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PORTRAITS BY DOCGELO

To say that living abroad and traveling provide me infinite opportunities to meet people from all walks of life, is an understatement. Indubitably, the benefits extend by becoming interactive, and eventually learning about a bit of their character, culture and identity. From random greetings to short conversation, encountering locals has never failed to promote making friends…

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Good Morning, Dubai!

I got introduced to a creative and meaningful art project by the London-based artist, IMPREINT and I decided to participate. His impressive project called, PORTRAITS has been running for 11 months to date, with collaborations from various people from different cities around the globe. What is Portraits? Portraits was born after Impreint painted 1000 balloons a few…

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FINALISTS IN TUNE HOTELS x NIKON PHOTO CONTEST

Finalist, Portrait Category. VOTE HERE! >><< Finalist, Nature Category, VOTE HERE! >><< Finalist, Architecture Category. VOTE HERE! Dear everyone, Mabuhay from Dubai, UAE! Currently blogging from Dubai, I’d like to campaign to you my 3 humble amateur photos taken from my years in Penang, Malaysia. These 3 photos were all shortlisted as finalists in the…

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HALF YEAR REPLAY : 2013

Looking back could strain the neck literally, but not when you realize that you have so much pleasant memories to be grateful for! When I painstakingly bent backward over my blog posts in the past 6 months, everything gradually flash back. The places we visited. The food we enjoyed. The people we met. The moments we experienced.  It has been an overwhelming six months…

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE : CULTURE

I could have posted other photos for this week’s theme but this one remains a favorite among my captures! I took this snapshot of an innocent Indian-Malaysian performer in 2011 Chinese New Year Festival in one of the cultural melting pots in Southeast Asia and UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, George Town, Penang, Malaysia. At present, I’m taking…

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CHIANG MAI SERIES : DOI SUTHEP

29 December 2012. Saturday. Past Noon. Chiang Mai, Thailand. After being thrilled like a kid at Chiang Mai Zoo with my very first sighting of pandas and koalas, I thought I was content with my weekend and was ready to go back to my guesthouse and sleep the afternoon away until I saw red taxi cabs that are locally called, songthaews (literally means 10-seater-2-row-cab)…

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CHIANG MAI SERIES : DRAGONS WITH COILS

After I greeted,“Hello!” and asked her name that slipped my poor memory, this old woman of Kayan, a refugee tribe from Myanmar whose age is beyond 60s, displayed the faintest smile and teary eyes. Her reactions were almost infectious. She’s one of those called by lowland Burmese as Padaung women or long necked. They wear spiral metal coils of many turns on their necks…

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