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World Regions: South and Southeast Asia

World Regions: South and Southeast Asia

The young lady on this picture is from Cambodia. I took her photo in the Royal Palace, Phnom Penh. I was wandering around looking up on the wonderful gables or something when she came up the stairs, stopped and took up position right in front of me. With a big smile on her face. Clearly ready for a picture.

 

Overall impressions

She spoke no English but apparently had it as her job to welcome tourists to the marvellous palace area. The famous smiles of southeast Asia has almost always been earnest, is my experience.

 

“Poverty with dignity is better than wealth based on shame.” (Buddhist saying)

 

WR Southeast Asia

My travels in Southeast Asia. Click to access the dynamic map.

 

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2015 Nepal

2015 Bhutan

2015 Thailand

2013 Myanmar

2009 Angkor

2009 Cambodia

2009 Laos

1985 Thailand

1985 Malaysia

1985 Singapore

1985 Philippines


 

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