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A Hindu bride performs various ceremonies in a home in Sydney. The wedding was supposed to be in Sri Lanka, but due to COVID had to be held in Sydney with only a small number of guests.
A lady binds flowers together in a small lane in Mumbai, India.
A man sits outside his porch in Khajuraho, India.
A lady visits one of the temples in Khajuraho, India. The temples are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures.
Four women light candles alongside the banks of the Gangies River in Varanasi, India. Varanasi is regarded as the spiritual capital of India.
Dancers perfrom inside the Brijrama Palace alongside the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.
Priests perform a prayer ritual called "aarti" to the Ganges River at Dashashwamedf Ghat in Varanasi, India.
A Hindu priest's greeting alongside the Ganges River in Varanasi, India
A Hindu lady holds multiple drapes after washing them in the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.
Ankit and Olena exchange "mala", or flowers on a string to profess acceptance and union at their wedding in Kolkata, India.
A lady in traditional Chinese atire in Chengu, China.
黄全德 on a bamboo boat in Yangshuo, China
黄全德, or “White Beard”, poses for the camera in Yangshuo, China
A Hani farmer walks over the land when clouds are approaching fast in Pugao, china.
A Hani lady poses for the camera in the small village of Pugao in China.
A Hani lady knitting in front of her house in Pugao, China.
A Hani lady photographed in front of her house in Pugao, China.
A local Hani farmer levels a rice terrace in Pugao, China.
A Poe Karen lady in front of her house in Mae Ho, Thailand.
A Poe Karen lady filters rice in Mae Ho, Thailand.
A beauty pageant in the Yee Peng parade Chiang Mai, Thailand.
People with umbrella's taken from a walking bridge above in Xitou, Taiwan.
Burmese locals unload a boat at the Ayeyarwady River in Bagan, Myanmar.
A young Burmese monk at the Shwedagon in Yangon, Myanmar.
A Burmase lady prays inside the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar.
Two Ifugao ladies pose for the camear in Banaue, the Philippines.
The wraparound skirt that Ifugao women wear is called a tapis. There are five kinds and is worn depending on the occasion and/or her status. The men wear a g-string called wanno of which there a 6 kinds.
A Burmese monk poses for the camera near my hotel in Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar
A Burmese farmer in Inle Lake, Myanmar.
A Burmese lady poses for the camera in Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar.
A Burmese lady poses in front of her home in Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar.
Local fishermen try to catch nga hpein, a local carp, in lake Inle in Myanmar.
A Burmese fisherman in Inle Lake, Myanmar.
Taung Thu people in Puttu Pauk, Myanmar.
Local farmers return home in Puttu Pauk, Myanmar.
A Burmese man's welcoming greeting in Ya Kaung Tol, Myanmar.
When we arrived in this village of the Pach people in Myanmar, we were immediately invited to have tea with them. The longer we sat there the more villagers heard about the news of the white people in town. Lots of smiles and kids like these around, wondering who the heck is disturbing them during their meal.
Taung Yoe' people in Nlan Aw in Shan State in Myanmar.
A Burmese farmer smiles at the camera in a small village in Shan state in Myanmar.
Burmese farmers harvest wheat in Shan state in Myanmar.
The father of our tourguide in Pyin Thar, Myanmar.
Danu children playing in Myin Dike in Myanmar.
A portrait of a Danu man in Hin Ka Khone, Myanmar
Inside the Shan state, the Danu people traditionally wear a "Gaung Baung", which used to be a display of rank. However, nowadays they just wear a towel for regular days.
A Danu lady prepares raw turmeric spice in small village in the Shan state in Myanmar.
A Danu lady at a school in Hin Ka Khone, Myanmar.
A local woman carries handmade sweeping brushes in Kalaw, Myanmar.
A Burmese monk passes the U bein bridge in Mandalay, Myanmar.
A young boy sells floating candles alongside the Thu Bon River in Hoi An, Vietnam.
Visiting Hội An in Vietnam, various elderly locals are doing their best to take tourists for a short ride over the Thu Bồn river. Our captain didn't speak a word English, but had a huge smile on his face with thumbs up every time we looked at him. Only one teeth left, his smile was contagious and he gracefully paddled us over the water until we were ready to head back.
On my way to the Long Song Pagoda in Nha Trang in Vietnam (which is accompanied by a giant white buddha), a couple of elderly ladies called my attention next to the footpath. One lady was happy to be photographed but I clumsily had left the flash on without realising it. She nearly jumped up out of reflex and started yelling things I didn't quite understand. Luckily she managed to calm down and let me take this final shot.
A young Khmer boy sits inside of the doorway at one of the temples in Angkor Wat, Cambodia.
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