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

Monkey on Tombstone in Bali

Monkey and Baby In Bali

Mother Monkey and Baby

Group Huddle

The Amber Fort – Jaipur, India

Monkey in Jaipur

Monkey in Amber Fort

Monkey in Amber Fort Close

Monkey Temple – Kathmandu, Nepal

Monkey Drinking Water

Monkey in Nepal

Monkey in Kathmandu

Cute Monkey in Nepal

Monkey Eating Candy

Monkey and Baby in Nepal

Monkey Thief in Nepal

Red Faced Monkey in Nepal

Monkey on Rope

Batu Caves – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Monkeys picking each other

Monkey at Batu Caves

Monkey Face

Photos taken using Tamron SP AF 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical [IF] and Tamron AF 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD LD Aspherical IF Macro Zoom Lens

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