Sometimes an image is worth a thousand words… and sometimes an image can take you back in time to a moment long ago.

These 30 pictures were taken in 2016 yet their stories reveal a time very different to the modern day.

All photos are my own.

Buffalo Carts
Buffalo Carts in the outskirts of Siem Reap, Cambodia

 

Historic City of Ayutthaya, Thailand
Historic City of Ayutthaya, Thailand

 

Temple in Hanoi City, Vietnam
Temple in Hanoi City, Vietnam

 

Men playing volleyball in Mandalay, Myanmar
Men playing volleyball in Mandalay, Myanmar

 

Old war jeeps turned into public transport in manila, Philippines
Old WWII Jeeps turned into public transport in Manila, Philippines

 

Lady drying rice in a small remote village of North Sumatra
Lady drying rice in a small remote village of North Sumatra

 

Houses on Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia
Houses on Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia

 

Filipino farmer tills the soil using a buffalo
Filipino farmer tills the soil using a buffalo

 

Old modes of transportation in UNESCO city Melaka, Malaysia
Old modes of transportation in UNESCO city Melaka, Malaysia

 

Fisherman and farmers on the Irrawaddy River, Myanmar
Fisherman and farmers on the Irrawaddy River, Myanmar

 

Children on a school break in Vang Vieng, Laos
Children on a school break in Vang Vieng, Laos

 

A small boat in Cambodia's Chi Phat
A small boat in Cambodia’s Chi Phat region

 

Farmer family in Kalaw, Myanmar
Farming family in Kalaw, Myanmar

 

Hmong children in Sapa, Vietnam
Hmong children in Sapa, Vietnam

 

Temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Temple in Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

Vietnamese woman in the Mekong Delta
Vietnamese woman in the Mekong Delta

 

Yangon street sellers, Myanmar
Yangon street sellers, Myanmar

 

A small boat community in Balicasag Island, Philippines
A small boat community in Balicasag Island, Philippines

 

Traditional houses in Laos' Pakse district
Traditional houses in Laos’ Pakse district

 

The old trains of Myanmar
The old trains of Myanmar

 

Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue, Vietnam
Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue, Vietnam

 

Auto-Rickshaw, Donsol, Philippines
Auto-Rickshaw, Donsol, Philippines

 

Temples of Bagan Myanmar
Temples of Bagan, Myanmar

 

Fruit sellers, Hanoi, Vietnam
Fruit sellers, Hanoi, Vietnam

 

Farmers and builders in a small village near Mingun, Myanmar
Farmers and builders transporting bamboo in a small village near Mingun, Myanmar

 

Lady watering her farm in Hoi An, Vietnam
Lady watering her vegetable farm in Hoi An, Vietnam

 

Girl carrying pots in an Indian village outside Yangon, Myanmar
Girl carrying pots in an Indian village outside Yangon, Myanmar

 

Locals sell seafood on the streets of An Thoi, in southern Phu Quoc, Vietnam
Locals sell seafood on the streets of An Thoi, in southern Phu Quoc, Vietnam

 

Children play in the trees of a village just outside Yangon, Myanmar
Children play in the trees of a village just outside Yangon, Myanmar

 

Fisherman on Myanmar's Inle Lake
Fisherman on Myanmar’s Inle Lake

 

These are some of the moments I witnessed in this beautiful region of the world. If you like this post please share it using any of the buttons below.

2 thoughts on “30 Photos Of Asia That Will Take You Back In Time

  1. I’m from the Philippines and I can see a huge difference from your old photos of the jeepneys to the colorful modern jeeps now. =)

    1. Thank you for your kind comment. Those jeepneys are definitely a signature part of the Philippines 🙂

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