A Hmong girl in traditional dress outside her family's home in a small village near Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     
 A man selling historic photographs underneath National Stadium BTS station in Bangkok, Thailand.
       
     
 A Hmong boy stands in an empty schoolyard in the Laotion countryside.
       
     
 A Cambodian girl in a hammock poses for a portrait.
       
     
 A boy carries firewood from a scrapyard to his home in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 A boy carries firewood through a lonely sliver of light back to his home in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 A man carries scrap wood on his back along a dirt road in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 Worshipers come and go at Uppatasanti Pagoda in Naypyidaw, Myanmar's current capital city.
       
     
 Srey, 7, the eldest of four sisters, outside her family's home in Banteay Srei, a village just north of Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     
 A man outside his shop at a local market in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar. He was happy to have his photograph taken after initiating brief conversation with me on world politics, normally a very touchy subject in Myanmar.
       
     
 Two boys walk across a wooden bridge near the Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia.
       
     
 A family farm in motion just south of Siem Reap City, Cambodia.
       
     
 A woman herding goats in a field in Nyaung U, Myanmar.
       
     
 A farmer in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 Cheroot smoking woman in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 A woman chops onion outside her store in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar.
       
     
 Children take refuge from the afternoon sun under their family's home in Banteay Srei, Cambodia.
       
     
 A woman washes morning glory in a stream running outside her home hear Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     
 A boy sits on a boat in Kampong Phluk, a small Cambodia village on the Tonle Sap Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia.
       
     
 A longshoreman carries a bushel of tomatoes just unloaded off of a boat on the Thanlyin River, to the market across the street in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar.
       
     
 School children on a road outside Saddar Cave in Hpa An, Karen State, Myanmar.
       
     
 A young woman riding a motorbike on Highway 1 in Laos.
       
     
 A man walks through a marketplace in Mawlamyine, Myanmar.
       
     
 A Cambodian boy re-hydrates at a well near his home outside of Siem Reap.
       
     
 A butcher smokes a cigarette while preparing cuts of meat for sale at a market in Shanghai, China.
       
     
 A woman wraps marinated chunks of meat in bamboo at a market in Zhujiajiao, China.
       
     
 A man walking through a small village in Old Bagan, Myanmar, offers bananas for sale.
       
     
 A woman sells fish at a market in Nyaung U, Myanmar.
       
     
 A fishmonger stares blankly during a quiet moment at a busy marketplace in Nyaung U, Myanmar.
       
     
 A vendor at Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan, prepares a dish for waiting customers.
       
     
 An elderly man proudly poses for a portrait at his home in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 A man laughs at being photographed on the streets of Yangon, Myanmar.
       
     
 A woman on a rural road in Cambodia.
       
     
 A boy riding a bicycle among a small cluster of stilted homes 40 km south of Siem Reap. This area is far off the tourist circuit and is rarely, if ever visited by outsiders.
       
     
 A young girl rides her bike on a dirt road through Chreav village, south of Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     
 A girl selling souvenirs poses for a photo outside a temple in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 A mother and daughter fill up buckets of potable water from a well near their home in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 A woman selling vegetables on the ride of a road in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     
 A man weaves together bamboo rice steamers in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     
 A sanitation worker cleaning the streets of Luang Prabang, Laos, poses for a photo-op.
       
     
 A man pushes his boat off the shores of Kampong Phluk, a stilted village on the banks of the Tonle Sap Lake. This photo was taken in February, the peak dry season; during the rainy season, water pours in from the nearby Mekong River and the lake swells to 5x it's size, with levels rising up to 10 meters, submerging the stilts that the homes are built on.
       
     
 A man sitting on a sidewalk in Bangkok reads a newspaper.
       
     
 A girl cooks breakfast for road travelers at the Yangon-Mandalay Highway rest area in Phyu, Myanmar.
       
     
Christopher Markisz - Mawlamyine Restaurant
       
     
 Day or night, there is no shortage of street food in Bangkok, Thailand.
       
     
Christopher Markisz - Shanghai Street Food
       
     
 A street barber gives a patron a haircut on a cold night in Shanghai, China.
       
     
 A street barber gives a patron a shave in Shanghai, China.
       
     
 A Chinese soldier stands guard at Tiananmen Square. Beijing, China.
       
     
 A Cambodian man takes an afternoon nap in a hammock with his daughter under their home.
       
     
 A portrait of an elderly woman in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 A monk counts money after closing hours at the market in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar.
       
     
 A worshiper outside Lama Temple in Beijing, China.
       
