First control, before they will start to pull…
The priests of a monastery proudly present their treasures.
A Toraja village located south of Rantepao.
An early March afternoon. The culmination of funeral ceremony comes in a few minutes. All guests gathered around a village’s square wait for appearance of first buffalo.
Purification rites at private house in Ubud. The mask is called Tua and depicts an old man.
Alex used to serve me always a beer “baridi sana” during my long visits in Nairobi.
It was an unforgettable night.
The sumptuous preparations for a wedding were taken at the village of Sade located in southern part of Lombok. A day before the main ceremony a group of Sasak singers, musicians and dancers played a long show and concert on a makeshift stage in the center of the village.
Sumbawa island located in the chain of Lesser Sunda Islands was famous for its horses and sandalwood during East Indies time. Today this sparsely populated island is far from trade routes and tourist trails.
Brick burning brings modest income.
I spent lovely days in Mae Sariang area. The Karen hilltribe people live in the lush, green hill country located 4 hours drive from the city of Chiang Mai.
The rain season has begun in Thailand. The Karen spend entire days working on the fields. During the day mostly old women sit on a porch their wooden houses. The time of festivals and holidays come in December.
Gerupuk is a small village near Kuta on Lombok’s south coast. The place attracts many surfers. Local people are very friendly and acquainted with foreigners. A fisherman watches our last pics during a cigarette break.
During my first trip to Nagaland I’d met many lovely people. This is a completely random selection from pictures taken there. Please get to know four characters from Kohima town.
Mr. Poudel has become my facebook’s friend 🙂
Balinese volunteer helps to tame traffic chaos during Art Festival in Denpasar.
A police officer guarding the national heritage place. The Royal Palace in Khmer capital was built during the French Protectorate time in the 1860’s.
An afternoon training in a racing boat before October Hpaung Daw U Festival.
Pura Tanah Lot is a major pilgrimage temple for Balinese people and tourists. Local men dressed in white guard the entrance to the temple and collect donations.
A March visit by Angami Naga.