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Bagan – Adventures in Myanmar

June 14, 2019 6:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A quick flight from Yangon took us to Bagan. It is the city of 4444 temples and pagodas, mostly from the 13th century. The title image is of Narathihapatae Phaya. It is also called Tayok-pyi < ta ‘Mongolian’ + yok ‘strong energy’ + pyi ‘run away’ + phaya ‘temple.’ It is... read more

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Lush Urban Luxury: Singapore

June 7, 2019 6:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Lush Urban Luxury Lush urban luxury. These three words sum up Singapore. Singapore is tropical with abundant rainfall, high humidity and two monsoon seasons. I hate the sun, but I love the tropics. So I opened my umbrella and started walking around. This shot, below, typifies my experience. As if... read more