Visibility in North Thailand is very limited during scorching April. Nearby hills surrounding Thaton lose their contours and further mountains disappear in summer haze.
The area near the highest mountain in Borneo – Mt. Kinabalu.
The road 1095 in Northern Thailand is spectacular and famous for its many curves. There is 1,000 meters difference in elevation on 45 km stretch between Pai and Pang Mapha.
We reach a pass , the highest point of 1,431 meters above sea level on middle way. The temperature drops below 20 degrees C. October visibility is moderate. The surrounding dark blue mountain ranges extending into Burma hiding in the afternoon fog.
Les jumeaux d’un village des tribus montagnardes en Thaïlande du Nord.
We come to a Toraja village situated on top of a hill. We take a rest in shadow of barn waiting for a meal.
Classes are over today.
A group of neolithic stone tombs are scattered 30 minutes walk from Batu Tering, a village in the western part of Sumbawa island.
The area has been protected since 1992.
I found a few tourists complaining about the long way to the tombs in a guest book entries.
“Sorry guys, the new asphalt road is not ready yet”.
People are strange, they want to travel and discover new places, but don’t want to get tired.
According to the guest book no more than 30 foreigners visit Aik Renung every year.
Purification rites at private house in Ubud. The mask is called Tua and depicts an old man.
The picturesque beach in Qui Nhon, a town on the way between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
The cheerful woman met on the way to 2,000 years old stone sarcophagus in lush interior of the island.
We stopped our motorcycles and straightened our limbs. We were riding from Kuta in Lombok to Sumbawa Basar in Sumbawa. After a two-hour ferry crossing we had still a pretty nice distance to the main town in west part of the island.
The girl with her grandmother and relatives was interested in conversation. She had never met any tourists.
I visit Luang Prabang many times. I come to this lovely town by plane, bus and boat. The river journey by boat is by far the greatest. Take your time and travel 2 days from Thai border to Luang Prabang by a local barge called in Laos the slow boat.
Thien Mu Pagoda located on the bank of Perfume river is the official symbol of old Vietnamese capital city – Hue. The pagoda is very peaceful place.
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.
Old Lepcha man met on the road to Pelling.
My stop in Siliguri town, on the way from Sikkim to Assam gave me fine opportunity to shop around.
Small town Tomok in Samosir Island on Toba Lake is connected with Parapat on mainland. The ferries run here every hour.
Padang Bai is a place in Bali where you can catch a public ferry to Lombok or a fast private boat to Gili Islands. I met a boy in Amok Bay waiting for a sea transport there.