     
 A lone monk walks alongside a temple wall after the daily alms-giving ceremony on a rainy morning in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     
 Buddhist nuns panned while walking at Shwedagon Pagoda. Yangon, Myanmar.
       
     
 A novice monk at Wat Tao Hai sweeps the temple grounds after an afternoon thunderstorm. Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     
 A small group of monks walk back to their temple after the early morning alms-giving ceremony in Luang Prabang, Laos. Normally, there are several dozen, if not hundreds of monks who partake in this daily ceremony but on cold and rainy days like this one, only a handful show up to carry on the sacred tradition.
       
     
Monks On A Foot Bridge
       
     
 Buddhist Monks go for a swim in Hpa An, Myanmar.
       
     
 A Buddhist Nun in Ta Promh.
       
     
 An environmental portrait of my tuk tuk driver Sam in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     
 A boy on the shoreline of the Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia.
       
     
 A herd of cattle walk through soft afternoon sunlight on a road near Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     
 A young Hmong girl from Laos in traditional attire.
       
     
 A worshipper poses for a photo inside Jing'an Temple in Shanghai, China.
       
     
 A villager rides a bicycle on a hot day in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     
 A portrait of a toddler outside her family's house near Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     
 There are many different modes of transportation in Mawlamyine, Myanmar.
       
     
 A man poses for a portrait in Saigon, Vietnam.
       
     
 The sun sets behind the Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     
Christopher Markisz - Palacio De La Rumba
       
     
 A Hmong girl in traditional dress outside her family's home in a small village near Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     

A Hmong girl in traditional dress outside her family's home in a small village near Luang Prabang, Laos.

 A man selling historic photographs underneath National Stadium BTS station in Bangkok, Thailand.
       
     

A man selling historic photographs underneath National Stadium BTS station in Bangkok, Thailand.

 A Hmong boy stands in an empty schoolyard in the Laotion countryside.
       
     

A Hmong boy stands in an empty schoolyard in the Laotion countryside.

 A Cambodian girl in a hammock poses for a portrait.
       
     

A Cambodian girl in a hammock poses for a portrait.

 A boy carries firewood from a scrapyard to his home in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

A boy carries firewood from a scrapyard to his home in Bagan, Myanmar.

 A boy carries firewood through a lonely sliver of light back to his home in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

A boy carries firewood through a lonely sliver of light back to his home in Bagan, Myanmar.

 A man carries scrap wood on his back along a dirt road in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

A man carries scrap wood on his back along a dirt road in Bagan, Myanmar.

 Worshipers come and go at Uppatasanti Pagoda in Naypyidaw, Myanmar's current capital city.
       
     

Worshipers come and go at Uppatasanti Pagoda in Naypyidaw, Myanmar's current capital city.

 Srey, 7, the eldest of four sisters, outside her family's home in Banteay Srei, a village just north of Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     

Srey, 7, the eldest of four sisters, outside her family's home in Banteay Srei, a village just north of Siem Reap, Cambodia.

 A man outside his shop at a local market in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar. He was happy to have his photograph taken after initiating brief conversation with me on world politics, normally a very touchy subject in Myanmar.
       
     

A man outside his shop at a local market in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar. He was happy to have his photograph taken after initiating brief conversation with me on world politics, normally a very touchy subject in Myanmar.

 Two boys walk across a wooden bridge near the Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia.
       
     

Two boys walk across a wooden bridge near the Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia.

 A family farm in motion just south of Siem Reap City, Cambodia.
       
     

A family farm in motion just south of Siem Reap City, Cambodia.

 A woman herding goats in a field in Nyaung U, Myanmar.
       
     

A woman herding goats in a field in Nyaung U, Myanmar.

 A farmer in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

A farmer in Bagan, Myanmar.

 Cheroot smoking woman in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

Cheroot smoking woman in Bagan, Myanmar.

 A woman chops onion outside her store in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar.
       
     

A woman chops onion outside her store in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar.

 Children take refuge from the afternoon sun under their family's home in Banteay Srei, Cambodia.
       
     

Children take refuge from the afternoon sun under their family's home in Banteay Srei, Cambodia.

 A woman washes morning glory in a stream running outside her home hear Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     

A woman washes morning glory in a stream running outside her home hear Siem Reap, Cambodia.

 A boy sits on a boat in Kampong Phluk, a small Cambodia village on the Tonle Sap Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia.
       
     

A boy sits on a boat in Kampong Phluk, a small Cambodia village on the Tonle Sap Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia.

