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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
Saigon skyline soaring north, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

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

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

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

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

Local vegetable markets, Gia Nghia, Vietnam.

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

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


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Travelled to Japan/South Korea... arriving from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Osaka, Kyoto, (Kansai), Hiroshima (Chugoku), Fukuoka, Karatsu, Nagasaki, Shimabarra, Beppu, Fukuoka, (Kyushu), (Japan), Busan, Daegu, Seoul (South Korea), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Surabya (Java), Sumenep (Madura), (Indonesia) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Dotombori Streets
The alleys and laneways of Dotombori are some of the liveliest in Osaka very reminiscent of those in the movie 'Bladerunner', and which come alive after night-fall, a must for any visitor to experience! Osaka, Kansai, Japan.

Fushimi-Inari Taisha
The famous 'red torii' path-way of the Fushimi-Inari Taisha shrine, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan.

Golden Temple
The famous Golden Pavilion of Kinkaku-ji, Kyoto, Kansai, Japan.

Pull Rickshaws
Beautiful 'Old style', large-wheeled, Japanese pull-rickshaws that take tourists around the town, Arashiyama, Kansai, Japan.

A-Bomb Dome
The chilling memorial of the destructive power of war on the people, Hiroshima, Chugoku, Japan.

Yatai Stall
One of the hundreds of popular Yatai stalls that come out each evening to sell a variety of foods on the streets, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan.

Porcelain Bridge
An exquisite porcelain tile clad bridge in the artisan village, Okaewichi-yama, Kyushu, Japan.

Limited Express
The ubiquitous Japanese train shot, in fact it's the 'Limited Express', my 'weapon of choice' when it comes to transport, Nagasaki, Kyushu, Japan.

Kannawa Hells
Hells or Jigoku, ie. steaming hot volcanic waters, used for the city's Onsen, surging through the streets, Beppu, Kyushu, Japan.

It's Show-time!
Mask at the annual International Mask Festival, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.

Postman Delivers
Postbox at the annual International Mask Festival, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.

Traditional Korean Jangseung, carved wooden totems, at the annual International Mask Festival, Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea.

Woori Nara Gogigui
While this may not be Gangnam-style, Korean Gogigui (BBQ meats cooked at your table) is one of my all time favourites, usually served with lettuce, kimchi and an assortment of sauces, washed down with cold Soju, good enough to put a smile on anyone's face! Seoul, South Korea.

Jongno Tower
One of the iconic buildings on the city skyline, Seoul, South Korea.


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Travelled to Madura... arriving from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Surabaya (Java), Sumenep (Madura), Surabaya (Java), (Indonesia) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Padang Street Stall
One of the numerous 'Nasi Padang' food stalls (ie. warungs) that pop up during the evening on the busy streets, Surabaya, Java, Indonesia.

Fishing Port
Small fishing port near the town, Sampang, Madura, Indonesia.

Fishing Platforms
Local Maduranese floating fishing platforms that are towed out onto the clear blue coastal waters, near Sejati, Madura, Indonesia.

Festival Streets
During the annual 'Bull Racing' festival, local kids are entertained with fun motorised floats through the streets, Sumenep, Madura, Indonesia.

Fishing Boats
Local fishing boats moored on the beach in readiness for an evening of fishing, Bungbungan, Madura, Indonesia.

Beachside Shack
Locals resting before their fishing boats head out onto the seas, Bungbungan, Madura, Indonesia.


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