Southeast Asia Photos: Outdoor Scenes

 
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In the mountains of Bali, a 'banjar' is a social grouping limited only to those who were born within the territory. The banjar is strengthened by communal unity and sacred religious ceremonies.  
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Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur's 20-acre historical center, contains a 100-year-old fountain, a cricket pitch, an underground food and entertainment complex, and a 100-meter flagpole marking the spot where the Malayan flag was raised on August 31, 1957—the day Malaysia declared independence from British rule.  
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The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market lies 50 miles west of Bangkok. Hundreds of vendor boats crowd the market area daily until noon, selling fruit, vegetables, and seafood.  
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The rice terraces of Bali, Indonesia, date back over 2,000 years after farmers carved the stepped terraces out of steep hillsides with primitive hand tools. Since rice is the staple of the islanders, the terraces have been kept in meticulous condition.  
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Andrew Macdonald chose Thailand's Phi Phi Le as the setting for his film The Beach because of its secluded setting. Surrounded by high cliffs and with lagoons cut off from the sea, the island is one of the most beautiful spots in the world.  
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Singapore is Southeast Asia's cultural melting pot, with people from India, China, Malaya, and even further afield criss-crossing in a bubbling, dynamic modern metropolis.  
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The third largest island in the world, Borneo's dense rainforests contain a variety of wildlife—including the seriously endangered orangutan. Threatened by human development, only 15,000 orangutans exist in the wild.  
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