Thailand felt easy. Efficient public transportation, fast food chain restaurants, comfortable accommodation and several tourists – the perfect combination for pleasant holidays. Conversely, besides the weekend in Koh Tao, the definition of holidays (and such relaxed implications) did not quite reflect the schedule of the past two weeks. Although not filming or documenting, I was still caught up with work. Thailand being Thailand, also offered all the commodities needed to be productive; and so, it felt easy.
One familiar computer screen, one sky-high public metro and flawlessly designed coffee shops have been active partners of my daily routine in Bangkok. Since I returned from Koh Tao, the unusual off-camera period has assured on-computer productive sprees. From editing Turkey to writing Thailand, this game called “busy-ness” has required more dedication towards one specific activity; and the inspiration required for writing has faded away along with filters, cuts and transitions.
Just a week ago, brutal political manifests conflicted with the peaceful Thai mentality and culture. Although peace might not be fully restored along the neighborhoods of Bangkok, the surrounding beauty soothes the soul of those longing for harmony. Let the pictures through your eyes.
Behind the scenes video filmed amidst the political protests in Sukhumvit, Bangkok. Although the place where I filmed looked relatively calm, just a couple miles up that same street, heavy military secluded the area from protesters. Since I did not feel comfortable filming at that location, check photos section for images. The video is also being [...]