Belkin Family South East Asia Trip

Posted on January 4, 2009

Members of the Belkin family took these pictures between late June and the second week of July 2008. Mike and Annie Belkin and their son, Sam, visited Japan, Thailand, Cambodia and Hong Kong. The trip was Sam’s present for graduating from Hawken School.

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CambodiaHouseboat--- While visiting the River People in Cambodia, Annie took a picture of a normal sized house for a family of five. SamnAnnie/Japan--- Mike took this picture while Sam and Annie were attempting to view Mt. Fuji. Standing in the Imperial Palace Outer Gardens, Mike snaps a photo of Sam and Annie admiring the grounds.
Sam receiving his first sak yant, a sacred Buddhist tattoo, called Gao Yord at Wat Bang Phra just outside of Bangkok, Thailand. Annie’s first sak yant, Har Tiow, done at Wat Bang Phra as well but by a different ajaran, the word used to reference a sak yant artist. Sam snatches a picture of Annie staring down an epic sculpture of Emperor Jayavarman VII’s mother at Ta Prohm in Cambodia.d
Mike and Sam eating one of their favorite dishes of Peking Duck in Hong Kong. At the top of Victoria Peak in Hong Kong, Annie takes a picture of Mike and Sam relaxing on a ledge.

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