Kensington Market – Festival of Lights 2013

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Winter Solstice, longest night of the year, we gathered at Kensington Market after dark to join in the parades and celebrations. After some fanfare, the procession started on their parade path. Carmen & I joined in and follow the drum beats. Super cool Ikea Monkey lantern! The group circling the flaming centerpiece after setting it on fire. Even in the …

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People from the Streets.

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A collection of people shots while we were wandering the streets of Hong Kong. Shoe repairer underneath a pedestrian bridge. Morning stroll outside of an elementary school in Kowloon. A traditional rice store where you can buy it by the pound. Enjoying some traditional breakfast near Jordan station. Playing with the big boys. An electrician’s workshop, I don’t even remember …

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One Day in Macau

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After old vs new developments in this small city. This is a library located in the middle of a traffic circle. Traditional houses in the along the narrow streets. Eating lunch at a dai pai dong, a local open-air food stall. Custodians at a temple taking a break, a thriving business with the new influx of Mainland China tourists. Back …

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Philippines: Part 1.

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This is the beginning of our Honeymoon in the Philippines. Before I start, many people have asked us “Why the Philippines?”. Well let me walk you through how Carmen and I made the decisions. It was early November and we were just busy settling into our new place, we wanted to booked our flights for the honeymoon and set the …

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