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GALLERIES

People I

Landscapes I

Places

Wildlife

People II

People III

Landscapes II

Photo Story: The destruction of Beijing's ancient hutongs

Sadhus: Nepal's Holy Men

Sadhus: Nepal's Holy Men II

Sadhus: Nepal's Holy Men III

Texture

Photo Story: Khmer Rouge victims, Cambodia

People IV

Nepal 2009

PHOTOS

Maui, USA.

Pao tribeswoman, Burma

Boatman, 1000 islands, Laos

Child wearing thanaka makeup/sunscreen, Burma

Boatman, 1000 Islands, Laos

The weathered hand of a boatman, Vietnam

Boys playing on a bamboo raft, Central Vietnam

Cham family from the Central Highlands, Vietnam

Man from the Cham tribe in Central Vietnam

Young man from the Cham tribe, Central Highlands, Vietnam

Monks collecting food, Luang Prabang, Laos

Young boy from the Khmu tribe, Laos

Dancer, Bangkok

Young man with his pet eagle, Mongolia

Cheers! A pilgrim raises a glass of chang, Tibet.

He used to be a rickshaw driver before being blinded in one eye and then became a monk, Burma

Little girl laughing, Borneo

Young girl, Mabul Island, Borneo

Golden smile, Lhasa, Tibet

Young girl taking a break from working in the fields, Burma

Hooded boy monk, Yangon, Burma

Horseman, Borneo

Puppet seller, Jaisalmer, India

Sister and brother, Burma

Proud old lady, Central Highlands, Vietnam

Hilltribe lady with her pet dog, Central Highlands, Vietnam

Young girl, Laos

Children from the Khmu tribe, Laos

Old lady, Bagan, Burma

Modern and traditional clothing in a hilltribe village, Laos

Apprentice nun laughing, Burma

Little girl on U Bein's bridge, Burma

Cheeky smile, Lijiang, China

Boatman, Yangshuo, China

Old man, Lijiang, China

Brother and sister, Central Highlands, Vietnam

Gatekeeper at a monastery, Mongolia

Young monk outside his monastery, Burma

Monk deep in prayer, Burma

Monk with an intricately carved cane, Burma

Nomad girl, Tibet

Man builing a tall house, Central Highlands, Vietnam

Old man with his cane, Lijiang, China

Elderly monk, Yangon, Burma

Mother and child, Tibet

Nomad girl, Tibet

Young girl selling food, Mandalay, Burma

Pilgrim, Samye, Tibet

Crowded motorbike taxi, Cambodia

Thai boxer, Bangkok, Thailand

Tibetan trader, Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Lady smoking a leaf cigarette, Central Highlands, Vietnam

Pilgrim with her prayer wheel and beads, Tibet

Boy monk, Burma

Prayer flag and stupa near Namche Bazaar, Nepal

Wooden house, Vietnam

Boatman at Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Lhasa, Tibet. Pilgrims burning barley flower and a sweet smelling herb called palou. This ritual is performed every morning on the way to work.

The Gobi desert, Mongolia

Prayer flags, Tibet

Waterfalls in Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve, Northern Sichuan, China

The Golden Rock, Kyaiktiyo, Burma. One of the main pilgrimmage sites for Buddhists. The precariously balanced rock is not being pushed over (as it might look) but is being decorated with small squares of gold leaf by pilgrims.

Nam-Tso, the highest lake in the world, Tibet

Shwedagon Paya, Yangon, Burma

Kaunghmudaw Paya, Sagaing, Burma. Built in 1636 the domed stupa rises 46m and was built to celebrate the town becoming the royal capital.

Late afternoon shadows on Gorkhi-Terelj national Park, Mongolia

Chinthe, half-lion, half-dragon guardian deity, Schwezigon Paya, Bagan, Burma

Dawn mist around the limestone peaks of Yangshuo, China

Monk deep in thought on the roof of Drepung monastery, Tibet

First light on the hills around Kathmandu, Nepal

A fortune teller's room, Mandalay, Burma

Single road through the Gobi desert, Mongolia

Praying in front of Potala Palace, Tibet

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Mongolia

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Mongolia

Silhouettes at dusk, U Bein's bridge, Mandalay, Burma

Grassy plains, Mongolia

Temples around Bagan, Burma

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Mongolia

Storm brewing, Burma

Prayer flags in the wind, Nam-tso, the highest lake in the world, Tibet

Green tree lizard, Mulu National Park, Borneo

Baby vervet monkey at the Batu caves, Malaysia

Sharp snouted frog, Kinabatangan, Borneo

A Gobi camel at the 'singing dunes' in the Gobi desert, so called because of the whistling sound the wind makes as it blows over them.

Eagle stare, Mongolia

Flamingoes, Ngoro Ngoro crater, Tanzania

Kingfisher, Borneo

Male lion, Ngoro Ngoro crater, Tanzania

Lightening storm off Manukan Island, Borneo

Monsoon approaching Manukan Island, Borneo

Horse race during the Kota Belud festival, Borneo

Buddha and bhodi leaf, Laos. Buddha was said to have achieved enlightenment while sitting under a bhodi tree.

Silhouette of the gate to That Luang temple in Vientiane, Laos

Young monk at Shwedagon Paya, Yangon, Burma

Boy, Battambang, Cambodia

Silhouette of an apprentice monk in Luang Namtha, Laos

Young man in traditional performance costume, Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Girl with thanakha makeup, Bago, Burma

Yulong River, Yangshuo, Guangxi province, China

Karst peaks around Yangshuo, Guangxi province, China

Yuanyang rice terraces, Yunnan province, China

Reflections along the Yulong River, Yangshuo, Guangxi province, China

Balloons float through the early morning mist surrounding Yangshuo, China

Old hutong area in the midst of destruction, Beijing

Shopping bags, Beijing. Despite the ecomonic boom in China, the gap between the rich and poor is increasing

Redevelopment behind an iron fence, Beijing

A billboard sign proclaims harmony but directly behind it ancient homes are being torn down to make way for new development. The residents are evicted without compensation

A hutong in Beijing. Hutongs, meaning narrow alleyways, are the heart and soul of old Beijing but are being wiped out to make way for modern apartments in the lead up to the Beijing Olympics

Typical hutong, Beijing

Narrow alleyways lead to secluded courtyards

Dawn view from the top of Mount Kinabalu, Borneo

Reclining Buddha with storm approaching, Bago, Burma

Summit of Mote Croce di Serra, Umbria, Italy

Little girl from the Khmu tribe, Laos

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Sadhu, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Wood

Bricks

Cracked wall

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Cabbage

Autumn trees, Mongolia

Cypress Tree

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Autumn leaf

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Sea and clouds

Ruined pagodas, Burma

Ruined temple, Burma

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Silhouettes after sunset

Pyrenees

Bodnath Temple, Kathmandu

Beggar, Kathmandu

Pokhara, Nepal

Sadhu dancing, Kathmandu

View from my window, Kathmandu

Sadhus, Kathmandu

Kathmandu