Japan Chronicles: Kyoto & Osaka

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High school never ends.
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Ramen and consternation.
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Virtual addiction
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Young swag
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Blending in
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Reflection
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Tired of walking
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Piercing the sky
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Simply joys
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Going against the current
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Find the patterns
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Dazed and confused
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Nocturnal habit
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Everyday life
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Look up
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Sleepy town
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Empowered
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Waiting game

Words and Photographs by Nicky Daez

Thailand Chronicles: Chiang Mai

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Time travel
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Lazy days
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Contrast
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Visual feast
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Textures everywhere
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Fragments
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The art of roasting
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Working space
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Real life hustle
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Perfection
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Choices
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Scorching heat
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Deep fried treats
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Cooked
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Dumpling man
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Wooden patterns
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Stacks of life
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Future colors
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Time capsule
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Duality
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Sacred

Words and Photography by Nicky Daez

India Chronicles: Goa and Mumbai

Infinity | Mumbai, India
Infinity | Mumbai, India

 

Low rider | Goa, India
Low rider | Goa, India
Ride | Goa, India
Ride | Goa, India
Waiting game | Goa, India
Waiting game | Goa, India
Peace | Goa, India
Peace | Goa, India
Walk on water | Goa, India
Walk on water | Goa, India
Hover | Goa, India
Hover | Goa, India
Boiling point | Goa, India
Boiling point | Goa, India
Burnt | Goa, India
Burnt | Goa, India
Local color | Goa, India
Local color | Goa, India
Seaside living | Goa, India
Seaside living | Goa, India
Poetic | Goa, India
Poetic | Goa, India
Wash away | Goa, India
Wash away | Goa, India
Glow | Mumbai, India
Glow | Mumbai, India
Blues | Mumbai, India
Blues | Mumbai, India
Never-ending | Mumbai, India
Never-ending | Mumbai, India
Gazing | Mumbai, India
Gazing | Mumbai, India
Passing through | Mumbai, India
Passing through | Mumbai, India
Old meets new | Mumbai, India
Old meets new | Mumbai, India

Photography and words by Nicky Daez

India Chronicles: Jaipur

Magnificence
Magnificence
Intricate detail
Intricate detail

 

Mystery
Mystery
Infinity
Infinity
Lost for words
Lost for words
Deserted
Deserted
Secret garden
Secret garden
Shadow play
Shadow play
Burnt
Burnt
Go deep
Go deep
Quiet explosions
Quiet explosions
Middle ground
Middle ground
Void
Void
Floating happiness
Floating happiness
Conversation
Conversation
Hustle
Hustle
Leap of faith
Leap of faith
Cycles
Cycles
Utopian dreams
Utopian dreams
Better days
Better days
Contrast
Contrast
Wishing
Wishing
Blood ties
Blood ties
Serene
Serene
Water rising
Water rising
Stare
Stare
Here and now
Here and now
Random
Random
Flight
Flight
Enter
Enter
Monkey walk
Monkey walk
Passing time
Passing time
Stand
Stand
Fire
Fire
Look
Look
Patterns
Patterns
Wanderers
Wanderers
Shapes
Shapes
Sensory overload
Sensory overload
Orange
Orange
Weary
Weary
Laughter
Laughter
Flow
Flow
Ride
Ride

Photography and words by Nicky Daez

India Chronicles: Dharamshala

Hope
HopeĀ 
Into the wild
Into the wild
The great Himalayas
The great Himalayas
Infinite blue
Infinite blue
Local life
Local life
Voyeur
Voyeur
Wisdom
Wisdom
Conversations
Conversations
Free Tibet
Free Tibet
Close shave
Close shave
Waiting
Waiting
Greens and texture
Greens and texture
Grim reality
Grim reality
Wishing
Wishing
Toil
Toil
Alms
Alms
Feather seller
Feather seller
Mixed media
Mixed media
Morning view
Morning view
Grind
Grind

Words and Photography by Nicky Daez

India Chronicles: Hola Mohalla Festival and City Life at Anandpur Sahib

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A local Punjabi making a drink called bhang or Sukhni Dhaan which is made out of the flowers and leaves of a female cannabis plant. It stands for peace.
A local Punjabi making a drink called bhang or Sukhni Dhaan which is made out of the flowers and leaves of a female cannabis plant. It stands for peace.

 

Cruising
Cruising
Conversations
Conversations
A young Sikh boy getting ready for the festivities at the Hola Mohalla Festival.
A young Sikh boy getting ready for the festivities at the Hola Mohalla Festival.
Stand your ground
Stand your ground
Head turners
Head turners
Massive
Massive
Brotherhood
Brotherhood
Martial arts
Martial arts
Spiked ball
Spiked ball
Sikh warriors
Sikh warriors
Horseman
Horseman
Family
Family
Innocence
Innocence
Multi-level
Multi-level
Head gear
Head gear
Generation gap
Generation gap
Smoke screen
Smoke screen
Play
Play
Towering
Towering
Camels
Camels
Rider
Rider
Jump
Jump
Bring them all in.
Bring them all in.
Fierce
Fierce
Elephant kingdom
Elephant kingdom
Procession
Procession
Contrast
Contrast
Vibrant
Vibrant
Kids
Kids
Tradition
Tradition
Teenage years
Teenage years
Balance
Balance
Nihangs
Nihangs
Rest
Rest
Comfort
Comfort
Grind
Grind
Bustle
Bustle
Locals
Locals
Grim
Grim
Holy roller
Holy roller
Swag
Swag
Texture
Texture
One of the elders from the Nihang tribe.
One of the elders from the Nihang tribe.
Authority
Authority
Let the games begin.
Let the games begin.
Eternity
Eternity
The crew
The crew
Nihangs who came from battle used to take bhang when they had injuries and it served as a pain killer.
Nihangs who came from battle used to take bhang when they had injuries and it served as a pain killer.