 A longshoreman carries a bushel of tomatoes just unloaded off of a boat on the Thanlyin River, to the market across the street in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar.
       
     

A longshoreman carries a bushel of tomatoes just unloaded off of a boat on the Thanlyin River, to the market across the street in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar.

 School children on a road outside Saddar Cave in Hpa An, Karen State, Myanmar.
       
     

School children on a road outside Saddar Cave in Hpa An, Karen State, Myanmar.

 A young woman riding a motorbike on Highway 1 in Laos.
       
     

A young woman riding a motorbike on Highway 1 in Laos.

 A man walks through a marketplace in Mawlamyine, Myanmar.
       
     

A man walks through a marketplace in Mawlamyine, Myanmar.

 A Cambodian boy re-hydrates at a well near his home outside of Siem Reap.
       
     

A Cambodian boy re-hydrates at a well near his home outside of Siem Reap.

 A butcher smokes a cigarette while preparing cuts of meat for sale at a market in Shanghai, China.
       
     

A butcher smokes a cigarette while preparing cuts of meat for sale at a market in Shanghai, China.

 A woman wraps marinated chunks of meat in bamboo at a market in Zhujiajiao, China.
       
     

A woman wraps marinated chunks of meat in bamboo at a market in Zhujiajiao, China.

 A man walking through a small village in Old Bagan, Myanmar, offers bananas for sale.
       
     

A man walking through a small village in Old Bagan, Myanmar, offers bananas for sale.

 A woman sells fish at a market in Nyaung U, Myanmar.
       
     

A woman sells fish at a market in Nyaung U, Myanmar.

 A fishmonger stares blankly during a quiet moment at a busy marketplace in Nyaung U, Myanmar.
       
     

A fishmonger stares blankly during a quiet moment at a busy marketplace in Nyaung U, Myanmar.

 A vendor at Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan, prepares a dish for waiting customers.
       
     

A vendor at Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan, prepares a dish for waiting customers.

 An elderly man proudly poses for a portrait at his home in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

An elderly man proudly poses for a portrait at his home in Bagan, Myanmar.

 A man laughs at being photographed on the streets of Yangon, Myanmar.
       
     

A man laughs at being photographed on the streets of Yangon, Myanmar.

 A woman on a rural road in Cambodia.
       
     

A woman on a rural road in Cambodia.

 A boy riding a bicycle among a small cluster of stilted homes 40 km south of Siem Reap. This area is far off the tourist circuit and is rarely, if ever visited by outsiders.
       
     

A boy riding a bicycle among a small cluster of stilted homes 40 km south of Siem Reap. This area is far off the tourist circuit and is rarely, if ever visited by outsiders.

 A young girl rides her bike on a dirt road through Chreav village, south of Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     

A young girl rides her bike on a dirt road through Chreav village, south of Siem Reap, Cambodia.

 A girl selling souvenirs poses for a photo outside a temple in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

A girl selling souvenirs poses for a photo outside a temple in Bagan, Myanmar.

 A mother and daughter fill up buckets of potable water from a well near their home in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

A mother and daughter fill up buckets of potable water from a well near their home in Bagan, Myanmar.

 A woman selling vegetables on the ride of a road in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     

A woman selling vegetables on the ride of a road in Luang Prabang, Laos.

 A man weaves together bamboo rice steamers in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     

A man weaves together bamboo rice steamers in Luang Prabang, Laos.

 A sanitation worker cleaning the streets of Luang Prabang, Laos, poses for a photo-op.
       
     

A sanitation worker cleaning the streets of Luang Prabang, Laos, poses for a photo-op.

 A man pushes his boat off the shores of Kampong Phluk, a stilted village on the banks of the Tonle Sap Lake. This photo was taken in February, the peak dry season; during the rainy season, water pours in from the nearby Mekong River and the lake swells to 5x it's size, with levels rising up to 10 meters, submerging the stilts that the homes are built on.
       
     

A man pushes his boat off the shores of Kampong Phluk, a stilted village on the banks of the Tonle Sap Lake. This photo was taken in February, the peak dry season; during the rainy season, water pours in from the nearby Mekong River and the lake swells to 5x it's size, with levels rising up to 10 meters, submerging the stilts that the homes are built on.

 A man sitting on a sidewalk in Bangkok reads a newspaper.
       
     

A man sitting on a sidewalk in Bangkok reads a newspaper.

 A girl cooks breakfast for road travelers at the Yangon-Mandalay Highway rest area in Phyu, Myanmar.
       
