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South West China

Travel Map

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Travelled to South West China... arrived Guilin (Guangxi), (China) from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), then travelled to/through; Guilin (Guangxi), Kunming, Lijiang, Walnut Garden (Tiger Leaping Gorge), Shangri-la, Dali, Kunming (Yunnan), Kaili, Diman, Zhaoxing, (Guizhou), Ping'an (Longsheng), Yangshuo, Guilin (Guangxi), (China) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Banda Aceh, Pulau Weh (Sumatra) (Indonesia)...



Moon and Sun Pagodas
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On 'Shan Hu' lake in the centre of the city you'll find the 'Moon and Sun Pagodas', Guilin, Guangxi, China.



Lijiang Canal
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Walking the charming canals of the old-town in historic Lijiang, Yunnan, China.




Tiger Leaping Landslide
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Scrambling over a recent landslide between Walnut Garden and Qiaotou, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan, China.


Snack Vendors
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Snack vendors on the road to Shangri-la, in the limestone terrace town of Baishuitai, Yunnan, China.




Shangri-la Alley-Way
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Exploring meandering alley-ways in mystical Shangri-la, Yunnan, China.





Dali Streets
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Traditional shoe-repairer on the streets of Dali, Yunnan, China.


Traditional Pharmacy
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Traditional old Chinese wooden pharmacy in what's left of the 'old town', Kunming, Yunnan, China.



Like a Tiger
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Various animal parts, including Tiger Paw sold on the streets of Kaili, Guizhou, China.



Dong Dwellings
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Traditional Dong dwellings in the small hidden hillside village of Dimen, Guizhou, China.




On the Canal
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Daily life on canals in the Dong township of Zhaoxing, Guizhou, China.


Ping'an Paddies
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Rice ready to harvest at the famous Dragon's Backbone rice terraces, Ping'an, Guangxi, China.




River Li
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Rafting along the tranquil waters of Karst-lined River Li into Yangshuo, Guangxi, China.


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Posted by joffre 01:51 Archived in China Tagged china photography Comments (0)

Malaysia

Travel Map

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Travelled to Malaysia... arrived Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) from Dhaka (Bangladesh) then travelled to/through; Tanah Rata (Cameron Highlands), Perhentian Besar/Kecil and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...


Plantation Views
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View of one of the many tea plantations on the trek up Gunung Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia.



Apa Kamu Lihat?
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A family of Dusky Leaf monkey's surprised by a pesky early morning camera wielding tourist, Perhentian Besar, Malaysia.


On the Beach
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Wooden jetty on the beach outside the Flora 2, Perhentian Besar, Malaysia.

Swings n Roundabouts
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A child and father sheltering under a tree during the heat of the day, Perhentian Village, Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia.

Tuna Bay
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The beach at Tuna Bay, Perhentian Besar, Malaysia.

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Bangladesh

Travel Map

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Travelled to Bangladesh/Malaysia... arrived Dhaka (Bangladesh) via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) then travelled to/through; Dhaka, Chittagong, Rangamati, Chittagong, Srimongal, Sylhet, Dhaka, Barisal, Khulna, Kushtia, Rajshahi, Bogra, Rangpur, Dhaka (Bangladesh) and back home via Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)...



Between Shifts
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A port worker on the Buriganga River taking a break on top of a busy ticket booth, Sadarghat, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Ooops!
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Catastrophic CNG clash on the chaotic streets of Chittagong, Bangladesh.



What's your Beef?
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Fresh cuts of meat at a local butcher in the Hill Tribe town of Rangamati, Bangladesh.


Ped-destrians
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On the busy and vibrant streets of Srimongal, Bangladesh.


All Aboard!
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Loading the Sundarbans 'Rocket' steamer in Barisal, Bangladesh.




On the Platform
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A rare quiet moment while waiting for the next train, near Kushtia, Bangladesh.


Across the Flood Plain
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On the banks of the Padma River looking across the Ganges flood plains, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.



Shiva Temple
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Part of the impressive Shiva Temple complex at Puthia, a hidden gem just out of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.


Taxi!
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Driver's waiting for customers at a local market rickshaw stand, Rangpur, Bangladesh.


Dhaka Rickshaw
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One of the half million rickshaws that help move people through the busy streets, Motijheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.


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