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The beautiful and imposing Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Photo of the Week: A Different Look at Angkor Wat

From the first time that I saw a picture of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia, I knew that I wanted to see it in person. To me, it is one of the most beautifully odd buildings ever built. Over the last week, I’ve had the ...
by Jim Cheney
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An Asian elephant poses for the camera at Baan Chang Elephant Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Photo of the Week: Feeding Elephants in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Last Thursday, I had the chance to visit the Baan Chang Elephant Park outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. While there, I got to learn how to mount an elephant bareback and to give it commands. I also had a chance to feed, ride, an...
by Jim Cheney
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Ancient ruins in Sukhothai, Thailand.

Photo of the Week: Uncovering Thailand’s Ancient Past in Sukhothai

Sitting roughly halfway between the cities of Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Sukhothai is one of the first capitals of the ancient Thai empire. The ancient city is now in ruins, but the remains now make up the UNESCO World Heritage Su...
by Jim Cheney
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The Petrona's Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at nighttime.

Photo of the Week: The Petronas Tower’s From Below

Since the first time I saw a picture of them, I’ve thought that the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, were exquisite. The unique architecture, the way the lights create intriguing shadows after dark, and the over...
by Jim Cheney
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The light-trails of a boat are seen against the backdrop of restored buildings in Chinatown, Malacca, Malaysia.

Photo of the Week: Malacca, Malaysia’s Chinatown at Night

Malacca (also spelled Melaka) is a city in Malaysia and is one of the most historically important cities in Southeast Asia. Long overshadowed by Singapore to the south and George Town to the north, there was once a time when th...
by Jim Cheney
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Singapore's imposing Merlion stands watch over the city.

Photo of the Week: Singapore’s Imposing Merlion

Standing proudly at the mouth of the Singapore River, the imposing Merlion fountain has come to symbolize the country of Singapore. However, unlike most mythical creatures that grace various cities around the world, the Merlion...
by Jim Cheney
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