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Category: Asia

Ornate Ghost Pipefish

Day Seven of Underwater Photo Challenge There are several different species of ghost pipefish, however, the most common I encountered during scuba diving is the ornate ghost pipefish. The ornate […]

Sea View

Day Seven of April Landscape Photo Challenge It would be nice if it were my view today or in the next coming weeks..

Urban Landscape Pictures from Five Cities

Day Five of April Landscape Photo Challenge Let’s see if you are familiar with the following cities’ urban landscape. Chicago A city of 2.7 million population located next to Lake […]

Balinese Day of Silence and Self Reflection

Marking the start of Hindu Balinese “Saka” Year, Balinese honour the first day of the new year, Hari Nyepi, by reserving themselves for self-reflections in silent. All business activities are […]

Sunday Sunset in Sumba Island

A couple months ago, I had an opportunity to visit Sumba Island (Indonesia), a small island lies to the east of Bali. The Island is one of the Lesser Sunda […]

Diwan-i-Am of Agra Fort

Diwan-I-Am or Hall of Public Audience of Agra Fort (India) used to be a place where the Emperors of the Mughal Dynasty to address and met the public. Stunning columns […]

A Face in the Crowd

Jakarta (Indonesia) is my hometown. It is a city with 10.4 million people and 3.7 percent of them are living in poverty. Its nickname, the Big Durian, originated from a stinky fruit, a favorite fruit to many Jakartans.

Featured Photographer: Tanwir Jogi

Welcome to the 11th edition of the Featured Photographer monthly post. Please meet Muhammad Tanwir, also known with artist name as Tanwir Jogi. Tanwir is a tour operator and photographer at The Trekkerz […]

Ambon: Rising after Sectarian Conflicts

The sunset was beautifully reflected through the sea water of Ambon Bay (Maluku Province, Indonesia). It shone brightly in the dark, accompanied by a faint adhan sound (Islamic call to […]

Ambon Bay, the Ultimate Dive in Maluku

ADVERTORIAL POST “Rhinopias!” shouted by us at the same time when our dive guide asked what we wanted to see most in Ambon Bay (Maluku, Indonesia). We, scuba divers, are […]

Victoria Peak Hong Kong Night View

I guess many travelers are familiar with Victoria Peak in Hong Kong, where visitors can enjoy the panoramic view of Hong Kong and its vibrant harbor. It is a very […]

Wordless Wednesday: House of Tan Teng Niah

A photos essay of House of Tan Teng Niah, a Chinese Residence in Little India (Singapore). More about this residence and Chinese history in Little India, please read post Residence of […]