An elegant sufficiency

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

A few more good things from the trip


Uploading photographs from our trip, I came across a few which didn't quite fit in earlier posts but which I think are interesting in some way, for example, these shampoo and shower gel bottles in an hotel.

What about the "odd" tile in the Cao Dai temple? To illustrate that only God is perfect, perhaps.


Is buying rice a simple purchase? A market stall in Saigon, Vietnam.


I loved the way the yellow building brought this Saigon view to life.


On the Mekong, in Laos, the flowering teak trees of the forest are doing fine above the high water mark from last weekend's flood.



A store selling handmade paper and books in Luang Prabang, Laos.


The outside of the same store




Rice cakes drying in the sun, Luang Prabang, Laos



Silk scarves, Luang Prabang Night market, Laos.

Bead store in the Night Bazaar, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Woven wall hangings for sale in hotel shop, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Three characters from the garden, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

In case of boredom, a basket of wooden puzzles from the bar, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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3 Comments:

  • Well, it isn't Dylan McDermott, but the Night Market in Chiang Mai and I are old friends. I spent several evenings in that place and it, another 3 degees of separation (G)

    By Blogger jordiw, at 2:34 am  

  • oh the market ! oh the Fabrics !
    Oh MY!! The silk scarves.
    Loved the garden ornaments. they would have been hard to pass by !

    By Blogger nadine, at 1:00 am  

  • Gorgeous things to look at!

    By Blogger blackbird, at 9:54 am  

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