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8 Great Places


We asked some of T+L SEA's top photographers to show us the secret spots around the region that take their breath away.

Published on Jun 9, 2016


1. SIPALAY, THE PHILIPPINES
SCOTT A. WOODWARD

A father and his two sons wrap up a working day by hauling in their fishing nets against a fiery sunset.

Sipalay

 

2. KALPITIYA, SRI LANKA
LAURYN ISHAK

A playful dolphin in a deep-blue sea makes for a painterly styled photograph taken on a short cruise.

Kalpitiya

 

3. LANGKAWI
SCOTT A. WOODWARD

Nature's patterns take over Earth and sky in the Malaysian island's forests.

Langkawi

 

4. BAGAN
ALEX TREADWAY

In a quiet moment, a Burmese monk is framed in the window of the monastery where he resides.

Bagan

 

5. KINOSAKI DISTRICT, JAPAN
SHINSUKE MATSUKAWA

Hot springs, Matsuba crabs and dramatic scenery are the norms in this popular region outside of Osaka.

Kinosaki

 

6. ULSAN
JASON TEALE

It's just a casual stroll into the future via this footbridge over the Taehwa River, in the southeastern South Korea city.

Ulsan

 

7. YENGISAR COUNTY, CHINA
LILLIAN CHOU

A 95-year-old Uighur shoemaker waits for customers. Though he has 33 grandchildren, he accepts no payment for watermelon slices or wild almonds.

Yengisar

 

8. MELBOURNE
PAUL PHILIPSON

Café life rules the day in one of the world's best cities for drinking, dining and simply being outdoors. Pull up a stool on Gertrude Street, in Fitzroy.

Melbourne

 

 

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Kinosaki District, Japan, by Scott Woodward.
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