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Indonesia

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Travelled to Indonesia... arriving in Denpasar, (Bali), (Indonesia) then travelled to/through; Kupang (West Timor), Lewoleba (Pulau Lembata), Larantuka, Maumere, Moni, Kelimutu, Ende, Bajawa, Ruteng, Labuan Bajo (Flores), Waikabuka, Wanokaka, Waikabubak, Waingapu, Mondu (Sumba) and back home via Denpasar, (Bali), (Indonesia)...




Rumah Makan
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Locals queuing for a popular and tasty Rumah Makan on the streets of Tuban, Bali, Indonesia.



Kupang Evening
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Enjoying a beautiful balmy evening on the promenade, Kupang, Timor, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Lewoleba Bay
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Late afternoon view across the bay to Ile Api, an active, sulphur spewing volcano, Lewoleba, Pulau Lembata, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.




Gunung Boleng
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View across tropical turquoise waters to volcanic Gunung Boleng, Pulau Adonara, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.




Larantuka Port
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The chaotic mayhem of the Lewoleba to Larantuka ferry disembarking, Larantuka, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Sikka Church
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The 100 year old Portuguese Church in the seaside village of Sikka, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Rumah Adat
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Ornately carved entrance to the Rumah Adat or traditional law house in the hill town of Moni, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Kelimutu Crater
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The amazing multi-coloured crater lakes of Gunung Kelimutu, Moni, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Blue Pebble Beach
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The stunning blue-pebble stone beach of Desa Penggajawa, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.




Ende Mosque
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Dramatic mosque minaret, late afternoon during the burning hour, Ende, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Wolotopo Wall
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Walled adat housing of the Lio people who live on the coast, east of Ende, Wolotopo, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Kampung Bena
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Traditional Indonesian Kampung Asli or village in the hills above Bajawa, Bena, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Sawah Rings
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The centre of one of the famous Sawah rings also known as the 'spider-web' rice paddies in the village of Desa Lodok, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.



Ruteng Paddies
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Newly planted rice paddies in the fertile hills around the town of Ruteng, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.


Wooden Pier
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The old wooden pier at sunset in the port and tourist town of Labuan Bajo, Flores, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Wanokaka Beach
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The delightful but isolated surfing beach at Wanokaka, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.




Rua Man
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Fisherman in the small seaside village of Rua, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Kampung Tambelar
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Traditional Rumah Asli in Kampung Tambelar, Waikabubak, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Catch of the Day
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Fresh barracuda for sale down at the wharf, Waingapu, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.






Ikat Weaving
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Local Asli villagers weaving traditional Ikat in Kawangu, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





Carved Tablets
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Carved stone tablets on top of the 2m stone-slab tombs in Kampung Priyawang, Sumba, Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.





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Posted by joffre 02:51 Archived in Indonesia Tagged bali indonesia flores timor sumba nusa_tenggara lembata Comments (0)

Germany

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Travelled to Germany/Slovakia/Hungary/Poland... arriving via (Singapore) and (Abu Dhabi), then travelled to/through; Frankfurt, Mannheim, Elzach, Friedrichshafen, (Baden-Württemberg), Berchtesgaden, Munich, (Bavaria), (Germany), Bratislava (Slovakia), Budapest (Hungary), Krakow (Lesser Poland), Warslaw (Masovia), Wroclaw ( Lower Silesia), (Poland), Dresden (Sachsen), Berlin, Frankfurt (Baden-Württemberg), (Germany) and back home via (Abu Dhabi) and (Singapore)...


TV Building
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The unique TV Building in the city of Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


Black Forest
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The beautiful Black Forest country-side, Elzach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Old Town
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The charming Old Town in the village of Meersburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


Rooftop Views
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View from the Munster Spire in the village of Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


View to a View
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Viewing platform on the edge of peaceful Lake Konstanz, Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


Neuschwanstein Schloss
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The ubiquitous Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Bavaria, Germany.



Eagle's Nest
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Mountain-top tea house built for Adolf Hitler, Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany.

HauptBahnHof
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The busy railway station or Hauptbahnhof in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.



On Track
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View to the Bratislava Castle along busy Obchodna street, Bratislava, Slovakia.




Hungarian Parliament
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The impressive Hungarian Parliament building during the evening, Budapest, Hungary.




Oświęcim Fencing
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Fortified fencing at the infamous Oświęcim (aka Auschwitz) Nazi death camp, Oświęcim, Lesser Poland, Poland.


Palac Mlodziezy
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The stunning 'Palace of Culture and Science' building lit up during a cold evening, Warsaw, Masovia, Poland.



Rynek we Wrocławiu
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The colourful and historic Rynek or market square in the city of Wroclaw, Lower Silesia, Poland.



Hipster Heaven
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The Hebeda's hotel is a local institution, in the vibrant home of the hipster, Neustadt, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany.



Schlossbrücke Statue
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A shining Schlossbrücke statue, with view over the Lustgarten to the impressive Berliner Dom, Mitte, Berlin, Germany.



Römerberg Ostzeile
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Rainy evening at the Römerberg Ostzeile or old town centre, Alstadt, Frankfurt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Posted by joffre 23:13 Archived in Germany Tagged germany poland hungary slovakia Comments (0)

Taiwan

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Travelled to Taiwan... arriving via Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia) then travelled to/through; Taipei, Keelung, Taroko National Park, Yuli, Checheng, Guanziling, Alishan, Shuishe, Nanzhuang, Taipei (Taiwan), and back home via Kuala Lumpur, (Malaysia)...




On the Nose
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At the Lungshan Temple night markets Taipei, Taiwan.


Miaokou Night Markets
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At Keelung's famous Miaokou Night Markets, reputedly one of the best.. in the World, Keelung, Taiwan.


Taroko National Park
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In Taroko National Park, Taiwan's version of Tiger Leaping Gorge, Taroko National Park, Taiwan.



Yuli Rice Paddies
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Rows of young rice planted in the fertile Rift Valley, Yuli, Taiwan.

Shiti Port
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Shiti Port is a typical East-coast Taiwanese sea-side village, just north of the Shimen scenic area and on the Tropic of Cancer, Shimen, Taiwan.


Oolong
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Rows of High Mountain Oolong tea planted in the cool mountains of Alishan, Taiwan.


Sun Moon Lake
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Shuishe (ie. Sun Moon Lake) harbour on yet another rainy afternoon, Shuishe, Taiwan.


Qingming Festival
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Celebrating the Qingming Festival (ancestors day) in the Maioli town of Nanzhuang, Taiwan.

"Shibuya of Taipei"
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The popular shopping district of Ximending, the lively heart of youth counter-culture, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Posted by joffre 19:08 Archived in Taiwan Tagged photography taiwan Comments (0)

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