The Bohemian and The Bulbul: Journeys in the Middle East (and further east), by Mira Baz

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Posted on August 15, 2008 - by

Relax, Old City-style

Relax, Old City-style

Chilling out in the afternoon in the Old City, Sana’a, Yemen

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Bangkok lights

A flower and vegetable market in Bangkok, Thailand.

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The Beautiful Karen

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The young girl pictured belongs to the Karen tribe, an ethnic minority in Thailand and Burma (Myanmar). I love their colorful clothes; they remind me of similar traditional clothes I’ve seen in Yemen.

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Thailand: Good luck garlands

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A woman makes flower garlands on a sidewalk in Bangkok, Thailand. Garlands (Thai: Phuang Malai) are bought for different purposes, such as for good luck, safety, or for offerings at Buddhist shrines and temples.

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Black: Sell the Fantasy

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A salesman looks at his phone in a special display booth for a brand of men’s denims in a Bangkok mall, Thailand. Bangkok malls and Bangkok “sois” (alleys) are very different experiences, showing the many facets of this city.

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