Oh My Galle! - Old World Heritage in Sri Lanka
August 28-30, 2012
After acclimatizing myself to Sri Lanka with Negombo and Colombo (stories for which shall remain un-blogged for now), I was prepared to be enthralled by one of Sri Lanka’s many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Galle.
Being a sucker for decomposing structures complete with peeling paint, worn-out wood (see Battambang and Luang Prabang), and cobblestone streets, it was not unlikely for me to fall in love with the look and feel of Galle in the southern coast of Sri Lanka.
[The Fort, which I imagine would be even more spectacular with an un-cloudy sunset]
Battambang, Cambodia: Picturesque in its Decrepitude
I love places that look old, worn, and beat up, and Battambang is just that kind of town. I haven’t taken so many pictures of a place as I have in one afternoon’s stroll through the streets of peeling buildings with battered wooden shutters in Battambang, Cambodia. :)
Vintage Suitcases: Repurposed and Glorified
I just love old and decrepit things.
I love that they’re not perfect.
Not brand new.
Not untouched and oh-so-spoilable.
I love that they have some story behind them.
Even when the story may not be such a pretty one.
Or even if I never find out that story at all.
I love that they’re worn out.
And that they look like they’ve had well-lived lives.
Yet carry on, with one purpose or another.
See this other post for other repurposed vintage suitcases. :D