Go and See

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Sukhothai, Thailand.

 

The more I search, the farther away I feel.

The farther away I feel, the more I search…the more fun I have…

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The Head of Buddha

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Ayutthaya, Thailand.

 

Gracefully it rises…This severed head of a buddha statue always has symbolised the sacking of Ayutthaya by the Burmese to me. It is simultaneously sad and hopeful.

Never had I experienced a warmer and steamier day than this one…I had one day to photograph as much as I could. Thailand can be friendly to the mind but punishing on the lungs. My wife was with me. I didn’t let her out my sight, that pretty thing. For six months she stood behind me on every photo…

The serenity of his beautiful face still moves me today.

 

Monks and sweeper

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Ayutthaya, Thailand.

 

From ashes to flesh to the bones I grew,

if I didn’t ad love to the stew,

then what would I do.

From bones to flesh to ashes I turned,

the soul on bended knees,

and I burned,

still, love remained.

Buddhist monk.

Buddhist monk in GBG.

Gothenburg, Sweden.

A thai buddhist monk in a buddhist temple in Gothenburg. This gentle man was very interested in photography and asked me many questions about my camera. At the time I did much more professional work so my camera was a brand new Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III, a ginormous hunk of metal.