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Philippines

Christmas Star Tacloban

Typhoon Yolanda

Typhoon Yolanda year 2013 Christmas Star Tacloban 2013 Tacloban Leyte sign Barangay 54 – pictures taken the day after Christmas 2013 …almost 2 months after the typhoon wow Tacloban Leyte Tacloban Leyte Tacloban Leyte Basey Samar Nueva Vista Leyte Palo Leyte Delores Leyte Marabut Samar Marabut and Basey Samar do nt get much media attention […]

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East Timor

Com Village

Com Village

Comfort Village of Com The seaside village of Com is on the east end of Timor. Com is short for Comfort and it is spelled both ways on signs. It is about a 4 hour drive east of Dili. There isn’t a whole lot going on there but it is a peaceful place to stay […]

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Bali

White Cow

White Cow

Bali cremation ceremony The big white cow was being made for the cremation of a holy man that had died in Ubud at the old age of 104 years. The fourth son, Ketut was in charge of organizing the production and invited me down to take a few photos. They had been working on it […]

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Indonesia

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat

Irian Jaya – Papua Barat There is some political tension in Papua Barat because of an independence movement by some of the Papuans. The whole transmigration thing annoys them. The island of Java has a fairly high population so the government transplants Javanese throughout the island network of Indonesia to ease the population pressure at […]

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