during the annual societies' fair.
in Mong Kok district (HK).
time is frozen during the weekly Jockey Race in HK.
Granville Rd. (HK)
Mong Kok MTR Station (HK).
the greatest HK mall.
entry//exit in overcrowded worlds.
Mong Kok (HK).
Sau Mau Ping (Central, HK) interchange bus station before dusk.
Sai Wan district (HK).
dim sum creation level: perfection.
shot in Taiwan.
caught on camera in Sai Wan district (HK)
Dunhua South Rd. (Taipei, Taiwan).
caught on camera in Central Taipei (Taiwan).
near the Taipei Botanical Garden (Taiwan).
cool anecdote: Hang Hau is HK's MTR station I've used the most during my stay :)
on a sunny day.
direction: Tongshan Temple (Taipei, Taiwan).
every South-East Asia major city has its very own subway "style". here: TRTC (Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation).
before closure at 6pm.
Pottinger Street (HK), renowned for its specialization in Halloween costumes when that time of the year comes.
ever since I integrated HKUST for exchange semester I have been obsessed with these boxwoods ;)
Tai O fishing village was one real experience, locals live on stilts and the whole economy is based on fishery.
pedestrians in Wanchai district (HK).
Hang Hau. this is representative of the typical everyday scene one might see in HK.
located in Chengde Road, Shilin District (Taipei, Taiwan).
the Yuyuan Garden is a famous classical garden located in Anren Jie, Shanghai (Ming Dinasty).
Asakusa, Tokyo (Japan).
at the extreme end of Wanchai district (HK).
shot around the oldest district of Taipei city: Wanhua (Taiwan).
LKF or the "party district" when one can always have a good time. preparing Halloween season.
7-ELEVEN is literally a life-saver in South-East Asia.
before the storm.
the HK light scene is fascinating at night (shot taken around 3am).
Located on the banks of the Sumida River, Asakusa district is by far the most lively of all Tokyo.
The Bund (or Waitan) along the bank of the Huangpu River is embodying the definition of the commercial district by excellence.
Asakusa (Tokyo, Japan).
The ever-crowded Senso-ji temple in Asakusa is a great place to learn your future via omikuji fortune papers, during the daytime and at night.
東京の地下鉄, Tōkyō no chikatetsu: the MTR.
Shinjuku police station (Tokyo, Japan).
caught in the ative street of Takeshita-dōri (Tokyo, Japan).
Asakusa's busiest street, real marketplace dedicated to traditional shopping experiences.
Traditional Sagimai Crane dance at Sensoji Temple, Asakusa, Tokyo.
Color-blocking wanderer at the end of the street market, main door of the Sensō-ji temple (金龍山浅草寺, Kinryū-zan Sensō-ji), Asakusa, Tokyo.
The temple of Jing'an (静安寺, pinyin Jìng'ānsì, literally : 'Temple of Peace and Tranquility') is home to China's most beautiful Stone buddhas (420-589 AD) and paintings by master painters (Shanghai, China).
The temple of Jing'an (静安寺, pinyin Jìng'ānsì, literally : 'Temple of Peace and Tranquility') in Shanghai, China.
unique scene captured in the Imperial Palace East Gardens (Gyoen national garden, Tokyo Japen).
"While we try to teach children about life, children teach us what life is all about".
HKUST University hosting the annual congregation for the graduation class of 2017.
HKUST, HK on a radiant, sunny day.
Taito-ku, Tokyo (Japan);
Ginza district (Tokyo) always amazes because of its long, commercial "Pedestrian Paradise" street.
Neighborhood of Shinjuku, Tokyo (Japan).
Former political center of Japan (Yoritomo period).
Senso-ji, Asakusa (Tokyo, Japan).
caught in a tokyoite sanctuary (Hanazono-jinja).
captured during the crane dance festival in Asakusa, Tokyo (Japan).
Little boy all dressed up, as part of their Shichi-go-san rite of passage.
Opening the crane dance festival in Asakusa (Tokyo, Japan).
Biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world and also one of the largest wholesale food markets of any kind.
The market trades more than 400 different types of seafood. Overall, more than 700,000 metric tons of seafood are handled every year with a total value in excess of 600 billion yen (5.9bn US$).
Tsukiji market (Tokyo, Japan) = 60 to 65K employees depending on the period of the year.
Tsukiji market, Tokyo (Japan).
Akihabara aka electric and geek district of Tokyo :)))
The breathtaking Ha Long bay, under grey clouds (Vietnam).
magnificent Sapa ricefields (North Vietnam).
Ninh binh province (Vietnam) and its fluvial valleys that are no secret for locals.
Hindi preparatives inside the infamous Batu Caves, near KL (Malaysia).
for the special moment of the year when templar Buddhas get draped is a festive period for locals.
Cambodian temples and pagodas, constituting the largest religious edifice in the world (162 hectares).
Four-headed Siddharta Gautama pillar in the main Angkor Wat temple (Bayon).
A statue of Buddha being draped in one of the traditional cambodian fabric.
Close up of the draped Buddha in one of Angkor Wat’s numerous pagodas.
Details of a religious pagoda (Cambodia).
Simply one of my best pic ever to my opinion. Our relation vis-à-vis our past, our history and our heritage. The smallness of our individuality towards the World.
One of the six entrances of the main Angkor Wat royal temple.
Reminds a lot of the aztec temples.
A square of light in the architectural Angkor Wat.
Eye-catching cloudtrails over one of Angkor’s lion statue.
a typical pagoda, well conserved (Cambodia, Angkor Wat surroundings).
If it was not captured in Cambodia, one could think it was taken in Egypt, due to the similarity with hieroglyphic and pyramidal inscriptions.
a remain of a buddhist tablet (Angkor, Cambodia).
So much humility and brotherhood in this picture. Gives me hope and faith in humanity.
Ascend to the heart of the temple.
a royal court for the past cambodian royalty.
more like a stray dog in fact.
In Phnom Penh inner central district (Cambodia).
in Phnom Penh’s National Museum of History.
Lion statues guarding the remains of the pagodas. They represent power, legitimacy and longevity.
No words to describe that day.
probably one of my best pics.
interesting as the branches of the two respective trees seem to connect and make one, in a symmetric manner with the pedestals.
a moment of pure innocence, around one of Angkor’s numerous pagodas.
reminds a lot of this tree in the Avatar movie.
the columns, always look for the columns :)
a good contrast indeed.
the real plot of the movie.
of an era.
memorial of the Genocide (Cambodia). it’s essential to get schooled about the backside of what happened in this country before landing.
in Macau, it’s always a festive time and, due to the numerous casinos around, it’s all about entertainment in the end. all of this, in an ancient Portuguese colonial city context.
remains of the ancient cathedral, Macau.