Vietnam hasn't been the most memorable place for me. My previous visit to Ho Chi Minh city back in 2012 was marred by an unpleasant experience of a fortunately foiled snatch theft on wheels.
Almost 4 years on and wiser, I am now more careful photographing on the streets without a dangling camera strap! Being the second time in Vietnam, this time much further up north, I was actually expecting colder weather. However, the entire 4-days trip was unusually blazing hot!
It was my first time visiting Chiang Mai, Thailand and I must say that I prefer Chiang Mai over Bangkok, though, the latter is best known for shopping. If shopping is not your thing, and you'd still like to experience great Thai street food without the deafening hustle and bustle of the city, then Chiang Mai is for you.
I spent almost two full days walking the Old City of Chiang Mai alone with my trusted Fuji X-T1, just wandering aimlessly through the streets and alley ways.
A recent university assignment saw me walking the streets of Penang in between work commitments. It wasn't too long a time spent but I wished I had much more time. Here are some snippets of what I captured in my observance of tourists, buildings and the objects found on the streets.
The much overly rated Armenian street art was of course a peculiar case study. I watched in amazement at how thrilled tourists were in dying to pose for a shot with especially the "Children on Bicycle" piece by Ernest Zacharevic.