Happy Sunday

My FamilyMy son and my wife acting foolish by wearing a styrofoam crown from our rice cooker box. This photo doesn’t have any good composition techniques or excellent lighting but I like it because it captured a moment that you will not exchange for anything in this world.

Vimean Ekareach

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This is a rather dull set but I’m putting it in my selection for archival purposes. This is the Independence Monument (Vimean Ekareach) in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, was built in 1958. It stands on the intersection of Norodom Boulevard and Sihanouk Boulevard in the centre of the city. It is in the form of a lotus-shaped stupa, of the style seen at the great Khmer temple at Angkor Wat and other Khmer historical sites. The Independence Monument was designed by the influential Cambodian modern architect Vann Molyvann

Semana Santa

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Holy Week brings the Philippines to a standstill every year however a colorful display of penitence on Good Friday is paraded in the town of Kapitangan in Malolos/Paombong, Bulacan. This is where men have themselves nailed to a cross after reenacting the Via Crucis – the Filipino rendition of the passion play. See dozens of hooded flagellants walking around whom either are beating their bloody backs with bamboo floggers, crawling on dirt roads or bearing crosses. Be sure to bring a hat with you because all the action goes beyond noon. It is certainly not for those who hate the sight of blood

 

Philippine Portraits

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A series of portraits back home. These are old photos recompiled and repackaged. From the aged to young, and the sane to the mentally challenged.

 

From Back Home

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Here are some of my favorite Photos back home in the Philippines. Aside from the daily trouble featured in the news, I certainly miss home.

 

Khmer Food

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Although its closely related to it’s neighbors, Khmer Cuisine has its own distinctive taste compared to the other dishes in Southeast Asia. It uses many distinctive ingredients, which combine to create unique flavours and textures not found in western cuisine. Curries, stir fried vegetable, rice, noodles and soups are staples of the Khmer diet.

River Life

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With limited coastal lines, the Khmer people considers their rivers as their lifeline. It serves veins to sustain their livelihood and even their nourishment. Without the life giving powers of their rivers, all of Cambodia will be lost.