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Cambodian silk industry on its last threads

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

Cambodia's silk industry in trying to save its precious silkworms and keep centuries-old traditions alive...

Destinations: Phnom Penh
Topics: Culture
Ho Chi Minh's residence, Hanoi.

A day visiting Uncle Ho and my new Hanoi family

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

One morning I woke up and decided to pay my respects to Ho Chi Minh, the revered father of modern Vietnam. By the day's end, I took away more treasures from the people of Hanoi.

Destinations: Hanoi | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | 20th Century History | Traditions | War & Conflict
Kuta Beach

Picture Story

Leeya Amin - leeyayid [82]

Fun experience

Destinations: Bali | Singapore | Shandong | Melaka | Langkawi | Beijing | Johor | Kuching | Sarawak | Harbin | Kuala Lumpur | Bawean
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Art | Photography | People | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Sports | Ancient History | Traditions | Culture | Food | Nature
Inside the National Museum court yard.  Visitors are not allowed to photograph the statuary housed inside the building.

Distant Relatives in Flesh and Stone

peter barnes - pdbarnes [375]

The National Museum seemed like a good place to get our cultural bearings. And it was, meaning it was the first in a long line of the unexpected in Cambodia.

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Topics: Economy | Culture | Travel | Photography | People | War & Conflict | Art | Ancient History
One of the Quay Hotel's many killer breakfasts.  This is a divine combination of banana pancakes, peanut praline sauce and dollop of butter lightly altered mysterious and French ways.

Courteous Chaos on the Streets

peter barnes - pdbarnes [375]

Cambodia is changing fast. The genteel disregard for traffic rules may not last long. For the moment it is an image of a nation getting things done with insufficient horsepower.

Destinations: Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Topics: Culture | Economy | Travel | People | Photography
Preparing for early morning fishing  on the river.

The Completely Naked Lady

peter barnes - pdbarnes [375]

Is it unusual for a woman to be nude in public before dawn? Wait - is that a woman or not? What an interesting place Phnom Penh is!

Destinations: Phnom Penh
Topics: Culture | People
Front cover for Warrior Odyssey

Book review: Warrior Odyssey - Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to set off on a quest around Asia, researching and discovering lesser-known and rare martial arts along the way? Read about the experiences of Antonio Graceffo in his latest book, Warrior Odyssey.

Destinations: Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Hong Kong | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Martial Arts | Culture | People | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
Streetlife of Bangkok in 1985

One Night In Bangkok

Chang Noi - changnoi1 [634]

Well actually 3 nights but do you remember the song "One night in Bangkok" from Murry Head? Well I do, it was in 1985 that I walked out of a Boeing 747 from Singapore Airlines and walked...

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Culture | Travel
Book cover for Antonio Graceffo's upcoming book, Warrior Odyssey.

A Warrior's Odyssey - Interview with Antonio Graceffo

David Calleja - davidcalleja [1,448]

Antonio Graceffo's eagerly anticipated new book, Warrior Odyssey, covers the beginning of his trek throughout Asia. Commencing from 2001, his quest for adventure has developed into a journey of...

Destinations: Malaysia | Burma | Indochina | Vietnam | Korea, S | Taiwan | China | Cambodia | Laos | Thailand | Philippines
Topics: Travel | Literature | Traditions | Culture | People | Religion | War & Conflict | Ancient History
Smiling Thai guide welcome visitors to the Jim Thompson home in Bangkok

He Went For A Walk in the Jungle

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

There is an air of mystery about the Jim Thompson home in Bangkok.

Destinations: Thailand | Bangkok
Topics: Travel | Adventure | 20th Century History | Art | Traditions | Ecotourism | Culture | Economy | Photography | People | Working Abroad | Fashion | Shopping | Architecture
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