A day in Asia

Ladies and gentlemen, it's raining!

Three on a motorbike under a heavy rain

Three on a motorbike under a heavy rain, Cambodia, Siem Reap

 

People in the countryside love it, city dwellers hate it, we wait for it.

Today it's raining, ladies and gentlemen.  READ MORE »

River dry

Dried up river near Siem Reap, Cambodia

Dried up river near Siem Reap, Cambodia

 

Cambodia. April. Hot.

Lakes are shrinking in size, rivers are drying.  READ MORE »

Transparent food

Soft drink can made of transparent plastic with metal top

Soft drink can made of transparent plastic with metal top, Siem Reap, Cambodia

 

Even if we are resting after three days tour all around temples of Angkor, it does not mean that there are no interesting things to discover, but on a smaller scale.  READ MORE »

Carving my soul

Banteay Srey temple, one of the Angkor complex

Banteay Srey temple, one of the Angkor complex

 

Angkor temples, day number three. After watching the birth of a waterfall on a mountain of Kbal Spean, we also were able to make it to Banteay Srey temple, and the mad rush with a tuk-tuk through the red road with red puddles was well worth it.  READ MORE »

Rooting in Angkor

Temple in Angkor complex, overrun by forest, trees and roots

Temple in Angkor complex, overrun by forest, trees and roots

 

Obviously, one day in the Angkor temple complex in Cambodia is not enough.  READ MORE »

Angkor Wat: one of the three

Reflection of Angkor Wat in a pond nearby

Reflection of Angkor Wat in a pond nearby

 

At last, no need for words: Angkor Wat.  READ MORE »

Weapons' art

Sculpture made from old weapons

Sculpture made from an old weapon, Cambodia, Siem Reap

 

Stumbled upon a few sculptures made from old weapons while walking in Siem Riep, Cambodia.  READ MORE »

Mantis guesthouse

Praying mantis in the guesthouse

Praying mantis in the guesthouse

 

Praying mantis is somewhat of a symbol of nature, wildlife and freedom to me. From many years ago I was seeing pictures of it in magazines like "National Geographic" and adoring the crystal sharp close up shots of this exotic creature.  READ MORE »

Toothpick symbolism

Toothpick which was probably produced by using the sophisticated tool of an axe

Toothpick which was probably produced by using the sophisticated tool of an axe

 

Meet the toothpick. He was produced somewhere in Vietnam, but travelled together with me to Cambodia. It became dear to me.
With the imperfect form it serves as a symbol.  READ MORE »

Traditional boredom

Sun rising over the clouds, boat, sea and patch of sand

Sun rising over the clouds, boat, sea and patch of sand, Cambodia, Koh Russei

 

I am sorry, but I can not resist.  READ MORE »

The perfect combination

Late evening chess

Late evening chess, Cambodia, Koh Russei 

Late evening on the beach:
Evening breeze and sea sough for soothing the nerves.  READ MORE »

Valuable revisitation

Night fishing action

Night fishing action, Cambodia, Koh Russei 

These months of travel bring nearly as much new things, experiences and thoughts, as my whole life before. Sometimes not new at all, but old as gold instead.  READ MORE »

Do like the Swedes do

Chair flipped over by stormy wind

Chair flipped over by stormy wind, Cambodia, Koh Russei 

Leaving such location as Lithuania for warm and sunny Asia, was I to know that I will actually miss rain and wind?  READ MORE »

Solitary time

Solitary crab

Solitary crab, Cambodia, Koh Russei 

Spending first days of the seven that we'll be on the Bamboo island. Without internet I feel just like this solitary crab.  READ MORE »

Trust the Porsche (aka Happy Khmer New Year!)

Porsche featured on a Cambodian bank note of 500 riel

Porsche featured on a Cambodian bank note of 500 riel

 

Part 1
Had three occasions to celebrate the New Year this year.
The first one was On December 31st in Lithuania. Christian.  READ MORE »

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