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Paul Frankenstein

I was born in Hong Kong. By the time I was six, I'd lived in four cities on three continents, learned four languages and forgotten three of them. I have a B.A. in Oriental Studies from the University of Arizona and have traveled extensively in Asia and Europe. I now live in New York, where I'm a student at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. My personal blog lives at paulfrankenstein.org.

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Latest posts by Paul Frankenstein

Images from Thailand: Tiger Dancer

“Tiger Dancer” by Scruffy Dan A dancer with a tiger mask prowls through a parade in Bangkok.

Images from Morocco: Fishing Boats

“Fishing Boats” by Andrew Wales The fishing harbour in Essaouira, Morocco.

Images From Indonesia: Hi, It Stop Working!

“Hi, It Stop Working” by Budi Sukmana A tuk-tuk driver in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, pushes his stalled vehicle and its passengers to safety during a sudden downpour. Note: We...

Images from Palestine: Cameraman

“Cameraman” by Dave Berger

Images from Japan: Sushi

“Sushi” by Sekihan A young woman ponders the display at a sushi restaurant in Tokyo.

Images from Afghanistan: Winter Streets in Kabul

“Winter Streets in Kabul” by TKnoxB Cabs share the snow-covered streets with men on bicycles in Kabul last winter.

Images from India: Pilgrim

“Pilgrim” by Mor

Images from Japan: Oko

“Oko” by MC MasterChef A small grill/noodle shop in Oko, a small town near Hiroshima. Note that most of the counter space is actually a cooking surface.

Images from Indonesia: Finding the Fish

“Finding the Fish” by Budi Sukmana Fishermen (and fisherwomen) sort through the catch on the beach in west Java.

Images from Singapore: Bloggers All

“Bloggers All” by Ashwin Kumar Scenes from a Singaporean blogger meetup.

Images from Bhutan: Showtime

“Showtime” by Mick Yates A traditional Bhutanese musician starts his solo.

Images From China: Shanghai Subway Scene

“Shanghai MRT” by Vampirex A subway train pulls out of the station in Shanghai.

Images From Nepal: Detergent Ad

Photograph by Indrani Soemardjan A young boy sits next to a wall emblazoned with an advertisement for detergent.

Malaysia: English – Benglish Translator

China: Hitch in the Alibaba deal?

China: PLA Wanted ads

China: how returned overseas chinese viewed by locals?

South Korea: The Blog Blackout of 2005

Singapore: A protest in sunny Singapore

Sudan: More AU Troops coming?

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