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Trip: Southeast Asia 2008

There are [7] stories from my trip: Southeast Asia 2008


Handicrafts by handicaps.

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | Views [4884] | Comments [2]

On the way to the Cu Chi Tunnels, our bus stopped by a lacquer painting shop. The paintings and other handicrafts were assembled by handicapped people, mostly war victims who were no longer eligible to work in offices or farms but who still wanted ... Read more >

Tags: ho chi minh, lacquer painting, people, vietnam


Stop. Look. Listen.

VIETNAM | Saturday, 28 Nov 2009 | Views [769]

...and especially before crossing the streets of Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon). These motorbikes are ubiquitous in Saigon, their traffic--oftentimes en masse--make it quite challenging to get across the street. This particular photo was ... Read more >

Tags: ho chi minh, street life, vietnam


Gallery: The Russian Market

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 7 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

At the Tuol Tumpoung Market (or more popularly known as the Russian Market) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Gallery: Choeung-Ek

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 7 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

The Killing Fields: the place where the Khmer Rouge executed several thousand people between during the 1970s.
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Haggling is an art form.

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 7 Dec 2008 | Views [830]

The Tuol Tumpoung Market (commonly known as the Russian Market) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is a good place to buy gifts and souvenirs. You can find silks, clothes, pottery, antiques, wood and stone carvings, backpacks, watches, food, and what-have-... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, culture, epiphany, haggling, market, musings, people, phnom penh


Gallery: S-21 Museum

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 6 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

The Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, the notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21) of the Khmer Rouge regime during the 1970s.
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Gallery: Vietnam Lacquer Painting

VIETNAM | Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | Photo Gallery

Sidetrip to a Vietnamese lacquerware arts factory run by handicapped war victims.
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