Contemplation

Phuket Chinatown

I came across this guy in Phuket’s Chinatown, a quiet, crumbling reminder of the days when Phuket made its fortune from tin mining, not tourism. He might seem deep in thought but in reality he had just been picking his ear and was looking at the product of his excavations. We’re allowed to tell little lies in our photos, right?

This entry was written by Christopher DeWolf , posted on Friday October 09 2009at 12:10 pm , filed under Asia Pacific and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink . Post a comment below or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

One Response to “Contemplation”

  • Until now I’d only thought of Phuket as sandy shores, Euro-packed beach resorts, and the occasional devastating natural disaster. This photo piqued my interest in the actual town. Let’s see some more (with or without the occasional contemplative earpicker)…