Renovated – ranting

It is my 3rd visit to Ayutthaya. Three rounds, one hotel – just across a historical wat (temple) at the river bank.

In my first visit in 2017 the wat was clearly seen from my window. White with some unclear yet predictable patch of mould. Beautiful and grand.

The second visit just last August it was being renovated. Covered with green nets and perched by workmen, the wat looked surrendered and retreat.

Now, the renovation is going on. The wat is shiny and white like marble, maybe glazed with porcelain. Hopefully. Yet the green net is still there, workmen are still busy behind the net. Dogs are still barking there maybe shouting at visitors. I don’t even know if visitors are allowed during construction.

Ayutthaya, you don’t fail me.

Ayutthaya – Dec. 26, 2018 – 14:27

Angkor Wat – old city

I visited Angkor Wat, Siem Reap of Cambodia last week with three of my friends – Mbak Roh, Mbak Endang and Agnes. We did quasi backpacking – why quasi? Well, we decided to travel light – they flew AirAsia which tickets were purchased one year ago – but pack things in pretty luggage.

We stayed in a cheap inn of USD35.5 per night instead of fancy Park Hyatt or Le Meridien and took tuk-tuk everyday instead of rented car. It was a cool journey!

Some pictures captured show the joy! Enjoy!

Singapore – August 28, 2016 – morning….

Some Captured in Da Nang

Took some pictures just yesterday, without technicality, without sophisticated lenses, without a thought….
Only with a heart, a pair of eyes and an iPhone6.

Enjoy….

Thanks to Ninh Tran for being a photographer in which I’m in. He is the one in blue, praying.

Location: Linh Ung – Bai But Pagoda, an attractive tourist destination and the biggest pagoda in the charming coastal city of Da Nang

 

 

 

HRegency – January 21, 2016 – 12:03am

Shrines in Kyoto

Temples are scattered around Kyoto, Japan. I visited three of them…. Many remaining to visit in my next trip to Kyoto.

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Bell

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Mr. Stork…. perching on the roof of the shrine gate

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The sky, blue….

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Green and tidy….

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Water from dragon mouth….

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Lamp post, giant

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And summer flowers are just decorating Kyoto street…. Sweetly greeting me.

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Singapore – September 14, 2014 – 11:13pm

Water lily in Borobudur

A small terra-cotta bowl with water

And water lily plant is resting on it

Blooming; blossoms are happy under the sun

_DSC1040 Emitting the spirit of eternity – living without dying, how? Spreading good deed and love to the globe….

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The leaf is so near with the mud…. Living so close to the dirt – down to earth

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The color…. so brightly graceful – ignoring where it grows.

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See it close…. Details of water lily stun me.

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Life is about composing a beautiful friendship by living to the fullest with the outstanding quality of each of the person….

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There was a time when I was so enclosed, look so plain and insecure, hidden in my firm unreadiness to reveal my own self.

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And, there was a time when I was so aware of my tainted body.

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And, when all is done, who can deny the beauty?

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Oh there was something, bothering? Sometimes…. But it was just a bug, a virus named insecure friend visiting once in a while to feel the revealing security.

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Ooohhhhhh Ms. Sun, are you so radiant showering me so much light? Thank you….

All pictures were taken on September 7, 2014 in Borobudur Museum, Magelang, Indonesia.

YCK Road – September 8, 2014 – 5:49

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