International condemnation of last week’s massacre in Gaza by Israeli Defense Forces continues. Images from a rally on May 19, 2018.
Home to a contemporary history of Vietnamese skies.
A brief guide to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi.
Can anyone tell me what this means?
I’ve been taking photos of Doha’s rapid growth since my first visit to the Qatari capital in March 2010. That habit continued last week during my 11th visit to the richest country, per capita, on the planet. The changes continue, but seem to have stalled, at least when compared to what I’ve seen in the… Continue reading Doha West Bay Cityscapes
30 seconds from the 20th floor.
For the very occasional Saturday Portrait series
From 2010’s Adventures with Chinglish during two visits to China.
Where men count the money and women do the work.
At its most inviting just after dawn when the tombstones and their keepers come to life.
Remembering a visit with Agent Orange’s third generation.
The shining smile of a woman who just tried to sell me a girlfriend for a half hour.
This shot of a woman tending to part of her annual rice crop was taken in the village of Puco, a settlement of about 30 families near the border between Phu Tho and Yen Bai provinces in north-central Vietnam. Taken six years ago today, it remind me of many things: her modest home, her hospitality,… Continue reading Drying Rice, Northern Vietnam
I had risotto tonight. So I think the association here is obvious.
I forgot what I ate, but I know it was delicious.
An exceptional illusion of solitude.
No, this isn’t about my longing for my former days as a smoker.
Seeing an image today of Barack Obama and Anthony Bourdain eating like –and with– locals in a small place in Hanoi reminded me of this one-man welcome committee at the Temple of Literature in the Vietnamese capital, a sprawling facility that hosts the Imperial Academy, the country’s first university. Built in 1070, it’s one of… Continue reading Young Monk, Hanoi’s Temple of Literature
A common scene in Doha’s central market.
It’s never too busy to take a few moment to enjoy the sunset.