The path we've chosen has chosen us

This Buddhist monk spent a couple of hours talking to Novita and me while walking through the temples of Angkor Wat. We discussed what it means to be a monk, why he chose such a path, and how his life has evolved. He was quite young and chose the life of a monk as an escape from an alcoholic father and a life of absolute poverty. At one point, he was moved to tears while talking about his family, andRead more


Kecak fire dance, Uluwatu Bali. Photoblog version here. I’ve been in Bali for a week, but am back with a few decent shots, but I didn’t take nearly as many as usual. Currently experiencing lens lust again, this time with the 35mm f1.4 and 135mm f2.Read more