Frangipani Hotel

February 13, 2018

https://www.goodreads.com18167000 (1)

I picked up this book on Bookbub because it was about Viet Nam.



Seattle VN town

April 21, 2016

Grass Jelly at the Hardwork Café in Seattle’s Vietnam section of town on 15 and Jackson.  Reminds me so much of Vietnam.




Ping’s Dumpling and food market served us Steam Bun with chive in the middle.25960165723_9dcd467989_o



Van’s Kitchen

December 1, 2015

Welcome to December. I’ve been learning how to cook with Van’s Kitchen on youtube.   Her videos are short, well organized and easy to follow.

soup shrimpsoup tomato

Shutterfly photobook

September 11, 2014

Click here to view this photo book larger

Photo Book Tip: Create an adventurous travel photo album at


July 15, 2014

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Zone Map

April 25, 2014

Zone Map

Year of the Horse

January 31, 2014

horsetethappy cakeeggrolls

Tomas van Houtryve | Journal

Thanks to the support of 140+ project backers on, my story about Laos is going public.

• You can now find it featured on the VII Photo website:

VII feature: Laos | Open Secret

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• A softcover mini-book is now available for purchase directly from Blurb:

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• There is also a hardcover collector’s version of the book, which is limited to 100 signed and numbered copies. Please contact me directly for price and availability.

Laos | Open Secret

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• If you are in the Paris area on Monday, June 20, the new photos from Laos will be included in a screening of “Behind the Curtains of 21st Century Communism” as part of the Slideluck Potshow Paris II. The event includes projections of more than 30 other photographers and…

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Angkor Wat Restoration

December 17, 2013

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Angkor Wat Restoration project 3Angkor Wat Restoration project. I would have like to document this whole project. But Unfortunately I did not.

I’ve started a blog about restorations and construction to learn more about the world of Architecture and Engineering: