Travel theme: Details around the world

Some say you can’t see the forest for the trees- but sometimes we miss the wonderful little details around us when we’re focused on the Colosseums and Angkor Wats of the world.

Any travel destination offers much more than just the famous attractions, so why not focus your camera on the other things around you? You may discover a much richer experience!


Lanterns at the night market in Hoi An, Vietnam.


A lotus flower in a barrel in Hanoi, Vietnam.


Fresh produce at the markets of Hoi An, Vietnam.


Gorgeous patterned floor tiles in the architectually stunning post office of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.


A yarn bombing incident in Hong Kong.


A daring traditional tightrope performance at the Yongin Folk Village, South Korea.


Deep-fried tarantulas in Siem Reap, Cambodia.


Details at Bantey Srei temple, Cambodia.


Flowers as an offering at Angkor Wat, Cambodia.


Pillars at Angkor Wat, Cambodia.


A chunk of bark from a palm tree at Angkor Wat. One can see how the razor-sharp edges were used to execute citizens under the brutal Pol Pot regime.


My sister’s colourful fan, useful for beating the 42-degree heat at Angkor Thom, Cambodia.


A vibrant arrangement, complete with fragrant flowers, at my brother’s Cambodian wedding.


The railing on one of the buildings of Deoksugung Palace Complex, Seoul.


A close-up of an art piece featuring taxidermied deer at the Leeum Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul.


Street art in Melbourne’s heavily gratified AC/DC Lane.


A colourful jellyfish washed up on Fraser Island, Australia.


A lone cat exploring a temple in Vientiane, Laos.


A close-up on one of the mysterious jars at Plain of Jars, Laos.

I hope you enjoyed these photos! Which one was your favourite?

This post was inspired by Ailsa at Where’s My Backpack. She posts a themed photoset each week- here’s her post on details. Feel free to join in!


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