 

Photography and words by Nicky Daez

India Chronicles: Amritsar

Bicycle work | Amritsar, India
Bicycle work | Amritsar, India
Point of view | Amritsar, India
Point of view | Amritsar, India
Street life | Amritsar, India
Street life | Amritsar, India
Reality | Amritsar, India
Reality | Amritsar, India
Prep | Amritsar, India
Prep | Amritsar, India
Bird watch | Amritsar, India
Bird watch | Amritsar, India
Eyes wide open | Amritsar, India
Eyes wide open | Amritsar, India
Worship | Amritsar, India
Worship | Amritsar, India
File in | Amritsar, India
File in | Amritsar, India
Depth | Amritsar, India
Depth | Amritsar, India
Depth | Amritsar, India
Introspection | Amritsar, India
Intensity | Amritsar, India
Intensity | Amritsar, India
Enigma | Amritsar, India
Enigma | Amritsar, India
Symmetry | Amritsar, India
Symmetry | Amritsar, India
Guard | Amritsar, India
Guard | Amritsar, India
Prayer | Amritsar, India
Prayer | Amritsar, India
Color break | Amritsar, India
Color break | Amritsar, India
The Golden Temple | Amritsar, India
The Golden Temple | Amritsar, India
Freedom | Amritsar, India
Freedom | Amritsar, India
Purify | Amritsar, India
Purify | Amritsar, India
Coming of age |Amritsar, India
Coming of age |Amritsar, India
Wash away | Amritsar, India
Wash away | Amritsar, India
Warriors | Amritsar, India
Warriors | Amritsar, India
Solitude | Amritsar, India
Solitude | Amritsar, India
In love, we are speechless. | Amritsar, India
In love, we are speechless. | Amritsar, India

 

Photography by Nicky Daez

India Chronicles: Delhi and Rishikesh

 

Basking under the sun | Rishikesh, India
Basking under the sun | Rishikesh, India
Youth portrait | Rishikesh, India
Youth portrait | Rishikesh, India
Caught off guard | Rishikesh, India
Caught off guard | Rishikesh, India
Lama | Rishikesh, India
Lama | Rishikesh, India
Happiness | Rishikesh, India
Happiness | Rishikesh, India
Bohemian vibes | Rishikesh, India
Bohemian vibes | Rishikesh, India
Mother Ganga | Rishikesh, India
Mother Ganga | Rishikesh, India
The great Himalayan mountains | Rishikesh, India
The great Himalayan mountains | Rishikesh, India
Meditate | Rishikesh, India
Meditate | Rishikesh, India
Dip and tan | Rishikesh, India
Dip and tan | Rishikesh, India
Pilgrimage | Rishikesh, India
Pilgrimage | Rishikesh, India
Lemon cream soda | Rishikesh, India
Lemon cream soda | Rishikesh, India
Wisdom in his eyes | Rishikesh, India
Wisdom in his eyes | Rishikesh, India
Holy man | Rishikesh, India
Holy man | Rishikesh, India
Market day | Rishikesh, India
Market day | Rishikesh, India
Third youth | Rishikesh, India
Third youth | Rishikesh, India
Second youth | Rishikesh, India
Second youth | Rishikesh, India
Youth | Rishikesh, India
Youth | Rishikesh, India
Kicking back in the garden. | Rishikesh, India
Kicking back in the garden. | Rishikesh, India
Hustle | Rishikesh, India
Hustle | Rishikesh, India
The center of attention. | Rishikesh, India
The center of attention. | Rishikesh, India
Indian-Chinese bartering | Rishikesh, India
Indian-Chinese bartering | Rishikesh, India
Afternoon stroll | Rishikesh, India
Afternoon stroll | Rishikesh, India
Vibrant solitude | Rishikesh, India
Vibrant solitude | Rishikesh, India
Youth and weariness. | Rishikesh, India
Youth and weariness. | Rishikesh, India
Back alley | Rishikesh, India
Back alley | Rishikesh, India
Wishing | Rishikesh, India
Wishing | Rishikesh, India
Make your move. | Rishikesh, India
Make your move. | Rishikesh, India
Stillness | Delhi, India
Stillness | Delhi, India
Morning commute. | Delhi, India
Morning commute. | Delhi, India
Working the fields. | Delhi, India
Working the fields. | Delhi, India
Shoppers and bystanders | Delhi, India
Shoppers and bystanders | Delhi, India
Vigilance | Delhi, India
Vigilance | Delhi, India
Cycling around the city. | Delhi, India
Cycling around the city. | Delhi, India
Reverie | Delhi, India
Reverie | Delhi, India
Prayer I Delhi, India
Prayer I Delhi, India
Family ties. | Delhi, India
Family ties. | Delhi, India
Sacred water. | Delhi, India
Sacred water. | Delhi, India
Men at work. | Delhi India
Men at work. | Delhi India
Introspection. I Delhi, India
Introspection I Delhi, India
Gold everywhere. | Delhi, India
Gold everywhere | Delhi, India
Outside the temple. | Delhi, India
Outside the temple | Delhi, India
God is in the details. | Delhi, India
God is in the details | Delhi, India

Photography by Nicky Daez