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Buddhist Heaven & Hell Garden

Wat Mae Kaet Noi – just a short drive north of Chiang Mai, looks like an ordinary upcountry Thailand Buddhist temple from the road. The main temple buildings, monks wandering around the temple grounds, lay people paying their respects and consulting with the monks, also seem to be very ordinary. But fairly soon after you […]

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Down East Maine

Mostly photography of towns along Route 1 Maine – the coast of Maine, the Saint Croix River and north towards the Canadian border. One of America’s oldest highways, originally built as a Post road from Boston to Portland and beyond. I lived on Route 1 in Calais, Maine, located on the Saint Croix River, from […]

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Angkor Thom – the city wall

Angkor Thom City Wall – Prasat Chrung (corner temples) The city wall of Angkor Thom is perfectly square  and 3 kilometers from one corner to the next, with a moat surrounding the entire wall. There are four corner temples called Prasat Chrung and five gates.There is a trail at the top of the wall  that […]

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Landscapes with People

Whether Urban or Rural my landscape photography often includes people. It actually took some time for me to realise that even with the presence of people, an image can still be a landscape. In most cases I don’t feel the image is complete until the presence of human life enters it. Some of my images could of course […]

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The Bicycling Photographer

Like most of us I started bicycling at about age four or five, but once I got my driver’s license, the bicycle was pretty much forgotten and the automobile became the primary method to get from point A to point B. It took more than 30 years before I started using a bicycle again, with […]

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Wat Umong – Chiang Mai

Wat Umong Suan Puthatham is an over 700 year old temple in the Doi Suthep foothills, that dates it’s history back to 1297. It was founded by King Mangrai of the Northern Thai Kingdom of Lan Na (kingdom of a million rice fields). There are approximately 15 acres of grounds with ponds and various domesticated […]

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Wat Fa Ham, Chiang Mai

The Wat Fa Ham temple is situated on eastern side of the Maenam Ping, in the city of Chiang Mai, Thailand. The temple is fairly small but very nicely landscaped and conveniently close to two of Chiang Mai’s most famous Kao Soi restaurants, Khao Soi Samer Jai (right next door) and Khao Soi Lam Duan […]

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Kway Teow 3 Baht – Chiang Mai

Kway Teow 3 Baht is a restaurant in Thailand that has to provide a 10 cent US bowl of noodles to it’s customers because that is the name of the restaurant. Not only are their noodles very inexpensive, they are also very good, so the restaurant is extremely successful and well known among the residents […]

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