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Sam Gellman

Entries by Sam Gellman

Stepping Back In Time In Myanmar (PHOTOS)

(5) Comments | Posted May 14, 2012 | 7:00 AM

There's an innocence to Myanmar that is unique in Southeast Asia. Walking the streets of Mandalay or Yangon, it's not uncommon for someone to approach and ask if they can join and give directions to the next destination. The experienced traveler suspects that there will be a price tag, but...

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Sky, Sea And Smiles In The Philippines (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2012 | 7:00 AM

I fumbled off the plane and blinked in the heat as I began to sweat and became self-conscious of the camera straps and excessive luggage. My trip to the Philippines was so spur of the moment, I wasn't ready for the shock of arrival.

On one of the following mornings...

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Capturing Asia's Chaotic Year In Quiet Moments (PHOTOS)

(10) Comments | Posted January 13, 2012 | 6:00 AM

During a year that saw protests, a tsunami and the death of a dictator, I tried to capture the small moments in Asia that often go undocumented. These images seemed an important way of remembering that everyday life goes on regardless of what events may grab headlines.


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Traveling Through Kim Jong Il's Austere And Extravagant North Korea (PHOTOS)

(131) Comments | Posted December 19, 2011 | 6:00 AM

In September, I went on a trip I'd been hoping to take since I moved to Hong Kong five years ago. I headed to North Korea.

Accompanied by a friend, I took a two person guided tour arranged by Koryo Tours. Though we were accompanied and...

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