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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 08.03.2014 19:08 Archived in Taiwan Tagged photography taiwan Comments (0)

Central Asia

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Travelled to Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan... arriving from Incheon (South Korea) then travelled to/through; Tashkent, Fergana (Uzbekistan), Osh, Jalalabad, Arslanbob, Bishkek, Cholpon Ata, Karakol, Tamga, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara, Samarkand, Tashkent (Uzbekistan) and back home via Seoul (South Korea), Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, (Malaysia)...

Incheon Evening
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Outdoor dining on the streets of Incheon, South Korea.

Fresh Bread
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Fresh Uzbeki 'Odi Non' bread at the local markets, Fergana, Uzbekistan.


Margilan Markets
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Ancient mosque in the 'Silk Road' town of Margilon, Uzbekistan.


Apartment Art
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An apartment block in Osh, Kyrgyzstan.




Arslanbob Views
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View of the stunning Khrebet Babash-Ata Mountains from the small village of Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan.



Cholpon Ata
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A brief respite for the weary traveller on the tranquil shores of Lake Issyk Kul, where Kazakh and Russian holiday makers flock to frolic in the waters of the lake, Cholpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan.




Russian Orthodox
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The unique and intricate detail of the all wooden 'Russian Holy Trinity Orthodox Church' in Karakol, Kyrgyzstan.


Village Rose
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On the streets of the small, dusty, rural village of Tamga, Kyrgyzstan.




Last of the Eagle Hunters
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A young male eagle belonging to one of the handful of Kyrgyz who practice 'Burkutchu' or Eagle Hunting, Bokonbaevo, Kyrgyzstan.




Changing of the Guard
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At the central Ala-Too Square you can see the ritual of the 'changing of the guard' in the capital of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.



City of Walls
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The ancient 'Silk Road' town of Khiva is completely enclosed with these spectacular Mughul walls, Khiva, Uzbekistan.




Sunset Departure
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Late afternoon on the platform at the Urgench Railway Station, Urgench, Uzbekistan.




Kolan 'Great' Mosque Dome
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The Kolan 'Great' Mosque holds 12 000 worshiper's and is so grand, that in 1219 Genghis Khan thought it was the 'Palace of the Emir', Bukhara, Uzbekistan.


Bibi-Khanum Mosque
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The famous Bibi-Khanum Mosque in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Jongno
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On the busy streets of Jongno, Seoul, South Korea.


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Posted by joffre 01.08.2013 01:08 Archived in Uzbekistan Tagged south_korea photography uzbekistan kyrgyzstan Comments (0)

Vietnam

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Travelled to Vietnam... arriving from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Ho Chi Minh, Binh Chau, Mui Ne, Da lat, Buon Ma Thuot, Gia Nghia, Phuoc Long, Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Old and New
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Saigon skyline soaring north, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

Hot Springs
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Hot springs of the kitchie proletariat 'Binh Chau Eco Spa Resort', Binh Chau, Vietnam.

Fishing Port
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Colourful fishing boats in the harbour at Mui Ne, Vietnam.

Night Markets
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Setting up at the Central markets in the Central Highland city of Da Lat, Vietnam.

Rubber Plantation
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One of the many rubber plantations that surround Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam.

At the Markets
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Local vegetable markets in Gia Nghia, Vietnam.

Cash Crop
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Cashews drying on the streets of Phuoc Long, Vietnam.

On the Streets
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Enjoying an afternoon game amongst friends, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

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Posted by joffre 04.01.2013 16:19 Archived in Vietnam Tagged malaysia vietnam photography Comments (0)

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