South Africa | Blaauwklippen Market

South Africa | Blaauwklippen Market

I’m having a lazy Sunday today, but kind of wish I was back in South Africa so that I could go to the Blaauwklippen Market again! It’s held every Sunday at the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate and is host to dozens of stalls with food, drinks, and local handicrafts. A great way to spend a Sunday with the family!

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Indonesia | Yogyakarta Street

Indonesia | Yogyakarta Street

Yogyakarta, near the southern cost of Java, is a convenient base for exploring the nearby temples of Borobudur (the largest Buddhist temple in the world) and Prambanan (an ancient Hindu temple). However, the city is also a cultural center and a great place for street photography. The core of the city, just south of the main train station, hosts dozens of food stalls and warungs, with the streets full of becaks (cycle rickshaws) and young locals playing popular songs on the guitar to customers of the warungs, which serve great food at cheap prices. If none of that is what you’re looking for, then you can always go shopping for batik – you don’t need to look for the vendors, they’ll find you!

Sri Lanka | Galle Face Green Vendor

Sri Lanka | Galle Face Green Vendor

Galle Face Green is a large open public space in central Colombo, right on the coast.  In the evenings, dozens of people head here after work, to talk with friends, meet significant others, to play with their children, and to eat.  It’s a busy place, and great for seeing some of the local people.  Here, a vendor with his stall is selling food.

Yangon Banana Stall

Yangon Banana Stall
On my last day in Myanmar, I went for a walk through downtown Yangon before heading to Shwedagon Pagoda for sunset.  Down one street near the river, I came across this shop selling bananas – every type you could imagine!  Yellow, green, brown, large, small… I’ve never seen such a wide variety of bananas in my life!

Ngapali Beach: Fishing Nets

Ngapali Beach: Fishing Nets
At the end of my trip through Myanmar, I spent a few days relaxing at Ngapali Beach, a short flight west of Yangon. A brief walk south along the beach was a small fishing village; one morning (before it got too hot to do anything!) I wandered down the beach to take a look.

The men who had been out fishing during the night were busy packing up their nets and equipment, mooring their boats, and preparing everything for the next night of fishing.

Ngapali Beach: Drying Fish

Ngapali Beach: Drying Fish

At the end of my trip through Myanmar, I spent a few days relaxing at Ngapali Beach, a short flight west of Yangon. A brief walk south along the beach was a small fishing village; one morning (before it got too hot to do anything!) I wandered down the beach to take a look.
The villagers were all busy unloading fish from their boats, packing up nets and equipment, and spreading small fish out on the beach to dry in the sun. This woman was one of the ones sorting through all the tiny fish and spreading them out to dry.