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Snippets from the Chinese Culture

In the olden days many  Chinese houses use to have  Door Guards like the one in the picture above to protect their house from evil spirits which may be wandering around.   The lanterns which hang outside the house indicate which family is residing within the house. The lantern above shows the family name “Chen/Chan” …

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Stone Statues

It is really interesting to see stone statues by the roadside. We saw many while touring Jeju island, South Korea in June. The above statue was found in many places on the island. It is the God of Protection and Fertility and many newly wed couples can be seen stroking the nose  for a boy …

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Ripples and Koi

It is always interesting observing swimming fishes in the water. They dart around with precision sending ripples through the wateras they move. It’s really difficult to capture the fish in action. These animals move so quickly that many of my shots ended up blur due to the reflection of the water. Only when they paused …

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