A day in Asia

Infinity ratio

Overloaded bus, one of numerous in Cambodia

Overloaded bus, one of numerous in Cambodia

 

There were many occasions that we've seen three, four, five or even six people on a motorbike in Vietnam, also we have been witnesses and participants when twenty four people managed to get in a minibus with sixteen seats, and travel successfully for some hundred kilometers.  READ MORE »

Inevitable knowing

Fireworks at night in Serendipity beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Fireworks at night in Serendipity beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

 

Though the time of travel is limited, it is not easy to leave the seaside and travel into the mainland, especially knowing that the time spent away from the sea will be at least two months.  READ MORE »

The case of hotel "Lazy"

Internet cafe in a wooden hut, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Internet cafe in a wooden hut, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

 

Would you like an air-conditioned and spacey internet cafe with huge LCDs around?  READ MORE »

Dreadful transformation

Relaxed family on beach during sunset, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Relaxed family on beach during sunset, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

 

Peaceful and sometimes (when there's not too many motorbikes around) quiet beach town of Sihanoukville in Southern Cambodia.  READ MORE »

Break the evil circle

Releasing birds in Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Releasing birds in Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

There are various ways that a casual tourist can be parted with his money during his travels.

Beggars play on your conscience, sometimes using the heavy artillery - small crying kids.  READ MORE »

The legend of variety

Statues inside Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Statues inside Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

Wat Phnom is the main temple of Phnom Penh, situated on the hill, according to the legend - the place where the city "started".  READ MORE »

The problematic singularity

Street getting darker as evening sets in, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Street getting darker as evening sets in, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 

Cambodia greeted us with heat and dense traffic in Phnom Penh.  READ MORE »

Life on the water

Woman rowing boat in Mekong Delta, Chau Doc, Vietnam

Woman rowing boat in Mekong Delta, Chau Doc, Vietnam

Shot on Mekong river, en route from Chau Doc in Vietnam, to Cambodian border.  READ MORE »

Men's daily

Asian boy with a collectible card, Can Tho, Vietnam

Asian boy with a collectible card, Can Tho, Vietnam

 

He just came back from school. I was drinking ice coffee in his mother's street stall. We communicated for a few minutes, then he showed me his treasure, smiled and walked away.  READ MORE »

Sunrise duty

Mekong Delta in Vietnam is a big, fertile and densely populated region. Fishermen, cargo shipping companies, floating markets and everything else have it's place on the coast of this majestic river.

Fisherman in Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam

Fisherman in Mekong Delta, Can Tho, Vietnam

A guy in the photograph above is a fisherman, pictured just before the sunrise.  READ MORE »

Fruity encyclopaedia

Southeast Asia is a fruit paradise. There are often times when we drop by a small family owned stall on the street and ask for a fruit shake. They ask "which one", presenting a list of some 20 varieties.

Fruit varieties in Vietnam

Fruit varieties in Vietnam

It is difficult to choose, as half of it is unknown, and even with a known part there is a problem, since all of them are very tasty.  READ MORE »

Packing taken to the limit

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Christian unexpectancies

Palm Sunday on motorbikes in Saigon

Palm Sunday on motorbikes in Saigon

 

Some of Vietnamese living in Saigon are Christians. A few not very usual things though - you can yousually see people on motorbikes in the street looking at mass held in a church (in this case the Notre Damme of Saigon).  READ MORE »

On the other side

Helicopter's machine gun in Saigon's war remnants museum

Helicopter's machine gun in Saigon's war remnants museum

 

The museum was earlier called "American war crimes museum".  READ MORE »

Chance for a lifetime

Disabled people working in a factory

Disabled people working in a factory, Saigon outskirts, Vietnam

 

Really good initiative, integration project of the disabled into the society, and a source of income.  READ MORE »

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