     

A girl cooks breakfast for road travelers at the Yangon-Mandalay Highway rest area in Phyu, Myanmar.

Christopher Markisz - Mawlamyine Restaurant
       
     
Christopher Markisz - Mawlamyine Restaurant
 Day or night, there is no shortage of street food in Bangkok, Thailand.
       
     

Day or night, there is no shortage of street food in Bangkok, Thailand.

Christopher Markisz - Shanghai Street Food
       
     
Christopher Markisz - Shanghai Street Food
 A street barber gives a patron a haircut on a cold night in Shanghai, China.
       
     

A street barber gives a patron a haircut on a cold night in Shanghai, China.

 A street barber gives a patron a shave in Shanghai, China.
       
     

A street barber gives a patron a shave in Shanghai, China.

 A Chinese soldier stands guard at Tiananmen Square. Beijing, China.
       
     

A Chinese soldier stands guard at Tiananmen Square. Beijing, China.

 A Cambodian man takes an afternoon nap in a hammock with his daughter under their home.
       
     

A Cambodian man takes an afternoon nap in a hammock with his daughter under their home.

 A portrait of an elderly woman in Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

A portrait of an elderly woman in Bagan, Myanmar.

 A monk counts money after closing hours at the market in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar.
       
     

A monk counts money after closing hours at the market in Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar.

 A worshiper outside Lama Temple in Beijing, China.
       
     

A worshiper outside Lama Temple in Beijing, China.

 A lone monk walks alongside a temple wall after the daily alms-giving ceremony on a rainy morning in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     

A lone monk walks alongside a temple wall after the daily alms-giving ceremony on a rainy morning in Luang Prabang, Laos.

 Buddhist nuns panned while walking at Shwedagon Pagoda. Yangon, Myanmar.
       
     

Buddhist nuns panned while walking at Shwedagon Pagoda. Yangon, Myanmar.

 A novice monk at Wat Tao Hai sweeps the temple grounds after an afternoon thunderstorm. Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     

A novice monk at Wat Tao Hai sweeps the temple grounds after an afternoon thunderstorm. Luang Prabang, Laos.

 A small group of monks walk back to their temple after the early morning alms-giving ceremony in Luang Prabang, Laos. Normally, there are several dozen, if not hundreds of monks who partake in this daily ceremony but on cold and rainy days like this one, only a handful show up to carry on the sacred tradition.
       
     

A small group of monks walk back to their temple after the early morning alms-giving ceremony in Luang Prabang, Laos. Normally, there are several dozen, if not hundreds of monks who partake in this daily ceremony but on cold and rainy days like this one, only a handful show up to carry on the sacred tradition.

Monks On A Foot Bridge
       
     
Monks On A Foot Bridge

Two monks cross a bamboo footbridge over the Nam Khan River in Luang Prabang, Laos.

 Buddhist Monks go for a swim in Hpa An, Myanmar.
       
     

Buddhist Monks go for a swim in Hpa An, Myanmar.

 A Buddhist Nun in Ta Promh.
       
     

A Buddhist Nun in Ta Promh.

 An environmental portrait of my tuk tuk driver Sam in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     

An environmental portrait of my tuk tuk driver Sam in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

 A boy on the shoreline of the Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia.
       
     

A boy on the shoreline of the Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia.

 A herd of cattle walk through soft afternoon sunlight on a road near Bagan, Myanmar.
       
     

A herd of cattle walk through soft afternoon sunlight on a road near Bagan, Myanmar.

 A young Hmong girl from Laos in traditional attire.
       
     

A young Hmong girl from Laos in traditional attire.

 A worshipper poses for a photo inside Jing'an Temple in Shanghai, China.
       
     

A worshipper poses for a photo inside Jing'an Temple in Shanghai, China.

 A villager rides a bicycle on a hot day in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     

A villager rides a bicycle on a hot day in Luang Prabang, Laos.

 A portrait of a toddler outside her family's house near Siem Reap, Cambodia.
       
     

A portrait of a toddler outside her family's house near Siem Reap, Cambodia.

 There are many different modes of transportation in Mawlamyine, Myanmar.
       
     

There are many different modes of transportation in Mawlamyine, Myanmar.

 A man poses for a portrait in Saigon, Vietnam.
       
     

A man poses for a portrait in Saigon, Vietnam.

 The sun sets behind the Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos.
       
     

The sun sets behind the Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos.

Christopher Markisz - Palacio De La Rumba
       
     
Christopher Markisz - Palacio De La Rumba