Awoke at the break of dawn to record the monks receiving alms. As you can see from the video, it is a beautiful and important Buddhist ritual for the monks. Unfortunately, it has also become uncomfortable for them due to the amount of tourists that come to take pictures.
Photos & Video
In more than 30,000 travel photos and 300 hours of footage (and counting!), we’ve captured incredible moments around the world. Take a tour of a night market in Malaysia or discover how to cut jackfruit by watching a short video.
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 have seen some crazy driving in our time, but Cambodians have a style of driving that is a class of its own. This includes driving on the wrong side of the street when they want to. Knock on wood but we have not been in any accidents!
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
“Thanaka is a yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from ground bark. It is a distinctive feature of Myanmar (formerly Burma) seen commonly applied to the face and sometimes the arms of women and girls and to a lesser extent men and boys. Apart from cosmetic beauty, thanaka also gives a cooling sensation and provides protection from Read Post