the POSH Guide

the best of travel destinations and gear



Wat Si Chum

Jul 14, 2024

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Little visited but much photographed, the small temple of Wat Si Chum in the ancient Siamese capital of Sukhothai contains the remains of a small chapel (mondop) that barely encloses a serenely seated Buddha image. View through the ruined prayer hall to the chapel.

University Falls Forest

Jul 7, 2024

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Along the hike to University Falls in the Oregon Coast Range. Sunlight filtering through the trees along a trail.

Plain of Pagodas

Jun 30, 2024

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Bagan, Myanmar (Burma) around 2005 The plain of pagodas

Kampot River View

Jun 23, 2024

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Kampot, Cambodia, around 2010. The lazy Kampot River reflecting the hills and sky.

Madeira Laurel Trees

Jun 16, 2024

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Madeira, Portugal 2024 One of the ancient laurel trees of Fanal, on the island of Madeira. These trees are the last vestiges of a forest that once covered all of Europe. One of the ancient laurel trees of Fanal, Madeira