The thanaka is a tree growing in the drier areas of Myanmar. The thanaka has been used cosmetically by Burmese people for centuries.
Established in 1443, Wat Ounalom in Phnom Penh is the center of Cambodian Buddhism. A stupa is said containing an eyebrow hair of Buddha.
The Shwedagon Pagoda, also known as the Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda, is a gilded stupa located in Yangon, Myanmar. It is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa.
Ginza is a popular upscale shopping area of Tokyo, with numerous internationally renowned department stores, boutiques, restaurants and coffeehouses.
Sports photographer David Gray has won the top prize at the World Sports Photography Awards for his image of tennis player Naomi Osaka rescuing a butterfly at the 2021 Australian Open.
Dorothea Lange was an American documentary photographer who is best known for Migrant Mother, an iconic photo of the Great Depression. Her work helped Americans see the devastating effects of the depression on rural America, and Lange is now celebrated as a pioneer in the field of documentary photography.
Like some others places in Thailand, the Kim hotel offers free coffee on the morning. I used to bring it to 1st floor to escape the noisy TV.
The Madonna dell’Orto (“Madonna of the Garden”) is a church in Venice, Italy, in the sestiere of Cannaregio. Jacobo Robusti (1518 – 1594), known as Tintoretto, one of Venice most famous painter, who lived and worked just a few blocks away on the Fondamenta dei Mori, is buried with his family in the chapel to the right of the high altar.
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Phnom Penh is a public bar and restaurant along the Tonle Sap river, not far from the conjunction with the Mekong river.
Since 1869, with the arrival of Emperor Meiji, Tokyo – officialy, Tokyo Metropolis – is the Japanese capital.