bonjour, dame eiffel

It was mid-summer noon, I walked from the hind side of the Trocadero hyperextending my neck looking for her. Heart pumping, palms sweating and restraining the excitement of reaching the glorious realization of a life-long dream. And there she is--Standing, moored regally and everything around...

war in the clouds: preah vihear

[click for bigger image] Far from the beaten roads of Siem Reap is an interesting yet less popular archeological UNESCO heritage site in Cambodia. The border disputes, proximity and perpetual military presence made this place hidden away from the tourism radar. Preah Vihear is a place,...

novelty that is laos

The journey from the Thai border to Luang Prabang is a long arduous road leading to a secluded Shangri La. Like in any stories written, hardship should come first before the blissful reward. Popular route is the three day slow boat down the Mekong river. An...