This is video of a tour we took of a silkworm factory in Đà Lạt, Vietnam. Below is a description of the stages in which silk is created and harvested from silkworms: “The production of cocoon for their filament is called sericulture. The species Bombyx mori is usually cultivated and is raised under controlled condition Read Post
Never had clothes tailor made for you? Not sure where to start? Here are several tips from Vietnamese tailor, Nga, owner of Ha Na Cloth Shop & Tailor in Hoi An, Vietnam on what you should know when clothes shopping.
We took a bunch of time lapse video of the temples around Siem Reap, Cambodia, then sped up the results and cut it to some relaxing music.
We spent a couple days exploring the temples of Bagan, Myanmar (formerly Burma). “From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom’s height between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist Read Post
Buddhists rub gold leaf squares on statues of Buddha or on holy sites, like Kyaiktiyo Pagoda. In Mandalay, Myanmar they make the squares, here is the process: “Only 24 carat gold is used. First, about 200 gm is pulled into thin wires, and then pulled through a press to form a ribbon 90 cm long Read Post