Bangkok, Thailand

The thai tuk-tuk is made of a scooter front, followed by a two-wheel cart covered with a canvas roof, in which passengers sit. Avoid it if you are allergic to urban pollution. March 2007. Le tuk-tuk thaï est constitué d’un avant de scooter, prolongé d’une « carriole » recouverte d’une capote, sur deux roues, dans…

Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Pha Ngan island looks like Paradise. Except maybe during the night of the Full Moon Party where hundreds of young tourists gather for a big and loud rave party on a beach. Do not think you will be able to sleep that night. March 2007. L’île de Ko Pha Ngan ressemble au Paradis. Sauf…

Ko Phangan, Thailand

Ko Phangan is a remote island in Thailand, with no roads. The island mostly appeals to young people who come for a huge free party, known as the Full Moon Party, and to older people motivated by detox retreats. This yoga lesson was taking place in a hut in a small cove near the Sanctuary…

Bangkok, Thailand

Two young monks make offerings in Wat Pho, the temple of the reclining Buddha. There are many young monks in Bangkok. Most of them are students who may return to a civil life when they are older. March 2007. Deux jeunes moines font des offrandes à Wat Pho, le temple du Bouddha couché. Il y…

Bangkok, Thailand

A group of monks is waiting for a plane in one of the halls of the Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok. I liked the contrast between the modern, clean and cold building and the traditional outfit they were wearing. March 2007. Un groupe de moines attend l’avion dans un des halls de l’aéroport Suvarnabhumi à Bangkok.…

Bangkok, Thailand

A group of young girls rehearses some traditional dances in a temple. March 2007. Un groupe de jeune filles répète des danses traditionnelles dans un temple. Mars 2007.