Our pals at Nomad Is Beautiful run a monthly thematic photo essay featuring images of people performing an activity. When I saw the first one of these (people reading), I recalled having wanted to collect pictures of people sleeping on buses, trains, or planes. Thus inspired, I decided to follow through. The alert presence of other passengers squashed my ambition, however. I soon found a healthy alternative.
Many times in Southeast Asia I saw people sleeping in plain sight on the street. They were not homeless. On the contrary, they mostly appeared to be taking a snooze while working. Since then I found and documented more people sleeping in public in Australia and South America, but I’m going to stick with Southeast Asia in this post and leave other continents for the future.
Sleeping in Bangkok, Thailand
Sleeping in George Town, Malaysia
Sleeping in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sleeping in Pulau Besar, Malaysia
Sleeping in Melaka, Malaysia
Sleeping in Singapore
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