Banakas | Photography

  Tha Phae Gate I was hanging out in front of the Starbucks at the Tha Phae Gate in Chiang Mai Thailand, when this young girl showed up and just sat on the sidewalk. I’m not sure where she came from or what she was doing, but she just stood out to me for some   Read More …

Categories: Blog, People, Thailand

This shot was taken using a NIKON D5000 at ISO 6400, f/4.8, for 1/180sec Just Waiting Taken on the streets of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Categories: Blog, Thailand

This shot was taken using a NIKON D5000 at ISO 3200, f/5.3, for 1/180sec Prik Nam Pla Prik Nam Pla or Nam Pla Prik is a combination of Thai Chilies (prik), also known as “Bird’s Eye Chili Pepper” and Fish Oil (Nam Pla) is one of the condiments that are typically served with a traditional   Read More …

Categories: Blog, Thailand, Uncategorized

Inside Wat Monthian In everyday language in Thailand, a wat is any place of worship except a mosque. Strictly speaking a wat is a Buddhist sacred precinct with monks’ quarters, the temple proper, an edifice housing a large image of Buddha, and a structure for lessons. A Buddhist site without a minimum of three resident   Read More …

Categories: Thailand

This shot was taken using a NIKON D5000 at ISO 200, f/4.5, for 1/350sec Just Being an Elephant This girl is one of about 31 other females that we got to see during a visit to the Elephant Nature Park outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. During the day, one of these elephants will eat anywhere   Read More …

Categories: Thailand, Uncategorized

This shot was taken using a NIKON D5000 at ISO 400, f/5.6, for 1/25sec 2 Monks and a Cat Two monks strolling toward the Wat Santidham in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Categories: Thailand

Nuts and Stuff Last night after Terrah came home from school, we all headed out to a local market for some shopping. After being here for a few days and seeing some of the street markets around town, I can tell you I wasn’t prepared for the hustle and bustle of this type of market.   Read More …

Categories: Thailand

Fast Food The food vendors in Chiang Mai, Thailand cook up some of the best food to be found in the area. On a typical evening you can walk down any street, and you will find a food cart of some kind set up on the edge of the street, in front of a business   Read More …

Categories: Thailand


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