Category - Asia

Performers outside of Blue Arc Stadium in Daegu, South Korea

Daegu Smiles

Performers gather just prior to a ceremony outside of Blue Arc Stadium in Daegu, South Korea. Smiles and peace signs were standard reactions among teenagers and young people as their picture was about to be taken.

Turtles at market, Nanning, China

Turtles at Market, Nanning

Turtles for sale at a market on the fringes of Nanning, China, a sprawling city of seven million many of you have never heard of. So it goes with many mid-sized Chinese cities.

Sidewalk breakfast, Hanoi, Vietnam

Breakfast With a Smile, Hanoi

The vivid memory of this woman’s smile greeted me when I woke up this morning. I have no idea what provoked it but I didn’t fight it. There are worse images that can clutter a mind when one starts the day. The recollection left me...

The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

Museum of Islamic Art, Doha | Notebook...

NOTE 09-Jun-2014: I’ve finally caught up with photos from my working visit last month to Doha, capital of Qatar, per capita the richest country in the world. I’ve divided them into several smaller galleries which I’ll continue...