Time to slow down and take a short nap!

at rest

I have spent quite a bit of time in South East Asia over the last few years and the one thing that I notice, is how tired you become around the middle of the day - especially in the warmer months.  As a result, many of the locals will often take a longer lunch break or just have a nap (or siesta) from time to time.  If I am working, this is sometimes the only time I can find a chance to grab a camera and go for a walk to take a few photos on the streets.  This series of photos are manly from a recent trip through Malaysia and Vietnam, though there is one photo dating back to 2006 (see below).  I often take the time to organise my photos according to themes so that I can easily complete various projects (and find things), however sometimes I will often end up with similar names/descriptions/tags for certain collections of photos.  The way I store/edit/process and even take photos has changed a lot from the early 2000s when I made the leap from film to digital (though I still shoot film - but its really really expensive in Australia).  I am sure I could have just titled each of the following photos as "flat out" but will try to be creative!  About the only photo I don't have is a "cat nap" pic but I am sure there one in my collection.

"Foot com"

"napping in the wind of the fan"

"lights out!"

"A well balanced rest"

"Hammocks, gates and diamonds" This photo was taken in Hue in 2005 during a lunch break.

"An organised sleep"

"kiddy nap"

"A synchronised nap"

"Every bed is comfy"

"A rice nap"

"A nap with rain protection"

"A creative hidden nap for a foot and a hand"

"Hammocks are the most comfy place to nap"

"About as horizontal as you can get"

"Cars, buses and a seat"

 "A bike nap"


...this is an awesome collection of just siesta life in these countries

By jane (not verified)

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