So last week we posted the first Travel Photo of the week in the last month. We have been really struggling to get the weekly photos up due to slow and unreliable internet in Asia and, more recently, on a boat. Because of the lack of photo of the week posts we thought this week we’d do something a little different and share a lot of photos from our travels for your enjoyment.
As we have traveled around Asia, we have had a lot of fun visiting different temples. Now you may think it a little strange to have a lot of fun visiting a temple but it is not the temples that were the fun part. You see at a lot of the temples around Asia have monkeys hanging out at them. Why? Well from our understanding, in Hinduism, monkeys are considered holy and even represent or may be gods.
These moneys are very cute, smart, curious and most of all sneaky. If you have any food, or even just some bright/reflective objects on your person and are not careful the monkeys will take it from you. Many time we would be feeding one monkey a banana and a greedy monkey who was perhaps his partner-in-crime would come over and steal our entire bag of bananas from right out of our other hand.
Hope you enjoy the monkey postures. We enjoyed encountering these cute and amazing animals.
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Monkey Forest – Ubud, Indonesia
The Amber Fort – Jaipur, India
Monkey Temple – Kathmandu, Nepal
Batu Caves – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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