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Lovely women in traditional costume served our Loy Krathong dinner.

Loy Krathong

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Loy Krathong is a special festival celebration in Thailand in November. Float your sorrows away and release your hopes and dreams into the heavens.

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To Myanmar With Love

Gill Pattison paints a picture of Yangon's art world

To Myanmar With Love - tomyanmarwithlove [630]

Visiting crowded city apartment buildings and quiet rural back lanes, Gill Pattison discovers Myanmar's up-and-coming artists.

Destinations: Burma | Yangon
Topics: Culture | Art
The construction of homes remain unchanged. Reeds and Bamboo are used in the construction. The floor is mud caked into somewhat of a rigid structure, which serves as sleeping quarters

An Unexpected Visit to the Original People of Kerala

Yehuda Kovesh - cochinjew [237]

The Forest Dwelling Tribal People of Kerala are a distinct group of people, living in their world, as they have done for thousands of years. In the current rush to modernize unevenly in an India,...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Singapore | Vietnam | India | Cambodia
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture

Japan's Myanmar-born designer Zarny Shibuya

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,647]

Japan accepts few immigrants and struggles to integrate long-term foreign residents. But Myanmar-born Zarny Shibuya has managed not only to win acceptance but to triumph as a model and a designer.

Destinations: Burma | Japan
Topics: People | Art
Shining Buddha 07, 2007, Acrylic on canvas, 119x151cm

Shining Buddha

May Thanda Oo - maythandaoo [70]

The Shining Buddha series of Di Pa is the combination of Buddha images and imagination of artist Di Pa. The colour contrast, reflection effects, brush strokes, creation of shining become a unique...

Destinations: Burma
Topics: Art
Dani village in the Kurulu area, Baliem valley, Papua Barat, Indonesia

Baliem valey's mummies

Carlo Ottaviano Casana - cocasana [40]

Wim Tok Mabel's mummy held by one of his descendant. Apparently the mummy is 362 years old. Wim Tok Mabel was a "big man" and everybody in the valley wanted his advices. Even nowadays somebody is...

Destinations: Malaysia | Indonesia | Singapore | Hong Kong | Mekong River | Cambodia | Laos | Burma | Indochina | Maldives | Thailand
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Nine Monks with Fans, 2001, Acrylic on canvas, 152.5 x 152.5 cm

Min Wae Aung - Golden Passage

Global Directions Inc. - Global_Directions [4,727]

* * * * * Min Wae Aung ['s] almost photo-realist figures of monks, nuns and novices ... have captured the imagination of numerous collectors and museums around the world. - Ian Findlay-Brown ,...

Destinations: Burma | Yangon
Topics: Art
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