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Eastern Europe

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View Eastern Europe 2011 on joffre's travel map.

Travelled to Eastern Europe... arriving from Seoul (South Korea), then travelled to/through; Istanbul (Turkey), Veliko Taravo (Bulgaria), Bucharest, Brasvo, Sighisoara, Sibiu (Romania), Budapest, Esztergom, Eger (Hungary), Prague (Czech Republic), Tirana (Albania), Skopje (Macedonia), Sofia, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), Istanbul (Turkey) and back home via Seoul (South Korea).

Galata Bridge
Strolling across the famous Galata Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey.

Patriarchal Cathedral
The medieval Patriarchal Cathedral in the fortress of Tsarevets in the "Village of Kings", Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.

Bucharest Evening
Late evening in downtown Bucharest, Romania.

Brasov Square
The lively square in tourist friendly Brasov, Romania.

Citadel Clock Tower
In the medieval Transylvanian town of Sighisoara, Romania.

Saxon Streets
Traditional Transylvanian Saxon houses in the streets of UNESCO listed Biertan, Transylvania, Romania.

Sibiu Solstice
Locals share their atmospheric old town with a winter make-over ready for the production of a movie, Sibiu, Romania.

The Danube
Cruising down the Danube past the impressive Hungarian Parliament building in beautiful Budapest, Hungary.

Esztergom Streets
This small historical border town is particularly significant for Catholics with it's huge Bazilika, Esztergom, Hungary.

"Valley of Maidens"
In the famed wine growing region and spa town of Eger, you'll find the "Valley of Maidens" where you can sample and buy a variety of local wines at very reasonable prices, Eger, Hungary.

Spooky Clock Tower
A spooky gothic clock tower in Prague, Czech Republic.

Kruja Views
Nestled into the hills an hour north of Tirana is the spectacular village of Kruja where you'll find a historical castle, interesting bazaar and awesome views, Kruja, Albania.

St Nedelya Church
St Nedelya Church is a medieval Orthodox church dating back to the 10th century and a landmark in the centre of Sofia, Bulgaria.


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Travelled to Bali... arrived Denpasar (Indonesia) from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Denpasar, Ubud, Amed (Bali) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Pool Side
Pool side in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.

Fishing Boats
Local fishing boats cover the black sand beach of Karang Asem, Bali, Indonesia.

Rice Paddies
Lush rice paddies near the village of Abang, Bali, Indonesia.

Full-Moon Ceremony
Balinese Full-Moon Ceremony on the spectacular winding back-roads between Peringsari and Rendang, Bali, Indonesia.


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Pulau Weh

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Travelled to Pulau Weh ... arrived Banda Aceh (Sumatra) (Indonesia) from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Sabang, Sumur Tiga (Pulau Weh) then back home via Banda Aceh (Sumatra) (Indonesia) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

Sabang Markets
Vendors selling their wares at the small markets in Sabang, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.

Sabang Markets
Selection of local dried fish and chill at the markets, Sabang, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.

Night Markets
Setting up at the night food markets in Sabang, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.

Tropical Waters
Typical boat on the tropical shores of Iboih, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.

Freddies Bungalows
Tourist bungalows on the coast at Sumur Tiga, Pulau Weh, Indonesia.

Jalan Petaling
Chinatown's famous Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


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