This is 2006 in Bangkok – we tried some of this specialities. However its so long time ago I don’t remember. Thanks.
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Rishikesh is the Gateway to the Himalayas and its nice! I recommend everyone to go there – even the Beatles did in the 60ies.
Still trying to find paradise.
This time: Indonesia – long distance train service.
A guy I came across in Mumbai, he did not become my friend however.
Ho Chi Ming is omnipresent. Taken in Hochiminh City.
This water buffalo photo shows an asian water buffalo, found in Vietnam. I heard they produce some great water buffalo milk, water buffalo yogurt and even water buffalo mozzarella!
Life was fun in my 20ies. Half a year studying at university and half a year travelling through the world. The picture was taken in 1993.
A random pick – on a business trip in 2006. Traffic Conditions and transport are even worse than in the UK (I know).
Taken in Sumatra, Indonesia. Driftwood can be used as part of decorative furniture or other art forms, and is a popular element in the scenery of fish tanks.
Sikh religion considers the beard to be part of the nobility and dignity of their manhood. Sikhs also refrain from cutting their hair and beards out of respect for the God-given form. Alright – let your manhood grow! British people [and the british army] are highly indebted and obliged to Sikhs for a long time. [...]
Indian actuation of a Ferris Wheel – and a rather human manual actuation. Near Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.
Streets over Streets
Ho Chi Minh died on the morning of 2 September 1969, at his home in Hanoi at age 79 from heart failure. In Vietnam today, he is regarded by the Communist government with god-like status in a nationwide personality cult, even though the government has abandoned most of his economic policies since the mid-1980s. He is still [...]
Puppies being sold on a busy street in Saigon, Vietnam.
Barber in Vietnam.
A candle throws its light into the darkness In a nasty world,so shines the good deed Make sure the fortune, that you seek Is the fortune you need. Taken in Borobudur.
Slaved into brittle and worked for a lifetime Shaved into rhythm to die on duty The Death of A Workhorse (obituary archives)
Back to somewhere back to anywhere – time has no meaning. I go with you Taken in Sumatra, Indonesia.
This one was shot from my hotel room. There’s not much room in Hong Kong…
Purple Lotus flowers to be found in Vietnam. It grows in the deep mud, far away from the sun. But, sooner or later, the Lotus reaches the light becoming the most beautiful flower. The meanings of Lotus flowers are different across the cultures of the world. The Lotus can be associated with the soul of the humans or [...]
Snake charming is the practice of pretending to hypnotise a snake by playing an instrument. The snake charmers typically stitch closed the mouth of their performing snakes, leaving just enough opening for the animal to be able to move its tongue in and out. The downside for the snakes is that they soon die of [...]
This guy drove us insane by following us in Delhi India for one hour. Talking to him did not really help – all we got was insane staring to an unbearable extent. We escaped by jumping into a taxi. Can you feel the crazy eyes?
Jama Masjid in Delhi is the largest mosque in India. The courtyard of the mosque can hold up to twenty-five thousand worshippers. The image was taken before a thunder storm.
This landscape pic was taken near Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India in HDR.
We all know how to lay around and waste time – but can we relax and enjoy the nothingness? Doing nothing can be even hard work sometimes. But I believe we all need to apply more methods to relax like these stress-reducing techniques shown on the picture. So? Do nothing!
An unforgettable night with this Indonesian band in Jakarta. They were the exact opposite to rock’n roll but good.
Beautiful flower pics: purple flowers of the rice to be found in Vietnam. I don’t know what they are called but I watched a guy picking them from a rice field hence I call them rice flowers.
The monument comprises six square platforms topped by three circular platforms, and is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues (and lots of stupas) Approximately 40 kilometers northwest of Yogyakarta, Borobudur is located in an elevated area between two twin volcanoes, Sundoro-Sumbing and Merbabu-Merapi. The construction has been estimated to have taken 75 years. Just a great place!
These freshly graduated girls begged me to takes picture of them so I did.
Where can you find love in Bangkok these days? Btw, this is not an asianporn / asiansex site.
This guy is clearly practicising third eye meditation in his car. He’s observing in that moment chakras and auras. It’s time for awakening you third eye now.
1 night in china at a posh bar in Shanghai. Forgot the name of the bar – but it’s a common hangout for expats.
Taken in Bangkok. To watch the fight is much fun – lots of shouting and betting. Muay Thai is referred to as the “Art of Eight Limbs” or the “Science Of Eight Limbs” because it makes use of punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes, thus using eight “points of contact”, as opposed to “two points” [...]
Cao Đài (道高台) is a syncretistic, monotheistic religion, officially established Vietnam, in 1926. Roughly 3 millions are following. Cao Dai says there are 36 levels of heaven and 72 planets harboring intelligent life, with number one being the closest to heaven and 72 nearest to Hell. Earth is number 68. It is said that even the lowest citizen on planet [...]
Bangkok, Thailand - some soldiers hanging out and having fun. Joe is out of school didnt fucking ask for much couldnt get a job the marines his last hope down at the frontline with a gun not a toy killing many men not asking what for Joes family the comrads next to him die one [...]
Photo of myself in Singapore in 2006. Taken by a smart salesman.
Amazingly poor work environment and working conditions in this sweatshop in India. I wonder what’s the average weekly pay? Accidentally came across workshop in New Dehli’s old city in 2006.
Been there many time in my 20ties in the 90ties as a backpacker. This place changed quite a bit towards mass tourism and entertainment. E.g. you can find a Burger King there now etc.
If you manage to squeeze yourself into that cave you get to a really nice cave full of Buddhas and stuff. Great travel experience. Bit like this one.
My trip was horrible. The plane was struck by lightning which considerably delayed the scheduled arrival time!