Just take in all this ebullient and defiantly gleeful goodness! A much lighter attitude than this random street kid, my printshop guy or this —seemingly— innocent one! Sometimes these kids don’t fully understand the translations, like my printshop guy and the young girl. English writing on tee’s just ‘looks cool’ in the same way asian script appeals to people in […]
Cambodian Independence Day is celebrated every year with festivals, parades and firework displays all over the country. The date celebrates Cambodia’s Declaration of Independence from France (a protectorate not a colony) on the 9th of November, 1953. The main celebrations are held in Phnom Penh. Beginning with a formal ceremony at the Independence Monument, followed by a […]
Blasco on Deviant Art.
From an old Pathé movie of 1907. Buddhist ceremonies at the installation of a new abbot. At about 2:45 minutes in, there is a short scene of a Monk dressing. The method he uses to fold his robes is quite interesting. Not something I’ve seen in modern Cambodia anyways.
❝ I’ve visited Angkor Wat 8 times over the years. And it never ceases to amaze me. And dating back to the 12th century, I’m not the only one. Making it one of my favorite places in the world to photograph. Only Istanbul and Rome can rival it. On this most recent trip, I decided […]
Khmer Toddler Gets Trapped and Rescued From A Ceramic Pot. The update is because Youtube removed this clip as it violated ‘community standards’. Asshats, this IS my community.