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Travel Photo of the Week 13Jan12 Bali, Indonesia

Padma, the sacred lotus, is a native to tropical Asia and Queensland Australia and the subject of this week’s Travel Photo. Commonly found in water gardens, they are also commercially grown in farms as a food source as well as … Continue reading

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Why Do Images Of Buddha Look Different?

  Have you ever wondered why sometimes statues of Buddha are thin and serious looking and other times he is quite round and jovial? Think of the statues in your local Chinese restaurant and then your local Thai restaurant, they … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 22April11 Hong Kong

This week”s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to Lantau Island, Hong Kong to visit Tian Tan Buddha. The statue is a model of the Altar of Heaven or Earthly Mount of Tian Tan, the Temple of Heaven in … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the week 3Mar11

This was taken in Cambodia on the road from the temples of Angkor Wat to Tonle Sap, the largest freshwater lake in all of Southeast Asia. I had spotted a lotus field that was in full bloom and urged our … Continue reading

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