by Steve McCurry - Yangon, Myanmar/Burma

Weathering the Elements

"Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity."- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Solar Eclipse, Angkor Wat, 1995 (photo by John McDermott) Angkor Wat, Photos, Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Oh The Places You'll Go, Ny Times, Southeast Asia, Photo Art, Adventure

An iconic photograph of Angkor temple, trying to capture the timeless spirit of the place. Photo : John Mac Dermott.

Coffee in the Bolaven plateau in South Laos is famous for the quality of its production, sold in the whole country. It is one of the face of the current Laos. Here, a report in English to know a bit more. Laos Food, Luang Prabang, Travel Magazines, Travel Goals, Southeast Asia, Wanderlust, English, Foods, Coffee

Sabaidee Lifestyle & Travel Magazine issue 10

The Lao Coffee Trail

Põhja-Laose kaardid ja turismiinfo - Hobo Maps Home Page Luang Namtha, Luang Prabang, Area Map, Vientiane, Central City, City Maps, Travel Info, Southeast Asia, Great Photos

Hobo Maps Home Page

An hidden treasure, free maps of cities of Northern Laos, starting from Vientiane. And also a few things from the other side of the border, in Thailand. A great help for transport, bike tours, detailed city maps,... It can be bought in some locations in the region, as well.

Last year in the backpacker's paradise where there are no rules at least 27 travellers died, and many more were injured

Vang Vieng, Laos: the world's most unlikely party town

Last year in the backpacker's paradise where there are no rules at least 27 travellers died, and many more were injured

Do 'rapidly breeding' Rohingya Muslims really threaten Myanmar's Buddhist identity? Buddhists, Mosques, Tour Guide, Southeast Asia, Temples, Muslim, Told You So, San, Country

Do 'rapidly breeding' Rohingya Muslims really threaten Myanmar's Buddhist identity?

Amid pogroms, Harvard researchers say the 'Rohingya menace' is Myanmar’s version of Reagan’s 'welfare queen' folk tale.

With a man who led one of the most successful nonprofit organizations in Laos missing, the Communist government is under increasing pressure to provide answers. House On Stilts, Buddhist Monk, Laos People, Communism, Guide Book, Brochures, Revolutionaries, Ny Times, Southeast Asia

A mountainous and landlocked country of six million, Laos is often portrayed in guidebooks and tourist brochures as a gentle land of stilt houses along the Mekong River, smiling and easygoing rice farmers, Buddhist monks and village silk weavers. But the contrast to these placid images is a Communist party, formally called the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party, that crushes anything deemed to be a threat to its monopoly on power... An article form the NY Times, not to forget where you are.

Lost Persons Area - “Untitled” by Elliott Erwitt, Pasadena, California (USA), © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos.

- Just after the church, take right to the bus station. - No, the guy said "along the church, keep straight ahead to the bus station !" - Are you kidding ? The street passing by the church leads to the cemetery. - Absolutely not, my dear ! And, I'm going to prove it to you. Photo : Elliott Erwitt - Pasadena, California, 1963